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2017 Georgia Quality Cotton Award Winners

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

The 2017 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented at the Georgia Cotton Commission 11th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop on January 31, 2018 in Tifton, GA. The awards are co-sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Bayer CropScience, and administered by the University of Georgia Cotton Team. The purpose of the awards are to recognize producers and ginners …

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Efforts Continue to Help Georgia Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton, Georgia

While damage to the Georgia cotton crop by Hurricane Irma has topped the news the past couple of weeks, efforts are still underway to help producers deal with the ongoing financial stress. A group representing the cotton industry was in Washington, D.C. recently, and Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton explains what was discussed and who they talked with.

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Georgia Cotton Commission Says Cottonseed Designation Efforts Continue

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Efforts continue to help producers with a cottonseed designation. According to the National Cotton Council (NCC), in recent testimony before the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, NCC Chairman Ronnie Lee from Bronwood, Ga. said, “cotton must be brought back into the farm law’s Title I commodity policy as it is the only program crop …