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Georgia Cotton Commission Welcomes Cotton Ginning Cost Share

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

On March 3, at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis, Tennessee, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program for the 2016 crop. This program provides assistance to American cotton producers who were left out of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs during that crop year. The Georgia Cotton Commission welcomes this …

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Appropriations Bill Could Help Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Georgia

We told you last week that 135 senators and representatives sent letters to President Trump strongly urging the administration’s support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program effective for the 2016 crop year and on an ongoing basis. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says while work continues to get Title 1 back in the 2018 Farm Bill, …

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Georgia Cotton Commission Pleased with Efforts by Congress

Dan Cotton

It was announced Tuesday that a large, bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives sent letters to President Trump strongly urging the Administration’s support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program effective for the 2016 crop year and on an ongoing basis. And, Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton is pleased to see this support.