New York, New York
Cotton Incorporated announced today the 2016 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame. The program, now in its third year, recognizes U.S. cotton industry leaders that have made significant contributions to the Program or to the cotton industry in general. The honorees will be formally inducted into the Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame at the joint Cotton Incorporated/Cotton Board annual meeting this December in New Orleans.
The four honorees for the 2016 Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame include: William A. “Bill” Baxter (Arkansas); the late Jack S. Hamilton(Louisiana); Kent Nix (Texas); and J. Nicholas “Nick” Hahn (New York).