BASF Honors Top FiberMax Cotton Growers

cindy zimmerman

At a gathering in Lubbock, Texas last week, BASF celebrated cotton growers who achieved four-bale or greater yields by welcoming them to the exclusive FiberMax® One Ton Club™ for their 2018 harvest results. Ninety-one new members joined the club this year, bringing total membership to 1,181 cotton growers.

Several members received special recognition, including –
Most acres and most varieties:
H Bar H Farms in Dalhart, Texas, harvested an average yield of 2,208 pounds per acre on 3,996 acres with FM 1900GLT, FM 1911GLT, FM 1320GL and FM 1888GL.
Highest yield:
Shane and Sammi Jo McLain of Hart, Texas, harvested an average yield of 2,798 pounds per acre with FM 1911GLT.
Highest gross value:
Doug and Cari Ruble of Visalia, California, earned $1,530.77 per acre on their qualifying acres with FM 2498GLT.
Highest loan value:
Steve and Gina Milanesio of Strathmore, California, garnered $0.5764 on their qualifying acres with FM 1830GLT.

In addition, the FiberMax Maximizer Club™, now in its third year, recognizes growers with dryland cotton fields yielding at least 1,000 pounds per acre with FiberMax varieties.

Special awards for the Maximizer Club include –
Most acres and most varieties:
Darren and Lorre Haseloff of Farwell, Texas, averaged 1,351 pounds per acre on 749 acres with FM 1830GLT and FM 1911GLT.
Highest yield and highest gross value:
Louis and Pamela Davis of Hawley, Texas, harvested an average yield of 1,736 pounds per acre and earned $902.03 per acre with FM 2498GLT.
Highest loan value:
Ben Gwynn of Robstown, Texas, gained $0.5627 on his qualifying cotton acres planted to FM 1830GLT.

Listen to interviews with two of the big winners below and find more content on AgNewsWire.
Interview with FiberMax One Ton Club member Mark Howard, H Bar H Farms, Texas

Louis Davis, Cotton Grower, Texas: Interview with FiberMax Maximizer Club member Louis Davis, Hawley, Texas

2019 BASF Maximizer & One Ton Club Award Banquet Photo Album

2019 TCGA Trade Show Photo Album

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