Speakers Announced for Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting

Dan Cotton


The Georgia Cotton Commission has announced the guest speakers for its 13th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29. The annual meeting, in conjunction with the University of Georgia (UGA) Cotton Production Workshop, will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center.

The program speakers are Kent Fountain, vice chairman, National Cotton Council of America; Melissa Bastos, director of market research, Cotton Incorporated; and Hank Reichle, president and CEO, Staplcotn.

The UGA Cotton Production Workshop, conducted by the UGA Research and Extension Cotton Team, will feature breakout sessions where attendees will learn the latest technical production strategies from the researchers whose projects are funded by the Commission’s research program.

Following the speakers, the Commission will host lunch. Door prizes will be given away, and the Georgia Quality Cotton Awards for the 2019 crop will be awarded. There is no charge to attend, but preregistration is requested to help with meal plans. Register online at www.ugatiftonconference.caes.uga.edu or call 229-386-3416.