In The Know

Staplcotn Reaches 100 Millionth Bale Milestone

Posted on March 22, 2016

At their quarterly board meeting in March, the board of directors and officers of Staple Cotton Cooperative Association (Staplcotn) officially recognized the receipt of the  100 millionth bale of cotton received on December 18, 2015 to be marketed by the association. The bale was produced in Donalsonville, Georgia, by Mark..
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Stephens Elected National Cotton Council Chairman 2016

Posted on February 9, 2016

Shane Stephens, Staplcotn’s Vice President of Cotton Services and Warehousing, was elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016.Named during the NCC’s annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas on February 5-7, he succeeds Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner. An active industry leader, Stephens was a member of the..
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Grower Meetings Schedule 2016

Posted on November 19, 2015

We encourage all of our members to come join us at one of our Grower Meetings that will be held in January, 2016.  Click on the link below to find a Grower Meeting in your area and let your Cotton Specialist know if you will attend.  Please note that there..
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McLaurin Elected to Board of Directors

Posted on October 15, 2015

Staplcotn and Stapldiscount welcomed a new board member on September 16, 2015. Henry “Allen” McLaurin, of Laurinburg, North Carolina was elected by the membership for a three-year term. McLaurin received his BS degree from Appalachian State University in Criminal Justice, Marketing and Management. He received his Master of Business Administration..
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In Memoriam: Herman Lee “Hank” Hodges

Posted on April 8, 2015

One of Staplcotn’s most legendary employees, Mr. Herman Lee “Hank” Hodges, passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015, at the age of 91. Hodges began his career at Staple Cotton Cooperative Association when he was still in high school as an office boy.  Hodges worked his way up holding nearly..
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