Georgia cotton producers are being urged to vote in a referendum on continuation of the cotton program in the state. Richey Seaton, executive director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, wants growers to know the referendum runs from Feb. 13 through March 15. Ballots will arrive in the mail from the Georgia Department of Agriculture. If you do not receive a ballot, …
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.
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.
Leaders representing Georgia agriculture were in Washington, D.C., last week to talk about various issues. Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton was there and explains the issues discussed. Georgia Agriculture Discussed in Washington
The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) has been at the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo this week talking with folks about the cotton industry in Georgia. One of the major topics of discussion has been how producers are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the efforts underway to help …
As Hurricane Michael continues to make its presence known across the Southeast, it obviously will affect many acres of cotton nearing harvest. According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report, as of this past Sunday, 88% of cotton bolls were open in Georgia, while only 12% of the crop had been harvested. And Georgia Cotton …
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
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
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
Various issues are affecting cotton producers right now, so representatives from the Georgia cotton industry traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to meet with lawmakers. Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton explains what was discussed. Cotton Issues Discussed in Washington