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What does your per bale assessment buy?
Fifty-five cents goes to the National Cotton Council for supporting polocies for progress in the cotton industry. As cotton's voice in Washington, D.C., the National Cotton Council has been primarly responsible for including positive ideas for cotton in farm legislatio, and for obtaining approprations for the Boll Weevil Eradication and Cottonseed Oil Assistance programs, as well as other significant research projects.
Fifteen cents goes to Southern Cotton Growers, Inc., a non-profit corporation authorized to transact business in all the southeastern states. The Southeastern Cotton Ginners Association, Inc. is the signle certified ginner origanization in the southeast authorized to name ginner delegates to the National Cotton Council and apointment of Directors to the National Cotton Ginners Association.
Thirty cents goes to the South Carolina Cotton Board which works for you here in the Palmetto State. Part of this supports the National Cotton Women's Committee. The rest of this forty cents supports Clemson University's continued research and development for South Carolina cotton producers. Steps are being made on cotton varieties, pesticides, and agronomic practices so that cotton will once again be 'King' in South Carolina.
The South Carolina Cotton Board pays dues so that all cotton growers in South Carolina are members of the National Cotton Council and Southern Cotton Growers.