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Nov 7, 2010 - From Field to Fabric

Getting to tour a denim textile factory was a real treat. Having never seen something like this, it was a real learning experience for us. The American Cotton Growers Textile Division is located about 45 miles north of Lubbock and Natalia gave us a very informative tour. It is the world's ONLY farmer-owned textile mill and uses 130,000 bales of cotton each year. The mill makes over 30 different denim fabric styles where just a few years ago they made only 2. They mix 32 different bales from different fields to produce the optimal yarn...

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