September 13, 2018

Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce the addition of three new sales and marketing team members to the Americot family: Lucy Carmichael, Daniel Nix and Dusty Parker. “Continued growth in West Texas, as well as expansion into new areas necessitates that we add additional resources to support our customers in the region,” said Chiree Fields, Americot General Manager. “I’m pleased that Lucy, Daniel and Dusty have joined the team, further demonstrating our commitment to growers by providing the experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated support they have come to rely upon from Americot.”

Lucy Carmichael earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising, with a minor in Agriculture Communications from Texas Tech University in 2018. Growing up in Haskell, Texas, Lucy comes from an agricultural family, both on the cotton side, as well as cattle ranching. Based in Lubbock, Texas, Lucy joins the Americot team as a marketing coordinator, supporting our sales teams and customer marketing activities throughout the Cotton Belt.

Daniel Nix was raised in Tolar, Texas, growing up on a cattle and peanut farm. He graduated from Tarleton State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Plant and Soil Science in 1994. Daniel joins Americot from Crop Production Services in Slaton, Texas, where he was in sales. Based out of Gail, Texas, Daniel will be a sales representative working the Lubbock County area as part of our South Plains regional team.

Dusty Parker grew up on a corn and cotton farm in Uvalde, Texas. He’s a graduate of Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University), where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 2002. After spending the last 15 years as a sales rep and branch manager for Helena Chemical Company, Dusty joins the Americot family as a sales representative based in Lubbock, Texas, where he will be supporting growers and our customers in the Dawson County area.

Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides U.S. cotton growers with quality seed of localized varieties, offering high yield potential and excellent fiber quality, along with the technologies that growers want and need. American-owned and fully independent, Americot is a national leader in cotton seed production and technologies. For more information on Americot and our NexGen brand cotton products, call 888.678.SEED (7333) or visit

Tyrell Currie
Marketing & Communications Manager
806.793.1431, ext 140

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