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Cotton News

January 6, 2023

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Welcome to the January 3, 2023 issue of “Cotton News,” a service provided by Plains Cotton Growers Inc. for the cotton industry in the Texas High Plains and beyond.

PCG’s New Website Now Live!

On July 13, 2022, the Plains Cotton Growers Inc. Board of Directors approved the redesign of the organization’s website.

PCG contracted with a local web development firm with the goal of improving functionality for PCG membership as well as external audiences. 

Key Features for Membership

Online Payment: Members can now donate to the PCG PAC online as well as pay associate member dues through PCG’s new secure payment portal.  

Event Portal: The new events portal allows members to see events in calendar or list view as well as add events to their personal calendars. 

Social Sharing: Events, as well as Cotton News posts, are shareable via social media. 

Resource Center: The resource center allows you to download the most recent reports, request older reports, and access resources outside PCG via the quick links section. 

Additional Features

Home Page: Showcases the High Plains cotton industry’s most recent news and events; allows visitors to access social media channels and subscribe to the PCG Cotton News newsletter; and view important reports and information.

Meet PCG: This section showcases the impact PCG has had on the High Plains and cotton industry as a whole. It also introduces visitors to PCG leadership and staff.  

Cotton Facts: This page — under “Resources” — provides reference material supporting the impact of our industry, which educates external audiences. 

While the site is new, the URL is not. To view the new website, visit: 

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2023 Seed Cost Calculator Now Available!

The 2023 version of the Plains Cotton Growers Inc. Seed Cost Calculator is available for download on the PCG website at the bottom of the “Resources” page. 

The PCG seed cost calculator is an interactive Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that allows producers to calculate an estimated cost per acre, for both seed and technology, based on published suggested retail prices.

Questions about the tool can be directed to PCG Director of Policy Analysis and Research Shawn Wade. 

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2022 Cotton Quality Report

Links for 12/23/22 Quality Reports Below:

Lamesa Report

Lubbock Report

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