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Looking Ahead Towards 2019: Cotton Opportunities and Risks

April 9, 2019 11:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just like those who farm other types of crops, cotton growers must always be thinking ahead, so as to not miss out on opportunities as well as avoid a variety of costly and time-consuming risks. As is true every year, the size of this year’s cotton crop will influence the supply of the next season’s balance sheet in the form of carry-in stocks, often amounting to millions of bales. Experts in the cotton industry will tell you that it is never too early to be thinking about cotton opportunities and risks. While you’re focused on advancement, also consider having your... View Article

Evaluating Inventory in the Face of Rising Prices

January 10, 2019 6:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

An important part of the manufacturing business is managing costs. This can be done in a variety of ways, but tracking inventory is an important aspect. Those who deal with cotton gin parts in Lubbock, TX often have to consider rising prices as they place value on their inventory. How this is done greatly affects costs, revenue and taxes. When prices are on the rise, consider the following methods of evaluating inventory. A quick consultation with your accountant can help you determine which method is best for your business. LIFO Last-in, first-out, abbreviated LIFO, is a common costing method. As... View Article

The Evolution of the Textile Industry

November 29, 2018 11:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

According to the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), as of 2017, the value of the U.S. textile, man-made fiber filament and apparel shipments totaled an estimated $77.9 billion. Out of this total, cotton and wool made up about $5.9 billion. In fact, in 2016, the U.S. was the world’s fourth largest country exporter of fiber, yarn, fabric and non-apparel sewn products. So how did the U.S. become so well-positioned in the textile market? Well, our country has had a long history in the textile industry. As your local source for cotton gin parts in Texas for the past 75... View Article

Getting to Know the Modern Cotton Gin

October 25, 2018 3:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Ever since the cotton gin was invented, it has been regarded as one of the most revolutionary pieces of agricultural equipment. While the basic function of the cotton gin has remained consistent since its development in 1793, its design, capacity and size have transformed pretty significantly. Modern cotton gins are capable of delivering considerable productivity and providing producers with the ability to track gin cycles with computer technology and sophisticated sensors. Read on to find out more about the modern cotton gin components in Lubbock, TX that are used to produce today’s cotton. Modern cotton ginning A cotton gin’s basic... View Article

How Eli Whitney Made History with the Invention of the Cotton Gin

September 27, 2018 11:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Throughout history, a number of inventions have been pivotal in the further development of technology. One of the most important inventions in the agricultural industry was that of the cotton gin, invented by Eli Whitney in the late 18th century. However, despite the historical importance of this invention, many people don’t know much about the significance of the cotton gin and how it impacted the future of agriculture. Read on to find out more about how the cotton gin was developed and how it has influenced agriculture through the years. Before the cotton gin Eli Whitney was born in Massachusetts... View Article

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