Progress continues on the constructing website of the USDA AMS Lubbock Cotton Classification Advanced, positioned on Texas Tech College campus. The state-of-the-art facility is the primary to be positioned on a college campus.
The advanced won’t solely class the area’s cotton however function a studying facility for college kids and others.
Deputy Administrator Darryl Earnest, USDA AMS Cotton and Tobacco Program, spoke with Farm Press concerning the progress, slight delays and areas of the ability designed to provide spectators or college students a clearer view of the classing course of.
USDA AMS Cotton and Tobacco Program Deputy Administrator Darryl Earnest, heart, provides Greg Wakefield, left, and Bryant Rawley, proper, Wakefield Inspection Companies, a tour of the ability. (Picture by Shelley E. Huguley)
Construction started in Could of 2020. The brand new facility will class upwards of fifty,000 samples per day.
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