The mission of Carolinas Cotton Growers Cooperative, Inc is to maximize our members' profitability by adding value to the cotton they produce through effective and efficient marketing, warehousing, shipping, and other services in a manner that encourages integrity, trust, and quality service. ABOUT THE COOPERATIVE Carolinas Cotton Growers Cooperative, Inc ( the Cooperative ) is a cooperative marketing association formed in 1922. The Cooperative is domiciled in NC, SC, VA and GA and is governed by a twelve member board, each board member being an active member-producer representing a geographic district within those four states. The Cooperative's corporate headquarters is located at 101 Sigma Drive in Garner, NC. The Cooperative owns two wholly owned subsidiaries, Cotton Growers Warehouses, Inc ( CGW ) formed in 1934 and Southeast Futures Management, Inc ( SFM ) formed in 2004. CGW is engaged in cotton storage and shares the Cooperative's corporate headquarters in Garner, NC. CGW owns three cotton warehouse facilities located in in Chocowinity NC ; Lumberton, NC and Bishopville, SC. SFM also shares the corporate headquarters in Garner and is engaged in executing futures and options trading for the Cooperative and its members.