Cotton producers

Cotton Producers Reminded of May 31 CGCS Deadline

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

Cotton producers are being reminded that sign-up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program now runs until May 31, 2018. Under the program, which is administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), cotton producers may receive a cost share payment, based on a producer’s 2016 cotton acres reported to FSA multiplied by 20 percent …


NCC: Farm Legislation Passage Much Needed

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Industry News Release

The National Cotton Council (NCC) is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 without any damaging amendments to farm policy. NCC Chairman Ron Craft, a Plains, Texas, ginner, said that legislation, recently approved by the House Agriculture Committee, includes critically important policies for cotton producers and the entire U.S. cotton industry. He …

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Cotton Producers Reminded CGCS Sign-Up Ends Friday

Dan Cotton

The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to remind cotton producers that sign-up for the Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program ends May 11. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton encourages producers to stop by their local Farm Service Agency office by this Friday. Cotton Producers Reminded CGCS Sign-Up Ends Friday

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Cotton Commodity Commission Accepting Nominations for Board Member Positions

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

The Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for cotton will accept nominations to fill two board positions. To be nominated, eligible individuals must be an active Georgia cotton producer. Any person currently serving can be reappointed or replaced by the Ex Officio committee during appointments. Nominations may be made by filling out a Nominee Information Form found at and sending it to: Georgia …