Steve Wilbur of Tulare, CA, has been elected chairman of the California Cotton Growers Association (CCGA).
Wilbur succeeds outgoing chairman Cannon Michael.
A partner of SBS AG, Wilbur oversees production and operation of alfalfa, black-eye peas, corn, cotton, pistachios and wheat, as well as a dairy operation. He has been involved in farming for more than 40 years.
In addition to the California Cotton Growers Association, he is actively involved in agricultural and community service with Mid-Valley Cotton Growers, Inc.; International Agri-Center; California Cotton Alliance; Cotton Incorporated; and Tulare First Baptist Church.
In addition to Wilbur, several other officers were elected for CCGA:
First Vice Chairman – Phil Hansen, Kings County
Second Vice Chairman – Bryan Bone, Kern County
Secretary/Treasurer – Gary Martin, Fresno County.
The California Cotton Growers Association is a voluntary dues-based agricultural trade association based in Fresno, representing cotton growers in California on regulatory and legislative issues.
Source – California Cotton Growers Association