Jared Turner with DEJ Turner Farms picks cotton on the Cameron Farm in southern Appling County, Georgia. Jared farms with his dad, Danny and his ...
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Low mic cotton to blame for increased cotton stripper, gin fires “The machine choked up, we had a bunch of cotton in it and then all of a sudden it blew,” says Hendricks. “It got hot so fast and built up so much pressure in that piece of equipment, that it blew the lids off of it.” Thankfully, no one was hurt and no [...]
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Science Behind Why Clothes Shrink: From Polyester To Viscose To Cotton The reason why nylon, polyester, etcetera do not shrink is that the temperatures that washing machines wash at (even at their maximum temperature) are never hot enough to make these fibers shrink. Nothing happens to their molecular structure unless [...]
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You Need a Special Business Club Membership to Try this Bacon Cotton Candy "I never thought [that by] going to culinary school I'd be out here making cotton candy," he says. He stands over the Flufftastic Floss Machine, supported at elbow level by a butcher's block in the back of his industrial kitchen. We walk through two [...]
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US cotton must avoid contamination Cotton farmers are beginning the new crop year with optimism as prices are expected to stay above 70 cents. Credit strong export demand and tightening world stocks for the bullish 2018 outlook. At the Deltapine NPE (New Product Evaluator Summit) in [...]
I loved "Boardwalk Empire." My favorite character -- the cotton candy machine .
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) in a new interview described the sounds from videos of the Las Vegas mass shooting as “a belt-fed machine gun. ” In an interview on “The Hugh Hewitt Show” that aired Tuesday, host Hugh Hewitt asked if the senator thought any of the proposals for tougher gun legislation could have prevented the Sunday night attack. “Hugh, again, it’s preliminary, we don’t know all the facts, but from what I have read in the news, it doesn’t seem like any of the proposals floated in the last 24 hours would have stopped this killer,” Cotton said. “You know, when I hear those videos, it sounds to me like machine gun fire, a belt-fed machine gun, which is exceptionally hard to acquire in the United States, certainly linked ammunition as well,” the senator continued.
In the not-so-distant past, by the beginning of October, fields of cotton would be morphing into puffy white bolls in fields across Lincoln County. For the past 30 years, Dallas Cotton Ginning Days, which was held this past weekend, has been held coinciding with the season of cotton harvesting, celebrating textile and agricultural history in this region. For the past several years, the cotton used to demonstrate cotton ginning has come from the Huss family of Lincolnton. They were just a handful of guys that started collecting equipment and restoring it. ”. In addition to the demonstrations of how a cotton gin worked, there were engines set up that could saw wood or pump water and over 30 antique tractors on display. The engine that powered the cotton gin was once used to run a saw mill, according to Hovis.
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Cotton prices in 2018-2019 should find support in the 75-cents-per-pound range and will have the potential to move higher, says Ed Jernigan, CEO of Jernigan Global.“As we look to next year and you make your planting decisions, the U.S. needs more cotton acreage because of the demand for machine-picked cotton. This acreage needs to come from stable production zones that can provide this higher quality cotton,” Jernigan said at the Deltapine NPE (New Product Evaluator) Summit in Savannah Dec....
While August rains followed by a cool, cloudy, wet September created a series of anomalies in the 2017 cotton crop, its resulting low micronaire cotton ignited a firestorm from the field to the cotton gin. Growers to ginners to equipment dealers testify to the dramatic increase of fires in 2017.“It’s unreal how many fires we’ve had,” says Aaron Hendricks, gin manager, Floydada Cooperative Gin, Floydada, Texas. “We’ve had some static fires that we don’t normally have.”Plains Cotton Growers...
(This is the text of an interactive story) By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL, Jan 17 (Reuters) - For much of the world, it’s a niche product. In North Korea, where winter temperatures are frigid and which cannot produce enough cotton or wool for clothing, the synthetic fibre developed after nylon was glorified as a revolutionary invention. Known outside North Korea as vinylon, it was christened “vinalon” by founder Kim Il Sung. He ordered it be developed to put clothes on people’s backs....