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Photos - 2012 Acala Upland cotton crop, Buttonwillow, Calif.

Jason Selvidge, 40, is a partner with the Buttonwillow Land and Cattle Company in Kern County. Besides cotton, the family grows carrots, potatoes, wheat, alfalfa, corn (for silage), pistachios, and almonds. The operation is invested in a Texas cattle feeding operation. Selvidge’s father, Wes Selvidge, believes at least one field could generate 4 bales.

For more, see: Southern California cotton grower eyes 3.5-bale yield

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