July 2022

Southern Ginners Association

Keeping Cotton on the Forefront By Mark H. Stowers In 1967, the Southern Ginners Association was created. Actually, it was the combination of existing Ginning Associations that covered five southern states – Arkansas, Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. “State associations came together and basically we formed a five state 501C6 Trade Association Organization,” says Executive …

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Irrigation Methods

Water Resource Management is Vital By Angela Rogalski Furrow irrigation dominates in the Mississippi Delta. Dr. Drew Gholson is coordinator for the National Center for Alluvial Aquifer Research at Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville. Gholson says that over eighty percent of the Mississippi Delta utilizes furrow irrigation as opposed to pivot irrigation. “Furrow …

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