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Many Decisions for Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton

There are signups and program decisions that cotton producers need to be making at this time. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton has a reminder of what these include. Many Decisions for Cotton Producers

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Georgia Highlights Sustainability and Efficiency to Manufacturers

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Earlier this month, representatives of Wal-Mart, HanesBrands and Fruit of the Loom traveled to Georgia to see firsthand how efficient cotton production is in Georgia. The trip was organized by Ed Barnes, senior director of agricultural and environmental research at Cotton Incorporated. Participants stopped at the office of the Georgia Cotton Commission in Perry and visited two farms in Macon …

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Field Days Provide Growers with Valuable Information

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

On July 18th, northeast Georgia cotton producers, University of Georgia (UGA) faculty & staff, and industry personnel gathered at UGA’s J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center in Watkinsville for a cotton field day.  At the field day, attendees got to see firsthand the research that UGA’s first class group of extension scientists are conducting with producer funds via …

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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 …