By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Cotton season is underway, and employees of Johnson Farms began picking cotton Oct. 9. The cotton went to the gin Oct. 14, and the first bale weighed in at 534 pounds.
According to Jimmy Johnson, the season was very good as far as weather goes, and the recent rains have been beneficial for their crop. Jimmy’s father, Bill, has kept the family farm going strong for decades. This is his 63rd cotton crop, and Bill now has four generations of his family working and helping on the farm. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.