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Georgia Cotton Commission’s Mid-Year Meeting

georgia cotton commission mid-year meeting

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The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 2023 Mid-Year Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at the Nesmith-Lane Conference Center in Statesboro. The inaugural Mid-Year Meeting is held in conjunction with a UGA Cotton Pre-Harvest Workshop conducted by members of the UGA Research & Extension Cotton Team as well as the Georgia pre-harvest safety meeting of the Southeastern Cotton Ginners Association. The UGA Cotton Pre-Harvest Workshop will feature sessions where attendees will receive a 2023 crop update and defoliation considerations, pre-harvest economic update and marketing considerations and late season pest management considerations.

The program speakers are Dr. Bart Fischer, Co-Director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University and Mr. Hank Reichle, President and CEO of Staplcotn.

During the lunch program, Tillman White with the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol will provide an overview of the Protocol’s program and how producers can benefit from the Climate Smart Cotton Program as well as the presentation of the Georgia Quality Cotton Awards for the 2022 crop. Following lunch and to conclude the meeting, there will be a 2023 harvest preparation and panel discussion on the prevention of plastic contamination in cotton. There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is requested to help with meal plans.

The Georgia Cotton Commission’s Mid-Year Meeting & UGA Cotton Pre-Harvest Workshop will be held at the Nessmith-Lane Center on the Georgia Southern University, Statesboro Campus July 26, 2023. 

Nessmith-Lane Center

847 Plant Dr
Statesboro, GA 3

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Deltapine/Bayer Crop Science

AgSouth Farm Credit

John Deere

Phytogen/Corteva Agriscience

Tama USA

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July 26, 2023   |   Georgia Cotton Commission

Last updated: 3/20/2024