October 14, 2020, Plains Cotton Growers held its quarterly board of directors meeting at the FiberMax Center for Discovery, formerly called the Bayer Museum of Agriculture, in Lubbock, Texas.
Along with reviewing PCG's budget, attendees received updates from Matt Ernst, FOX34, about the weather outlook; Brady Raindl, ECOM, about the cotton market; Tas Smith, National Cotton Council, regarding the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol; and Tom Sell, Combest, Sell & Associates, who provided a Washington update.
PCG also recognized three individuals for their service:
- Johnie Reed, past PCG president
- Craig Brown, retired National Cotton Council, vice president, producer affairs
- Crosby County Extension Agent Caitlin Frederick, the 2019 High Plains Cotton Agent of the Year
PCG Chief Executive Officer Steve Verett visited with Farm Press following the meeting about the 2020 season, CFAP2, and what PCG is working on regarding the next farm bill.
Watch this video to see photos from the meeting and to hear more from Verett.