2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

News and reports from the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, TX.

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January 6, 2015
2015 High Cotton Winners Honored
SAN ANTONIO – The 2015 Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Awards recipients are: Southeast – Rick Morgan, Corapeake, N.C.; Mid-South – George LaCour, Morganza, La.; Southwest –Ronnie Hopper and his son, R. N. Hopper, Petersburg, Texas; and Far West – Mark Watte, Tulare, California. They and their families were honored here today during a breakfast at the National Cotton Council (NCC)-coordinated Beltwide Cotton Conferences.
Scheffler Receives 2014 Cotton Genetics Research Award
Dr. Jodi Scheffler, a geneticist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service who has compiled an impressive record of outstanding service in basic genetic research, is the recipient of the 2014 Cotton Genetics Research Award.