First bale of the season

Barta Gin staff was so excited about the first bale of the season that they didn’t wait to bale it. Instead, they met cotton farmer Ricky Weidemann and family in the field near Needville. From left are Debbie Altimore, Gene Barta, niece Kaitlyn Weidemann, Ricky and Sheila Weidemann, Kartina Barta, nephew Bryler Weidemann. Kneeling are Harry Weidemann Jr., Mark Hartfield Jr. and Mark Hartfield and dogs Sadie and Kyla. The Weidemanns farm about 850 acres of cotton.

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