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G.A.T.E. Program Uses

Growers are now becoming very familiar with the G.A.T.E. Program which allows agricultural producers to not pay sales tax on certain exempt items used in agricultural production.  It is very important that we are familiar with what is exempt, and what is not exempt, when using this program to ensure…
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Cotton Marketing News

As we finish 2014 and look ahead to 2015, many cotton growers are left scratching their heads about what to do for next year.  In the most current edtion of Cotton Marketing News, Dr. Don Shurley, UGA Extension Ag Economist, gives us some of his end of year 2014 thoughts and looks…
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Area Farm Bill Meeting to be held in Dawson

Dawson has been selected to host 1 of 10 farm bill meetings across the state in December.  This meeting should answer many of the questions surrounding the new farm bill.  The meeting will provide relevant information for producers, landowners, ag lenders, and agribusinesses, and consultants.  Persons interested in attending should…
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Farm Diesel Prices

Farm Diesel Fuel prices seem to be near the lowest point they have been in the last 4 years.  Below is some information that Amanda Smith, UGA Extension Ag Economist, has compiled regarding farm diesel fuel prices. Above are the monthly farm diesel prices for the Southern Atlantic states from 2011-2014. Compared…
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2015 Georgia Cotton Commission 8th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop

  The Georgia Cotton Commission’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Commission’s 8th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The program speakers are Mark Messura, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Cotton Incorporated; John Maguire, Senior Vice President, National Cotton Council,…
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