Cotton State

1.Alabama; - a nickname.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.
Birmingham, AL, October 11, 2012 --( 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
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.
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.A.
Which US state is sometimes called the Cotton State? 6.
Birmingham, AL, June 28, 2012 --( 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
Montgomery, AL, February 10, 2012 --( 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 which recently introduced its new Precision Metal Machining Marketplace in partnership with AMSN at
Known as the American Machine Shops Network at, 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.
As CEO, Bock led Country Financial's mergers of Cotton States Mutual Insurance Co.