BASF Celebrates Fifth Year of Stoneville Legacy Club

The Stoneville Legacy Club honors cotton growers across the entire Cotton Belt.
The Stoneville Legacy Club honors cotton growers across the entire Cotton Belt.

For the fifth year, the Stoneville Legacy Club celebrated cotton growers who proved their ability to grow high-quality, high-yielding Stoneville cotton and with record enrollment.

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In the 2020 season, 40 growers earned membership to the Stoneville Legacy Club, with every cotton-producing state represented.

Those who qualified had harvest yields in the top 10% of their state, with an opportunity to enter yields in the irrigated and/or non-irrigated/dryland divisions.

Ten growers harvested over 2,000 lbs/A with a club record-setting yield of 2,903 lbs/A.

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The following growers received special awards for its 2020 Stoneville cotton yields:

  • Kelley Enterprises

  • Rondo Farms

  • Tilmanstone Farms

  • Newby Farms

  • Ben Gwynn Farms

  • T&D Kohlleppel Farms Inc.

  • LOBO Farms

Rachel Walters, cottonseed marketing manager at BASF, said, “In a year unlike any other, our growers have truly demonstrated what it means to be Stoneville Strong. Their resiliency and commitment to quality, combined with Stoneville’s modern germplasm, custom varieties and extensive trait choices resulted in outstanding yield performance, as evidenced by this year’s club enrollment. As always, we are grateful for the opportunity to partner with these growers and recognize their accomplishments.”

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