Cotton State

1.Alabama; - a nickname.
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Message boards are filled with "Roll Tide" and fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will no doubt warmly share it with one another in respect for their trek to Atlanta from Tuscaloosa and other parts of the Cotton State.
com)-- Birmingham, Alabama - Since 2008 the Cotton State has seen its share of manufacturing jobs leave the area to businesses overseas, so it's no surprise local manufacturers are showing an interest in a commercial revolution started by the American Machine Shops Network at http://MFGpartners.
Alabama is still often referred to as the Cotton State, although it's currently ranked 11th in terms of national cotton production, growing 3.
Most people don't think of Kansas as a cotton state, but for a growing number of farmers there, the crop that most people associate with the South (or California's southern Central Valley) has become a promising new source of revenue on the plains.
Virginia secessionists and their cotton state allies, after all, would have to make concrete predictions about the economic vitality of the Confederacy.
This study was funded in part by a Cooperative Research Agreement from Cotton Incorporated (California Cotton State Support Committee) and a grant from California Planting Cotton Seed Distributors (CPCSD) to P.
com)-- More companies, engineers, military and government agencies across the Cotton State are recommending and utilizing the American Machine Shops Network (AMSN) than ever before, according to the company at http://mfgpartners.
com)-- The cotton state has a thriving manufacturing community that has suffered tremendously over the last decade or so due to foreign competition and the weak economy in general, said Steven Reese, spokesman for MFGmatch.
net, the company says its committed to doing something about Alabama's 9% unemployment rate by boosting the state's manufacturing sector with emphasis on machine/job shops, precision metal fabricators, foundries, contract manufacturers and other companies in the Cotton State specializing in CNC manufacturing, metal fabrication services, customized machined parts and components.
The continued decline in cotton acres, particularly in traditionally strong cotton states has been a concern of the Board and, frankly, a threat to our ongoing research and promotion efforts," states Stacey Gorman, Director of Communications for The Cotton Board.
The authors of "Picking Cotton: Ordinary Business Records Doctrine as Applied to Insurer's Privilege Claims" (May 2013) advocate the holding in Cotton States Mut.