Climate Smart Cotton Program

Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting Scheduled for Jan. 31

Clint Thompson Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC)

The Georgia Cotton Commission reminds growers and industry leaders that the commission’s 2024 annual meeting is slated for Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the University of Georgia (UGA) Tifton Campus Conference Center.

Climate Smart Cotton Program

There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is requested to help with meal plans. Register online at www.ugatiftonconference.caes.uga.edu or call (229) 386-3416.

The commission’s annual meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the UGA Research & Extension Cotton Team. The workshop will feature multiple breakout sessions where attendees will learn the latest technical production strategies from the researchers whose projects are funded by the commission’s research program.

The commission’s annual meeting will follow the breakout sessions and feature guest speakers. The program speakers are Micah Brown, Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center; Bruce Atherley, Executive Director, Cotton Council International; and Jim Davis, CEO, Southern Cotton Growers.

The commission will host a lunch where sponsors will be recognized, door prizes will be given away and awards will be presented. The meeting, production workshop and lunch are open to not only cotton growers, but anyone interested in the cotton industry. The UGA Cotton Production Workshop breakout sessions will be repeated after lunch.