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GCC Encourages Producers to Attend Remaining Field Days

Clint Thompson Georgia Cotton Commission

georgia cotton commission

By Clint Thompson

The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) encourages producers to attend any of the remaining three field days to be held over the next month.

Growers can interact with researchers and ask questions about issues pertinent to their farming operations. Topics typically center on variety selection, pest management, irrigation and precision agriculture.

Taylor Sills, executive director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, said the field days, coordinated by University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, are especially important for growers across the state.

“Some of this stuff is fairly ground-breaking that our university people are doing and some of it is stuff that’s been going on for years. It’s important for growers to understand the investment that they’re making but also to use that information to the betterment of their operations,” Sills said.

There will be a field day at the Southwest Research and Education Center in in Plains, Georgia on Aug. 31. The annual UGA Tifton campus cotton and peanut field day will be held on Sept. 8. The final field day will be held on Sept. 28 in Northeast Georgia.