Ginning season has gone into high gear at Bobo-Moseley Gin Co., Lyon, Miss. Managed by Rodney Conley, Alamo, Tenn., Bobo-Moseley sends out 1,100-1,200 bales each day; with a likely total of 40,000 bales in 2012.
Rodney Conley, manager, Bobo-Moseley Gin Co., Lyon, Miss. In the cotton business since the age of 16, Conley carries 30 years of ginning experience.
Rodney Conley, manager, Bobo-Moseley Gin Co., Lyon, Miss.
Gin worker Robert Ordonez.
Separated cotton seed falls from the gin stand.
Mario and Alejandro Hernandez monitoring the Lummus gin stands.
Debbie Valle and Freddy Perez
EE Dor-Les Lummus bale press
Raw cotton bale with mandatory sample removed for testing.
Synica Wheeler prepares a bale for shipping.
Arturo Rivera loads bales onto a truck headed for North Delta Compress & Warehouse Co., Clarksdale, Miss.
Antonio Garcia on the loading dock at Bobo-Moseley Gin.
Raul Perez waits for his truck to fill with cotton bales.
Manuel Morales, center, with wife Elizabeth and son Jonathan Lee. Manuel waits to transport cotton seed in the truck behind him to Delta Oil Mill, Jonestown, Miss.
Manuel Morales, center, with Elizabeth and son Jonathan Lee.
A blanket of lint looks like snow in summer as trucks fill with cotton seed.
A cotton module ready for the Bobo-Moseley ginning process.
Modules stacked up in the Bobo-Moseley Gin yard.
A line of cotton module builders.