Every three years, pursuant to law, cotton farmers have the opportunity to vote to continue the assessment ($1/bale) that funds the Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) programs of research, promotion, and education. The 2019 referendum period was February 13th-March 15th. The Georgia Department of Agriculture recently recorded the votes and the result shows 92.5% of voters favored the continuation. Bart Davis, …
Cotton producers in Georgia have been attending the annual county cotton production meetings at various locations across the state. Richey Seaton, executive director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, urges producers to attend.
The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) is disappointed by a lack of response to the aftermath left by Hurricane Michael from our partners in the federal government. Over four months after the storm wreaked havoc to communities in southwest, central, and east Georgia, farms and agribusinesses are left with more questions than answers on federal assistance. GCC Chairman Bart Davis, a cotton …
Cotton producers across Georgia are invited to attend the 12th annual Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Tifton. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton says a good program has been lined up. Register on line at http://www.ugatiftonconference.org or call 229-386-3416.
Efforts to cut back on pesticide drift issues in Georgia have been underway through the Using Pesticides Wisely program. According to Richey Seaton, this training session will be one of the presentations during the 12th annual Georgia Cotton Commission Meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop on Jan. 30 in Tifton. To learn more, go to georgiacottoncommission.org, ugatiftonconference.org or call 229-386-3416.
Cotton producers across Georgia are invited to attend the 12th Annual Georgia Cotton Commission Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop, January 30th in Tifton.
Registration for the Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) Annual Meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop is underway. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton says the 12th annual event will be held Jan. 30 in Tifton.
U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency is partnering with University of Georgia (UGA) Extension to conduct trainings for Georgia cotton growers in September throughout the state to update producers on WHIP, Seed Cotton, TAP changes, and the Market Facilitation Program. Dates, UPDATED times and locations are below: Monday, September 10 Bainbridge 9:00-10:30 a.m. Cloud Livestock Facility 1300 E. …
The Georgia Agricultural Commodity Commission for cotton wants to remind producers that nominations to fill two board positions are due May 31. Richey Seaton, Georgia Cotton Commission executive director, has details on how to get a nominee information form. Georgia Cotton Commodity Commission Nominations Due May 31
Registration for the Georgia Cotton Commission’s (GCC) annual meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop is underway. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton says the 11th annual event will be held January 31 in Tifton. Register Now for Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting Learn more at http://www.georgiacottoncommission.org/ or register at http://www.ugatiftonconference.org or by calling 229-386-3416.