Helping Answer Questions About Seed Cotton Program

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Back on Feb. 9, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2018 was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump. It included a safety net program for seed cotton, making cotton a covered commodity under Title 1 of the farm bill. And since that time, Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton said during cotton production meetings being held around the …


Seed Cotton Program Good for Georgia Agriculture

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

In the wee hours of February 9, 2018, both houses of congress passed the Bi-Partisan Budget Agreement of 2018, which the President signed later that morning.  Within this legislation, a safety net program for seed cotton, the unginned cotton that producers harvest, was established.  This makes cotton a covered commodity under Title 1 of the Farm Bill, of which cotton …


Cotton Producers to Receive Help From New Program

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Efforts have been underway for quite some time to help cotton producers deal with the ongoing financial stress. And those efforts have finally paid off, as Congress did pass a supplemental disaster bill that includes policy restoring eligibility for cotton in the Title I Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs of the farm bill. Georgia Cotton Commission Executive …


GCC Pleased with Annual Meeting

Dan Cotton, Georgia

The Georgia Cotton Commission 11th annual meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop took place today at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. GCC Executive Director, Richey Seaton, was pleased with not only the meeting, but also with the number of producers that attended. GCC Pleased with Annual Meeting

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2017 King Cotton Awards Presented to Sawyer and Miller

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

Georgia’s cotton farmers rely heavily on their local University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agent for many things.  Agents are known for delivering timely and accurate information, which is instrumental for the success of Georgia’s farmers. For the seventeenth year in a row, the Georgia Cotton Commission sponsored the King Cotton Awards to recognize outstanding contributions of county agents to …