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PCG participates in roundtable with Perdue, Cornyn, ag groups

Steve Verett and Kody Bessent with Plains Cotton Growers and Tom Sell and Matt Huie with Southwest Council of Agribusiness joined representatives from Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Cattle Feeders Association for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Senator John Cornyn near Austin on Thursday.

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Brands, retailers can now source U.S. Cotton with more confidence

As of this past Wednesday, brands and retailers can join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a new system for responsibly grown cotton that will provide annual data for six areas of sustainability in line with the U.N. Sustainability Goals. This year-over-year data, available for the first time, will allow brands and retailers to better measure progress towards meeting sustainability commitments.



Seen shortly before sunrise in the northeastern sky last weekend, Comet Neowise should now start being visible in the northwest about an hour after sunset, just to the right of where the sun goes down. Best viewed with binoculars or a telescope, the comet should be visible until about the end of July and won’t pass Earth again for another 6,800 years. LPR photo by Russel Skiles


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