Blog Posts2022-07-28T16:37:40-05:00

Blog Posts

February 2023

WEBINAR TODAY – OSHA Recording and Reporting

By |February 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

REMINDER – IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR TODAY’S WEBINAR on OSHA Reporting/Reporting Webinar.  It will start at 1:30 PM CST today (Feb 14).  We recommend that anyone who maintains your OSHA 300 […]

Comments Off on WEBINAR TODAY – OSHA Recording and Reporting

OSHA 300 Injury Reporting Webinar

By |February 13th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

REMINDER – TCGA will hold an OSHA Reporting Webinar on Feb 14 at 1:30 PM CST.  We recommend that anyone who maintains your OSHA 300 information attend this webinar.  It will be limited to 1 […]

Comments Off on OSHA 300 Injury Reporting Webinar

Wesley Lefevre Love Fund

By |February 9th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

TCGA has learned that Wesley Lefevre, who manages Erickdahl Co-op Gin in Avoca, Texas had his house burn down earlier in the week.   Wesley, his wife and their two young children lived in the house.  […]

Comments Off on Wesley Lefevre Love Fund

January 2023

Time to Complete Your Cost Survey!

By |January 27th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

REMINDER!! – It is time once again to complete your cost survey for TCGA.  This data is very important for TCGA, as we use it for comparing the various power companies, and for development of […]

Comments Off on Time to Complete Your Cost Survey!

David Swinford

By |January 4th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Representative David Swinford passed away on December 31, 2022 at the age of 81.  He represented districts 87/88 from 1990- 2010. Representative Swinford was an outstanding voice for agriculture and a good friend to […]
Comments Off on David Swinford

December 2022

OSHA Injury Tracking Application Login Changes

By |December 7th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Some of you may have recently received an email from the OSHA Office of Statistical Analysis.  This email details a login procedure change on the OSHA Injury Tracking Application (ITA).  The ITA is the database […]

Comments Off on OSHA Injury Tracking Application Login Changes

Kenneth Hood

By |December 3rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Kenneth Brown Hood, 81, a Farmer, Ginner and Owner & Operator of Hood Equipment, died December 1, 2022 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, TN.  Visitation is Monday December 5, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. […]

Comments Off on Kenneth Hood

October 2022

Important Notice from Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee

By |October 26th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

 

 

October 24, 2022

 

To:         U.S. Cotton Gins

From:    Chris Berry, Chairman

 

Attention Required – PBI Management, Sampling and Packaging Performance

 

New educational material has been developed to reflect the best management […]

Comments Off on Important Notice from Joint Cotton Industry Bale Packaging Committee

By |October 24th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are saddened to learn that Ken McKamey has passed away

Kenneth “KG” McKamey, Jr. passed away peacefully with family in Portland, Texas on October 20th. Kenneth was born on November 23, 1942 in Corpus Christi, […]

Comments Off on

TDHCA Housing Inspections in West Texas – Call TCGA if you get inspected

By |October 12th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

We are receiving calls from multiple gins in West Texas concerning Housing Inspections by the Texas Dept of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).  We do not normally see TDHCA inspectors making random inspections.  These inspections […]

Comments Off on TDHCA Housing Inspections in West Texas – Call TCGA if you get inspected

September 2022

June 2022

Frank Thompson’s Passing

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Frank Thompson passed away on June 20, 2022, just shy of his 93rd birthday, in Lubbock surrounded by his beloved family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Les and Jessie […]

Comments Off on Frank Thompson’s Passing

OSHA National Emphasis Program for Heat

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

On April 8 2022, OSHA launched a National Emphasis Program for Heat Related Illness and Injury.  This NEP requires each OSHA region to increase the number of heat inspections by 100 percent over the past […]

Comments Off on OSHA National Emphasis Program for Heat

May 2022

Johnny Anderson

By |May 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Message from Kody Bessent – CEO of Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.

It is with great sadness that I pass along news that Johnny Anderson who served Plains Cotton Growers for over 31 years as the Director […]

Comments Off on Johnny Anderson

April 2022

LAST CHANCE – NCGA Cost Survey

By |April 26th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

WE PLAN TO COMPILE AND RELEASE THE COST DATA INFORMATION IN MAY.  PLEASE COMPLETE THIS COST SURVEY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  

The USDA and NCGA developed an electronic version of the Gin Cost Survey.  We would […]

Comments Off on LAST CHANCE – NCGA Cost Survey

ARS Ginning Labs Hosting Remaining Ginner Schools

By |April 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Posting below is from Harrison Ashley with NCGA: 

USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has announced that with COVID numbers continuing to fall, the ARS ginning laboratories in Las Cruces, NM, and Stoneville, MS, can host the […]

Comments Off on ARS Ginning Labs Hosting Remaining Ginner Schools
Go to Top