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Pesticide Training at Georgia Cotton Commission Meeting

Dan Cotton, Georgia

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.

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Georgia FSA/UGA Extension Grower Trainings

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

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. …

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Register Now for Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting

Dan Cotton, Georgia

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.

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Several Factors in Reducing Cotton Yields in Georgia

Dan Cotton, Georgia

When USDA released its December cotton production Tuesday, it showed all cotton was up less than 1 percent from November and up 25 percent from last year. And while cotton production in Georgia is up 6 percent from last year, this month’s forecast was down 4 percent from last month. Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director, Richey Seaton, says several things …

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Georgia Grown and Sewn T-Shirts Now Available

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

The Georgia Cotton Commission, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Georgia Grown, unveiled a new line of Georgia Grown T-Shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia during the 40th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. “The Georgia Cotton Commission is proud to work with Commissioner Black (Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black) to showcase the quality cotton …