Last week, the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) board of directors approved its research budget for the 2019 crop year. GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton says a number of research projects were funded. Cotton Research Projects Funded in Georgia
Research is a big part of the Georgia Cotton Commission budget each year and according to their Executive Director, Richey Seaton, they will soon be deciding what research projects will be funded this year. Georgia Cotton Commission to Decide on Research Projects
While cotton producers are very aware of the new safety net program for seed cotton, there are still final details of that program yet to come. Here’s Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton. Waiting on Final Seed Cotton Program Details
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 …
This past Monday, the National Cotton Council held a webinar for Southeast producers regarding the new seed cotton provisions. But if you missed it, Georgia Cotton Commission Executive Director Richey Seaton says a repeat of the webinar will be held next Monday at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Georgia Cotton Producers Reminded about Seed Cotton Webinar
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 …
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
We’ve talked this week about how the cotton industry is disappointed the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill did not include the cottonseed policy. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton had hoped this would have come through for producers across the state.