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The Cotton Roller Coaster

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Over the past several months, outside influences on the cotton industry have felt like a roller coaster ride with all of the ups, downs, dramatic twists and lots of bumps along the way. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton explains some of the issues producers have had to deal with. The Cotton Roller Coaster

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Everyone Take a Seat on the Cotton Roller Coaster

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

Over the past several months, outside influences on the cotton industry have felt like the Dahlonega Mine Train at Six Flags Over Georgia: ups, downs, dramatic twists, and lots of bumps along the way. Producers have seen proposed policies fail, others be implemented, a significant market uptick, one of the US’s largest overseas markets be closed then open again, and …

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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 …

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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