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2023 baling season underway

From Staff Reports

The 2023 Cotton ginning season is currently underway.

As of press time Tuesday (Nov. 21) 133,420 bales have been produced.

Last year’s season ended in December, where a total of 154,828 bales were ginned.

This was well below the record setting total in 2021 of 741,556 bales.

As of press time Tuesday, WesTex Coop has baled 29,119 bales, Texas Star Coop 28,775, New Home Coop 13,078, Lubbock Cotton Growers, 34,096, and Idalou Coop, 28,352.

A weekly report of the bale count will be published in The Slatonite on the Ag Page until the end of the season.

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