cotton gin

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a machine that separates the seeds from raw cotton fibers

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Therefore, SCE concluded that cotton gin dust was explosible.
The articles on page 9 and 14 discuss two other air pollutants we study: dust from cotton gin operations and soil, and ground-level ozone, which is the most damaging air pollutant to plants by far.
A study was conducted to evaluate various substitutions of cotton burr and linters from cotton gin waste (CGW) as natural fiber reinforcements in ligno-cellulosic polymer composites (LCPC).
Farmers and cooperative cotton gins began establishing oil mills for crushing (processing) cottonseed after the formation of the Federal Farm Credit system in 1933.
Cotton gins are one of the many agricultural operations these states are looking at.
The number of cotton gins in Texas in 1960 and 2003 was approximately 1,200 and 280, respectively.
Use of CGW in composites could provide economical benefit to farmers and ginners, and environmental benefits to the communities surrounding cotton gins.
Kansas even boasts two new cotton gins in the eastern and western parts of the state.
DTN Cotton Network serves cotton gins, warehouses and merchants by providing accounting and management software specifically for the cotton industry.
This protection is available to those involved in agribusiness who are a step beyond the farm gate, such as elevator operators, custom harvesters, cotton gins, and businesses that are dependent upon a single supplier of products, (i.
Responses from cotton and cotton gins, livestock, artificial insemination, nuts, poultry, dry beans/peas and sugar cooperatives were combined in tables 1 and 2.
As cotton gins began adding new water-spraying equipment to improve bale press operation and reduce bale tie pressure, the number of very wet bales increased, as did the need for an improved cotton-moisture sensor," Pelletier says.
The facilities include specialized plant growth chambers, laboratory animal facilities, commercial greenhouses, animal production facilities, cotton gins, grain elevators, and food processing plants.
With only the help of a few dedicated friends and preservation devotees, Hart has managed to transform a 200-acre square-shaped tract of land south of Hickory, NC into his own personal version of Brigadoon, complete with one of the two remaining fully operational mule-powered cotton gins in the United States today.
Early in the 20th century, cotton gins contributed to the spread of boll weevils throughout the United States.