Did you know that cotton still grows in Polk County? Dan Casey is one of many farmers who continues to plant the fiber locally in his fields on Collard Valley Road.

The harvest came in earlier this month ahead of wet weather on his fields, which headed for the Taylorsville-based cotton gin serving the tri-county area. 

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