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Gallery: PCG annual meeting, Texas Gin show

<p>Jaryn Reed honored the United States flag with her rendition of the National Anthem to get the PCG annual meeting off to a good start in Lubbock</p>

Plains Cotton Growers leaders, at the PCG annual meeting challenged farmers and others in the cotton industry to be engaged in supporting agriculture and cotton during tough times in farm country.

PCG executive vice president Steve Verett encouraged investment in the new PCG political action committee to support candidates who are friendly to agriculture and to cotton.

PCG President Shawn Holladay said cotton farmers should stay engaged and participate in organizations they represent them in Austin and Washington.

Folks attending the annual meeting also got some election insight from political observer David Wasserman, with the Cook Political Report, and heard an update on issues being monitored by the National Cotton Council.

Seed company representatives exhibiting at the Gin show commented on what cotton farmers are looking for from varieties in a challenging time for cotton.

Here are a few images from the show and the annual meeting.

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