Sills Joins Georgia Cotton Commission

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce that Taylor Sills had joined the commission staff as Director of Public Affairs.  Sills previously worked as the Young Farmer Coordinator at Georgia Farm Bureau.  In this role, Sills coordinated activities to support, promote, and encourage Young Farmers within Georgia Farm Bureau.  He also served GFB as a Marketing Specialist in the …

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UGA Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 6

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. at UGA’s Lang Farm (230 Rigdon Aultman Road) before relocating to the Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Road) for …


Appropriations Bill Could Help Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Georgia

We told you last week that 135 senators and representatives sent letters to President Trump strongly urging the administration’s support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program effective for the 2016 crop year and on an ongoing basis. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says while work continues to get Title 1 back in the 2018 Farm Bill, …