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UGA Cotton Newsletter

Current Crop Condition (Whitaker and Freeman) According to the June 4th 2018 USDA NASS Crop Progress Report, 72% of the estimated cotton acreage in Georgia has been planted. This is up slightly from lasts weeks 62% estimate and well below the five year average for this date of 84%.  …
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More Cotton Policy Information (updated Feb. 22, 2018)

Hello Everyone, Earlier this week, I sent out some information provided to me by Drs. Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz about the cotton policy changes.  Since then, we have received more information and explanation of how things will work with the new changes.  Below is the newest information we have. …
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Cotton Policy Update

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: What Farmers and Landowners Need to Know about Cotton and Generic Base by Don Shurley and Adam N. Rabinowitz On the morning of February 9, 2018, the U.S. Congress passed budget legislation that included the designation of seed cotton as a covered commodity under…
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UGA Cotton Defoliation Timing Recommendations

As I have been out in the county I have seen some cotton fields that are not too far off from needing to be defoliated. In this post I will write about the University of Georgia recommendations for cotton-defoliation timing. Because cotton produces fruit indeterminately and not all at once we…
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