TITLE

Speakers create memorable moments at Gin Show

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/23/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that another Mid-South Farm and Gin Show has come and gone, leaving some memorable moments for those who attended what has become the South's largest indoor farm show. One of those came in the final Gin Show appearance by Billy Dunavant , who is retiring as CEO of Dunavant Enterprises Inc. later this year. Dunavant has given the Gin Show's cotton outlook, often to standing-room-only crowds, for the last 26 years. Before giving a slightly upbeat analysis of this year's prospects for cotton prices.
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16635875

 

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