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Welcome to the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association's website. Here you can find out what we are up to with our latest news feed, learn more about specific industry issues, or learn more about us and what our organizations do for the California cotton industry.

The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations are voluntary agricultural trade associations that proudly represent 100% of all cotton ginners and growers in the state. Our associations represent our members on a variety of issues at both the state and federal level, including air quality, water quality, energy, environmental, labor, taxes, transportation and many others. Our focus is solely on California cotton, which gives us the opportunity to specifically represent the interest of the California cotton industry. With numerous success stories under our belt and many more on the horizon, the associations have gained a reputation for first class representation both locally and statewide.

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News & Issues

Fresno State JCAST Dean Sandra Witte Retires

A special Retirement Celebration was held yesterday to honor Dr. Sandra Witte, Dean emerita of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (JCAST) at Fresno State.  University President Joseph Castro spoke of Dr. Witte’s accomplishments at the University and her contributions to JCAST.   Assemblyman Jim Patterson issued a proclamation from the valley delegation recognizing […]

Pink Bollworm Program – Silverleaf Whitefly Report 8/26/19-9/6/19

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Pink Bollworm Program has released its report for monitoring Silverleaf Whitefly. The program monitored for whitefly and other cotton pests from August 26, 2019 to September 6, 2019. For the full report, please follow the button link below: Silverleaf Whitefly Monitoring Report


California law requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide not only two hours of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to supervisors, but also a 1-hour training to all nonsupervisory employees. This training must be completed by January 1, 2020. The Western Agricultural Processors Association and California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association, […]

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