The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce that Taylor Sills had joined the commission staff as Director of Public Affairs. Sills previously worked as the Young Farmer Coordinator at Georgia Farm Bureau. In this role, Sills coordinated activities to support, promote, and encourage Young Farmers within Georgia Farm Bureau. He also served GFB as a Marketing Specialist in the Commodity/Marketing department where he assisted producers in marketing grains and oilseeds as well as sourcing feed ingredients. In his new role at the Georgia Cotton Commission, Sills will develop communication, outreach, and public relations programs for both cotton growers and consumers.
Sills is a native of Eatonton and received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Georgia where he majored in Agricultural & Applied Economics. He also received an Associate of Science from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Agribusiness & Agricultural Economics. While at UGA, he worked as a Congressional Agricultural Fellow for the United States Senator Johnny Isakson. After graduation, Sills worked for the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service before going to GFB. He and his wife, the former Jessica Sanders, live in Macon.
The Georgia Cotton Commission is a producer-funded organization located in Perry, Georgia. The Commission began in 1965. Georgia cotton producers pay an assessment enabling the Commission to invest in programs of research, promotion, and education on behalf of all cotton producers of Georgia. For more information about the Georgia Cotton Commission please call 478-988-4235 or on the web at www.georgiacottoncommission.org.