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George LaCour: 2015 High Cotton Winner - photosGeorge LaCour: 2015 High Cotton Winner - photos

Forrest Laws

January 2, 2015

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George LaCour’s dedication to cotton, his years of service to the cotton industry and his work to protect the water and the land he farms in the lower Mississippi Valley led the editors of Delta Farm Press to name him the winner of the 2015 Cotton Foundations/Farm Press High Cotton Award for the Delta region.

The award is presented annually to a cotton producer from each region of the Cotton Belt served by Delta Farm Press, Southeast Farm Press, Southwest Farm Press and Western Farm Press. The award is made possible through a grant to The Cotton Foundations by Penton Inc., the publisher of the Farm Presses.

About the Author(s)

Forrest Laws

Forrest Laws, senior director of content for Farm Press, spent 10 years with The Memphis Press-Scimitar before joining Delta Farm Press in 1980. He has written extensively on farm production practices, crop marketing, farm legislation, environmental regulations and alternative energy. He now oversees the content creation for Delta, Southeast, Southwest and Western Farm Press. He resides in Memphis, Tenn. He served as a missile launch officer in the U.S. Air Force before resuming his career in journalism with The Press-Scimitar.

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