If industry is to survive it needs to "Cotton up"

Laws, Forrest
January 2006
Southeast Farm Press;1/18/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's opinions about a speech given by Earl Williams, president of the California Cotton Growers Association, regarding the cotton industry in the U.S. According to Williams, cotton industry members are facing several problems. Cotton acreage in California has decreased from 1,175,000 in 1994 to 667,000 in 2005. Williams said that challenges are nothing new for the cotton industry. The cotton industry is constantly changing. So cotton farmers must stay informed and be ready to adapt to the changes that are taking place.


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