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Hurricane Michael Will Affect Georgia Cotton Fields

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Weather

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 …

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Georgia Cotton Producer on Research Efforts

Dan Cotton, Georgia

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 …

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UGA Cotton-Peanut Research Field Day is Wednesday

Dan Cotton, Georgia

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor the Cotton-Peanut Research Field Day Wednesday, September 5th, on the UGA Tifton campus and UGA research farms in Tift County. UGA Cotton and Peanut Team members will discuss various research projects. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says it is an event …

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UGA Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 5

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia (UGA) Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. at the University of Georgia Conference Center (15 RDC Rd., Tifton, Georgia) before relocating to the RDC Pivot and Ponder …

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Georgia Producers Invited to Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Peanuts

The 2018 University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Experiment Station in Tifton. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says this is a great place for producers to learn about research efforts funded by their checkoff dollars. Georgia Producers Invited to Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day

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Cotton Industry Reaches Out to Farm Bill Conferees

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Legislative

Earlier this week, the Georgia Cotton Commission, and 66 other cotton industry organizations from across the many segments of the industry and representing individuals from every corner of the nation, sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees along with the Farm Bill conferees thanking the respective leaders for their work so …

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Georgia Cotton Producers Hoping for On-Time Farm Bill

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Legislative

More than 150 agricultural organizations recently sent a letter to the Senate and House Agriculture committees asking the farm bill conference committee to pass an on-time, five-year farm bill before the September 30th expiration of the current bill. Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) Richey Seaton says they took part in that letter. Georgia Cotton Producers Hoping for On-Time Farm Bill