This week’s Cotton Newsline is four cuts. The 2005 meeting of the Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee was held recently in Memphis, Tennessee. Lee Tiller, committee chairman and manager of Smith Gin Coop in Odem, Texas, discusses current bale packaging issues.
Suggested introduction cut one:
The Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee is working to decrease bale contamination at the farm level, says Chairman Lee Tiller.
Suggested introduction cut two:
It’s not surprising that the major contaminant for U.S. cotton is something we use every day.
Suggested introduction for cut three:
Following the committee’s recommendations last year, Tiller says burlap bag use rose slightly.
Suggested introduction for cut four:
The Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee will continue to address packaging issues this year.