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UGA Cotton Production Workshop


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Georgia Cotton Commission’s 8th Annual Meeting and

UGA Cotton Production Workshop

January 28, 2015

UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia

Producers and those interested in the cotton industry will hear from industry leaders during the Commission’s meeting and learn the latest technical production strategies from the researchers whose projects were funded by the Commission using growers’ dollars.

Pre-register FREE at: or 229.386.3416

Please pre-register by to January 21, 2015 to assist with lunch plans.


Georgia Cotton Production Workshop

7:30 a.m.                     Name badge pick-up & late registration – breakfast

8 – 8:50 a.m.               Economics, Marketing, & Farm Bill; Insect Pest Management; Cotton Varieties for 2015; Up and Coming Technologies

9 – 9:50 a.m.               Irrigation Technology, Cotton Physiology, & Climate Forecast; Plant Pathology; Agronomics – Cotton Variety Performance & Management; Soil Fertility

Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting

10-10:30 a.m.              Welcome, recognition of sponsors, Commission report

10:30-10:40a.m.          Ronnie Lee, President, Southern Cotton Growers

10:40-11:20 a.m.         Mark Messura, Senior Vice President, Cotton Incorporated

11:20-12:00 p.m.         John Maquire, Senior Vice President, National Cotton Council

12:00-1:15 p.m.           Lunch, sponsor recognitions, producer drawings

1:15-1:45 p.m.             Presentation of the Georgia Quality Cotton Awards

Georgia Cotton Production Workshop

2:10 – 4:00 p.m.                      Repeat Morning Sessions


*Details at Commission’s website:  or UGA Cotton Team website: Questions may be directed to the Commission office at 478.988.4235.



Thank you to our sponsors

AgGeorgia Farm Credit ∙ Agri-AFC, LLC ∙ Americot, Inc. ∙ AMVAC ∙ Bayer CropScience/Stoneville ∙ Cotton Growers Cooperative ∙ Crop Production Services ∙ Dow AgroSciences/PhytoGen ∙ Deltapine ∙ DuPont Crop Protection ∙ Holder Ag Consulting ∙ Lasseter Equipment Group ∙ Southeast AgNet ∙ Staplcotn ∙ Syngenta ∙ Triangle Chemical Company ∙ Valent USA Corporation ∙ VSG Unmanned