FiberMax and Stoneville cotton growers can harvest more than great yields with their 2021 cotton crop by applying to join BASF’s FiberMax One Ton Club and Stoneville Legacy Club. The two clubs, which recognize FiberMax and Stoneville cotton growers dedicated to growing high-quality, high-yielding cotton, are now open for application submissions.
FiberMax One Ton Club
The application deadline is February 28, 2022. Printed qualification forms will be mailed to FiberMax growers this week, and applications can also be submitted online. Qualifying growers who attend the banquet in Lubbock, Texas, on April 7, 2022, can also enter for a chance to win a two-year lease on a Ford Super Duty F-350 King Ranch truck. Ford is not a sponsor of the FiberMax One Ton Club. Terms and conditions apply.
To qualify for the club, FiberMax One Ton Club growers must produce a minimum of 2,000 pounds of ginned cotton per acre on a minimum of 20 acres planted with 100% FiberMax cotton from January 1 to December 31, 2021. The club is open to growers in AL, AR, AZ, CA, GA, KS, LA, MO, MS, NC, NM, OK, SC, TN, TX and VA. Cotton acreage can be either irrigated or dryland. Growers must provide gin recap sheets and qualification forms to verify 2,000 lb/A yields. See full details for qualification.
Stoneville Legacy Club
The application deadline is January 31, 2022. Printed qualification forms will be mailed to Stoneville growers this week, and applications can also be submitted online. Applicants who rank in the top 10% of yields submitted for their state will qualify to receive a prize package, including a 60″ Samsung Smart TV and Soundbar. Samsung is not a sponsor of the Stoneville Legacy Club. Terms and conditions apply.
To apply for the Stoneville Legacy Club, growers must plant Stoneville cotton on a minimum of 20 acres from January 1 to December 31, 2021. The club is open to growers in all cotton-producing states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, KS, LA, MO, MS, NC, NM, OK, SC, TN, TX and VA. There are two divisions: one for Stoneville cotton grown on irrigated land, and one for Stoneville cotton grown on non-irrigated land. Growers must provide complete gin recap sheets and qualification forms to verify yield. See full details for qualification.
“There’s a passion and pride that runs deep when it comes to growing cotton, especially when you achieve high-quality yields – and that’s a success worth celebrating,” says Rachel Walters, Regional Grower & Channel Marketing Manager Seeds, BASF. “Through these clubs, we want to reward the day-in-and-day-out efforts of our cotton growers while encouraging some friendly competition, fun and camaraderie along the way.”