Ginning Stories


Greek Economic Rescue Plan Could Impact Cotton Market

June 10, 2010

Special to Cotton International eNews By Yiannis Papadogiannis (Hecot S.A., Greece) For more than four months, Greece has been in


Ginning Industry Poised for A Rebound

May 27, 2010

One of the fears that came with the severe reduction in cotton acreage over the past three years was loss


Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Accepting Donations to Food Bank

February 25, 2010

The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show will give those attending the show an opportunity to help the Mid-South Food Bank


A Tradition Of Being Friendly, Familiar

February 22, 2010

The Mid-South Farm and Gin Show continues to be a friendly, familiar gathering spot for thousands throughout the Southern Cotton


Weathering The Storm

February 22, 2010

Cotton Incorporated first introduced its Storm Denim technology in 2006, but thanks to some innovative and exhaustive marketing efforts, it

Arab Cotton Ginning in Acquisition Mode

December 10, 2009

Bloomberg Alaa Shahine Arab Cotton Ginning of Egypt is “in talks” to acquire companies specializing in weaving, shirt- making, dyeing

Egyptian Company to Sell Defunct Ginning Land

October 29, 2009

Reuters Egypt’s Arab Cotton Ginning Company will split its real estate holdings from its cotton production and offer the land

Lubbock Cotton Growers Coop Gin Hosts Open House

October 12, 2009

Lubbock Cotton Growers Coop Gin (LCG) will be hosting an open house to celebrate the construction of their new state-of-the-art

Beyond the Numbers

September 14, 2009

Even a quick glance over acreage statistics will tell the most casual observer all they need to know about cotton

Direction of the Ginning Industry

September 14, 2009

For sure the Lubbock Cotton Growers Co-op Gin’s new plant is the only one going up in the U.S. And

Survival Mode

June 2, 2009

A two-and-a-half hour drive south on U.S. Highway 61 from Memphis to the tiny town of Inverness, MS, will give

Growth Opportunities For Cotton Gins

March 27, 2009

Cotton gins can always use a step up on the competition. In a global cotton market, however, it can be

Latest News

Alford, Thompson, Rutherford Receive Ginning Honors

February 13, 2018

Dwayne Alford, Dale Thompson and Ross Rutherford were honored by the National Cotton Ginners Association during the organization’s recent annual meeting.


Ginners School Presentations Now Online

July 24, 2017

Six educational presentations from the Ginners School in Stoneville, MS are now available through the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.


Texas Cotton Gin to be Country’s Largest

June 16, 2017

A $14.5 million expansion will make the Adobe Walls Cotton Gin in Spearman, TX the largest cotton gin facility in the U.S.


Number of Active Cotton Gins Up in Arkansas

May 11, 2017

While the number of cotton gins has declined in Arkansas since 2000, the number of active gins increased by five in 2016.


EWR’s eCotton Now Connected with John Deere API

February 24, 2017

EWR’s eCotton software is now connected with the John Deere Operations Center through John Deere’s API services.


Fountain, Byler Receive National Ginner Awards

February 15, 2017

Kent Fountain and Rick Byler are recipients of national ginning awards for 2016 from the National Cotton Ginners Association.


Blakemore to Lead National Cotton Ginners Association

February 15, 2017

David Blakemore has been elected 2017 president of the National Cotton Ginners Association.


2016: The Year in Ginning

December 14, 2016

U.S. ginners continue to address quality and regulatory issues.


Craft to Lead National Cotton Ginners Association

February 9, 2016

Ron Craft of Plains, TX, is the 2016 president of the National Cotton Ginners Association.


Colombini, Nevius Receive National Ginner Awards

February 9, 2016

Louis Colombini and Barry Nevius have been honored by the National Cotton Ginners Association for their distinguished service to the ginning industry.


New GinFast System Packages Bales without Strapping

January 26, 2016

Signode’s new GinFast bale packaging system protects and contains cotton bales in a single consumable bag without wire or strapping.