During their March meeting, the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) Board of Directors approved $656,287 in research for the 2020 crop year and also approved $25,500 in supplemental research for 2019. GCC Executive Director, Richey Seaton, says they are trying to address concerns producers have through various projects.
With a strong vote, Georgia cotton producers voted yes in the recent referendum to continue the cotton program in the state. Richey Seaton, executive director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, said he is pleased with the vote of confidence from producers.
Leaders representing Georgia agriculture were in Washington, D.C., last week to talk about various issues. Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton was there and explains the issues discussed. Georgia Agriculture Discussed in Washington
The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) encourages cotton producers in the state affected by Hurricane Michael to provide information concerning storm damage and a brief summary of yield impacts. GCC Encourages Producers to Report Disaster Losses
While the cotton crop in Georgia has been severely affected by Hurricane Michael, producers who do still have crop to harvest are being reminded to watch for contamination issues in the bales. Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) Director of Public Affairs, Taylor Sills, has information on how you can learn more about it. Georgia Cotton Producers Reminded of Contamination Issues
The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) has been at the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo this week talking with folks about the cotton industry in Georgia. One of the major topics of discussion has been how producers are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the efforts underway to help …
As Hurricane Michael continues to make its presence known across the Southeast, it obviously will affect many acres of cotton nearing harvest. According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report, as of this past Sunday, 88% of cotton bolls were open in Georgia, while only 12% of the crop had been harvested. And Georgia Cotton …
With harvest on many cotton producers’ minds, scattered rains throughout the year have made a difference in how the crop looks in certain areas. Calhoun County farmer Jimmy Webb, who serves on the Georgia Cotton Commission, talks about how the crop looks in his area. Georgia Cotton Producer Looks at Crop
The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) invests many dollars each year in research efforts. During the recent University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day in Tifton, GCC Chairman Bart Davis talked about those research efforts and how the crop looks in his area. Georgia Cotton Commission Chairman on Crop
Many cotton and peanut producers recently attended the annual University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day in Tifton. Members of the UGA Cotton and Peanut Teams discussed various research efforts. One of those attending was Bulloch County farmer, Lee Crumley, who serves on the Georgia Cotton Commission. He talks about the research efforts underway that the Commission helps …