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Georgia Cotton Commission Welcomes Dicamba Announcement

Dan Cotton, Environment, Field Crops, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Industry News Release, Soybeans

(GCC) — On October 27th, United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew R. Wheeler met with farmers and industry stakeholders at Cromley Farms, a sixth-generation family farm in Brooklet, to announce new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and an extended registration for an additional dicamba product.  The Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) is pleased with this announcement.  The GCC …

Georgia Cotton Commission Encourages Enrollment in U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Program

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission

By Clint Thompson The Georgia Cotton Commission encourages producers to join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol movement. They’ll have until the end of January to enroll in the program for the 2020 growing season. Ken Burton, Executive Director for U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, said enrollment for the 2021 year will start around March or April. “It will enable producers to …

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Field Day Videos Available for Viewing on Commission Websites

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Peanuts

Georgia cotton growers and peanut producers who were not able to watch the virtual field day on Sept. 9 can view the video presentations on both the Georgia Cotton Commission website and the Georgia Peanut Commission website. The field day was held in collaboration by the Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and University of Georgia (UGA) Extension. Specialists from …

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Registration Ongoing for UGA Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Peanuts

By Clint Thompson Registration is ongoing for the University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day, scheduled virtually for Sept. 9. Those interested in learning more about two high value row crops can also register on the Georgia Cotton Commission website and the Georgia Peanut Commission website.  The field day will start at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at noon. …

Annual Field Day Provides Growers Chance to See Research in Action

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Peanuts

The annual University of Georgia (UGA) Cotton and Peanut Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday Sept. 9. While it will be a virtual event this year, the Georgia Cotton Commission and Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) encourage growers to attend and learn about the latest research regarding both row crops. Donald Chase, GPC Research Committee chairman, believes field days are an …

Virtual UGA Cotton, Peanut Field Day Scheduled for Sept. 9

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Peanuts

Timely topics and university research will headline a University of Georgia (UGA) Cotton and Peanut Field Day on Sept. 9. The Georgia Cotton Commission and Georgia Peanut Commission want growers to be mindful of the event which will be virtual this year. Interested producers and industry leaders will be able to learn from UGA specialists representing both commodity groups. Details …

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Georgia Grown and Sewn Cotton T-Shirts

Randall Weiseman Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Industry News Release

Back in March at the Georgia State Capitol, it was announced that a new line of cotton t-shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia, were available. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says they are in partnership in this effort with Georgia Grown, the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency and Georgia’s cotton farmers. To purchase Georgia Grown t-shirts online, go to https://store.georgiagrown.com/.