Category Archives: Economics, Marketing, Policy

Market Facilitation Program: What is available to cover my marketing losses from trade tariffs?

Download the PDF version of this newsletter.  U.S. Department of Agriculture releases details about the spending plans for $12 billion in trade aid package for … Continue reading

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Cotton Outlook

Download the PDF version of this newsletter. In 2018, Georgia’s farmers planted 1.43 million acres of cotton, up 150,000 acres from 2017. The average cotton … Continue reading

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2018 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day (September 5th)

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission, and the University of Georgia Peanut and Cotton Teams, will co-sponsor the annual UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field … Continue reading

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2018 Farm Bill Update

The legislative process leading to the next farm bill has been well underway.  The current 2014 farm bill will end in September 2018.  Numerous hearings … Continue reading

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Generic Base/Seed Cotton Program Timeline

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 authorized Seed Cotton as a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 farm bill and created eligibility for … Continue reading

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Information on the Recent Designation of Seed Cotton as a Covered Commodity

On February 9, 2018, the US Congress passed budget legislation that included the designation of seed cotton as a covered commodity under the 2014 farm … Continue reading

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2018 UGA Cotton Budgets

Below are links for the 2018 UGA Cotton Budgets developed by Don Shurley, Amanda Smith, and Yangxuan (Serinna) Liu. 2018 Irrigated Conventional Tillage Cotton Budget … Continue reading

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11th Annual Georgia Cotton Conference & UGA Cotton Production Workshop (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the UGA … Continue reading

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2017 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards

The Georgia Quality Cotton Awards for the 2017 crop will be presented during the Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshops on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  For more information and to download the nomination form, click on the link below to continue reading.

 

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2018 Local UGA Cotton County Production Meetings (Schedule)

Georgia Cotton Folks, The 2018 UGA local county cotton production meeting season has just begun.  Each year members of the UGA Cotton Team present information … Continue reading

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