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Six Cotton Growers realise a dream

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Jul 22, 2017

The Southern Cotton story began in 2011 with six grower friends, a Mother's Day lunch and a crazy idea. Tired of carting their cotton 400 kilometres to get ginned and spending a fortune in doing so, the group brainstormed a solution – they would build their own gin.

With up to 100 local growers also eager to use the facility, the group of six, now Southern Cotton directors, took up the challenge to build an operational $25 million gin on a greenfield site in under 12 months – securing finance, approvals and staff were just some of the issues to ove...
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