Extra Long Staple Cotton
Extra Long Staple (ELS) Cotton means cotton that follows the standard planting and harvesting practices of the area in which the cotton is grown, and meets all of the following conditions:
(1) American-Pima, Sea Island, Sealand, all other varieties of the Barbandense species of cotton and any hybrid thereof, and any other variety of cotton in which 1 or more of these varieties is predominant; and,
(2) The acreage is grown in a county designated as an ELS county by the Secretary; and,
(3) The production from the acreage is ginned on a roller-type gin.