NCTO Council: Industry Support
Founded in 1921, Staple Cotton Cooperative Association (Staplcotn) is the oldest and one of the largest cotton marketing cooperatives in the United States. We provide a range of services to our members, including: domestic and export marketing; cotton warehousing; and agricultural financing, which is available through Stapldiscount, the lending arm of Staplcotn.
Staplcotn is a 100% producer-owned company. We presently handle a total of nearly 14,000 farm accounts in 11 states – Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Total membership in the Association, consisting exclusively of growers and share rent landlords, is 6,995 members who are located in 46 states. This membership includes marketing, warehouse and Stapldiscount patrons.