In The Know

Barrier Selected to Two Posts

Posted on February 18, 2013

On January 17, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of Frederick Barrier, Staplcotn VP of North American Sales, to serve with 23 other members and 11 alternates to the Advisory Committee on Universal Cotton Standards. This committee is responsible for reviewing American Upland Cotton Standards and making recommendations to..
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Eastland Honored with 2012 Harry S. Baker Award

Posted on February 12, 2013

At the National Cotton Council’s 2013 annual meeting in Memphis, Staplcotn Board Chairman Woods Eastland was honored with the 2012 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award. Named for the late California industry leader and past NCC President, the award is presented annually to a deserving individual who has provided extraordinary..
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Clark Appointed as Director

Posted on January 15, 2013

During the December board meeting, Staplcotn’s Board of Directors appointed Clay Clark of Swainsboro, Georgia, to fill the unexpired term of Cleve Mobley who resigned from the board in December. Clark is a partner in Screven Gin Company as well as a partner in Emanuel Peanut and Grain. He serves..
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Stephens to Head Cotton Services

Posted on December 4, 2012

Shane Stephens, VP of Warehousing for Staplcotn, will add the Cotton Services Division to his managerial responsibilities as of December 31, 2012, due to the retirement of Sterling Jones. He will continue to manage Staplcotn’s Warehouse Division which includes locations in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, North Carolina and Georgia. Meredith Allen,..
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Sterling Jones to Retire in December

Posted on November 29, 2012

Sterling Jones, Vice President of Cotton Services, will retire from Staplcotn on December 31, 2012, after serving the company for more than 30 years. Sterling began his career with Staplcotn as a field representative in the fertilizer and chemical division in 1982. He remarked, “After I graduated from Mississippi State..
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