CCI COTTON USA OrientationTour in Lubbock, TEXAS!

October 4 & 5, 2023

On October 4 & 5, 2023, President Beau Stephenson and members of The Texas Cotton Association, Plains Cotton Cooperation Association, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., and Lubbock Cotton Exchange, will welcome the 2023 CCI COTTON USA Orientation Tour to Lubbock, Texas! 

Lubbock, Texas Industry Seminar

Thursday, October 5 – 9:00 a.m.

The Cotton Court Hotel

1610 Broadway Street, Lubbock, Texas 

Texas Cotton – Your Source for Quality and Reliability!

Welcome -

     Ellen Batchelder, Lubbock Cotton Exchange 

Texas Cotton Production Systems -

     Kody Bessent, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., and Texas Cotton Producers, Inc.

Texas Cotton Supply and Quality -                                         

     Carlos Garcia, AMCOT

 Texas Reliability of Service, Demand & Logistics -

      Beau Stephenson, Texas Cotton Association

Advancements in Contamination Prevention - 

     John Wanjura, Ph.D., USDA-ARS Cotton Production and Processing Research Unit

Closing Comments -

     Ellen Batchelder, Lubbock Cotton Exchange

Please R.S.V.P. Ursula Caswell of the Lubbock Cotton Exchange at [email protected] (subject line: CCI LUBBOCK) Please include your first/last name and the firm/city/state for name badge purposes. Please indicate your participation in the reception and dinner on October 5th, and the seminar that same day.

***Please note that your R.S.V.P. constitutes your agreement to be billed for your share of the costs associated with the functions.***

We encourage you to participate in the 2023 COTTON USA Orientation Tour as we welcome this delegation to TEXAS! Included below are updated lists as of August 31, 2023.

COTTON USA 2022 Special Itinerary
COTTON USA 2022 Participant List