Cotton Commission Funded Research on Display During Field Day

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day, produced by the Georgia Cotton Commission and the Georgia peanut commission highlighted Commision-funded research that benefits farmers during the one-day event at the UGA Tifton research farm. While research trials are being conducted for various cotton-focused projects at the UGA Tifton Farm, Southeast Agnet visited with Taylor Sills, executive …

2021 Georgia Quality Cotton Award Winners Announced

Dan Cotton, Georgia

The 2021 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented during the Georgia Cotton Commission’s annual meeting on Wednesday Jan. 26. The purpose of the awards is to recognize producers and ginners of high-quality cotton fiber and to identify their general management practices for the benefit of other growers. The producers and their gins received a plaque. The winning producers received a …

Grower Enrollment for U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol is Underway

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Due to the ever-greater supply chain scrutiny and a growing demand for transparency, the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol was developed. It sets a new standard for more sustainably grown cotton and brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to responsibly-grown cotton production and drives continuous improvement in key sustainability metrics. And cotton growers across the Southeast are being reminded enrollment …

Georgia Cotton Commission Welcomes Dicamba Announcement

Dan Cotton, Environment, Field Crops, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC), 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 …


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 …


Georgia Cotton Commission Preparing for Annual Meeting

Dan Cotton

Each year, research efforts are a big part of the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) annual budget. And GCC Executive Director, Richey Seaton, said the goal of producer-funded research is to help cotton producers’ bottom lines. More information about these research efforts will be discussed during the GCC Annual Meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop, January 29, 2020 in Tifton. Seaton said this will …


Georgia Cotton Commission at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Cotton, General, Georgia

The 42nd edition of the Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia, as various groups and commodity organizations will be on hand to meet with producers, and that includes the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC). GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton hopes cotton producers will be able to attend. Cotton fields at the Sunbelt Ag Expo are a highlight each year, as …