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Staplcotn Well Represented in 2014

Posted on February 24, 2014

Staplcotn members and staff continue to provide extraordinary leadership and representation in the U.S. cotton industry.  We congratulate them and are very appreciative of their service. National Cotton Council Officers Vice Chairman : Sledge Taylor – Como, MS VP – Cooperatives :  Meredith Allen – Greenwood, MS National Cotton Council..
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Flowers Elected to Chair ACP

Posted on February 14, 2014

Staplcotn Director, Bowen Flowers, of Clarksdale, Mississippi was elected as chairman of the American Cotton Producers (ACP) of the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2014, during the NCC’s annual meeting held in Washington, DC on February 7-9.  He has served on and chaired various ACP and NCC committees and task..
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LaCour Named Cotton Farmer of the Year

Posted on January 31, 2014

Staplcotn Director, George LaCour, of Morganza, Louisiana, was named 2014 Cotton Farmer of the Year at the 2014 Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference in Tunica, Mississippi in January.  The Cotton Board’s Bobby Skeen recommended LaCour to receive the honor.  John LaRose, Publisher of Mid-America Farm Publications and conference host..
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New Directors Elected

Posted on September 21, 2013

Staplcotn welcomed two new directors to their board at the Annual Meeting on September 18, 2013. Jeffrey James “Jeff” Hux of Sikeston, Missouri, and Frank B. Rogers III of Bennettsville, South Carolina were both elected by the membership to serve one-year terms.   Jeff Hux is a 1995 graduate of..
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Allen Named to Federal Reserve Bank Industry Council

Posted on June 10, 2013

Meredith B. Allen, President & CEO, has been named to the Agribusiness Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The St. Louis Fed created four District Industry Councils in 2006, each designed to provide the Fed with important feedback regarding economic conditions within a key Eighth District..
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