Georgia Department of Agriculture

Agenda Set for Georgia Cotton Commission 9th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshops

Cotton CommissionGeorgia Cotton Commission
401 Larry Walker Parkway, Suite A
PO Box 1464
Perry, Georgia 31069
478-988-4235
www.georgiacottoncommission.org


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2016

contact: Chris Chammoun
chris@georgiacotton.org

Agenda Set for Georgia Cotton Commission 9th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshops

The Georgia Cotton Commission’s 9th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The annual meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the Research & Extension Cotton Team.

The program speakers are Reece Langley, Vice President of Washington Operations, National Cotton Council; Berrye Worsham, President and CEO, Cotton Incorporated; and Mike Quinn, President and CEO, Cotton Growers Cooperative.

The UGA Cotton Production workshop will feature breakout sessions where attendees will learn about the latest technical production strategies from the researchers whose projects are funded by the Commission’s research program.

Following the speakers, the Commission will host lunch where sponsors will be recognized and door prizes will be given away. The meeting, production workshop, and lunch are open to not only cotton growers, but anyone interested in the cotton industry.

UGA Cotton Production Workshop
7:30 a.m.                    Name badge pick-up & late registration – breakfast
8:00 – 8:50 a.m.        Economics & Marketing; Soil Fertility; Plant Pathology; Cotton Varieties for 2016 & Up and Coming Technologies
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.        Weed Science; Irrigation & Precision Ag, Insect Pest Management; Agronomics & Physiology

Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting
10:00-10:30 a.m.      Welcome, recognition of sponsors, Commission report
10:30-11:00 a.m.      Reece Langley, Vice President, National Cotton Council
11:00-11:30 a.m.      Berrey Worsham, President and CEO, Cotton Incorporated
11:30-12:00 p.m.      Mike Quinn, President and CEO, Cotton Growers Cooperative
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
2:00 – 3:50 p.m.        Repeat Morning Sessions (Weed Science will be 9 a.m. session only)

More information and a detailed agenda is available on the Commission’s website at www.georgiacottoncommission.org.

There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is requested to help with meal plans.  Register online at www.ugatiftonconference.org or call 229.386.3416.

 

Thank you to our sponsors:
Agri-AFC ∙ Allenberg/ProCot ∙ Americot, Inc. ∙ AMVAC ∙ Bayer CropScience/Stoneville ∙ Brake F16 from SePRO ∙ Cotton Growers Cooperative ∙ Dow AgroSciences/PhytoGen ∙ Deltapine ∙ DuPont Crop Protection ∙ Farm Credit Associations of Georgia ∙ Holder Ag Consulting ∙ Lasseter Equipment Group ∙ R.W. Griffin ∙ Southeast AgNet ∙ Staplcotn ∙ Syngenta ∙ Triangle Chemical Company ∙ Valent USA Corporation

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