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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

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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