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Georgia Cotton Commission Approves 2019 Research

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

At its April 11th Board Meeting, the Georgia Cotton Commission Board of Directors approved $697,802 in research for the 2019 crop year, an increase from the $665,196 approved for 2018.  This money will go to fund 21 research projects that will be conducted by researchers from the University of Georgia and the University of West Georgia.  These projects range from …

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Pleased with New Georgia Cotton T-Shirts

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

During a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the Georgia State Capitol, it was announced that a new line of cotton t-shirts, grown and sewn locally in Georgia, were now available. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says they are very proud to be a part of it. Pleased with New Georgia Cotton T-Shirts   The 100 percent Georgia Grown t-shirts are available for …

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New 100 Percent Georgia Grown Cotton T-Shirts Introduced

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black presented Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal with a 100 percent Georgia Grown cotton t-shirt during a press conference on March 20 at the Georgia State Capitol. Black told Southeast AgNet that the conference was held to announce a new line of Georgia Grown t-shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia in partnership with the …

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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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Helping Answer Questions About Seed Cotton Program

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Back on Feb. 9, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2018 was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump. It included a safety net program for seed cotton, making cotton a covered commodity under Title 1 of the farm bill. And since that time, Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton said during cotton production meetings being held around the …