Cotton Council International


Special Trade Mission from Turkey

July 24 & 25, 2024

On July 24 & 25, 2024, President Brady Raindl and members of The Texas Cotton Association, Plains Cotton Cooperation Association, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., and Lubbock Cotton Exchange, will welcome the 2024 CCI COTTON Special Trade Mission from Turkey to Harlingen and Lubbock, Texas! 

The group from Turkey will arrive Harlingen, Texas on July 24, 2024, at 10:05 a.m. for a farm, gin and warehouse tour. They will depart Harlingen and arrive Lubbock at 4:35 p.m., to be welcomed by members of the Lubbock Cotton Exchange, AMCOT (Plains Cotton Cooperative Association), Texas Cotton Association, and Plains Cotton Growers, for a reception and dinner to be held at Cagel's at 6:30 p.m.

The next morning, July 25, 2024, a seminar will be conducted at 8:30 a.m., at the Cotton Court Hotel, Lubbock, Texas.                                                           

Lubbock, Texas Industry Seminar

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 8:30 a.m.

The Cotton Court Hotel

1610 Broadway Street, Lubbock, Texas 

Texas Cotton – Your Source for Quality and Reliability!

Welcome -

     Bryce Mikeska, Lubbock Cotton Exchange 

Texas Cotton Production Systems -

     Mark Brown, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.

Texas Cotton Supply and Quality -                                         

     Carlos Garcia, AMCOT (Plains Cotton Cooperative Association)

 Texas Reliability of Service, Demand & Logistics -

      Brady Raindl, Texas Cotton Association

Cotton's Sustainability Mission - 

     Daren Abney, U.S. Trust Protocol

Closing Comments -

     Bryce Mikeska, 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 July 24, and the seminar on July 25.

***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.