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Georgia Cotton Commission's 6th annual Meeting  01/07/13 9:23:29 AM

Georgia Cotton Commission's 6th Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting Tentative Agenda                               UGA Cotton Page
2013 Cotton Production Workshop Schedule
         2012 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards
Pre-Register Online

Cotton Producers should plan to attend the Commission’s 6th Annual Meeting on January 30, 2013, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. 
The program starts at 10:00 a.m. and adjourns at 12:15 p.m. for lunch where there will be producer drawings.  Our program speakers are Mike Tate, president of Southern Cotton  Growers, Inc; Kater Hake, VP of Agricultural and Environmental Research with Cotton Incorporated; Kevin Latner, Executive Director of Cotton Council International and Mark Lange, President and CEO of the National Cotton Council. 
We appreciate these sponsors who make our annual meeting possible:  Aimtrac, Americot, AMVAC, BASF, Bayer CropScience, BB Hobbs Co., Cotton Growers Cooperative, Crop Production Services, DeltaPine, DuPont Crop Protection, Phytogen Cottonseed, ProCot Cooperative, Southeast AgNet, Staplcotn, Syngenta, Triangle Chemical and Valent.

The UGA Cotton Production Workshop that is co-sponsored by The University of Georgia and Georgia Cotton Commission is held on the same day as the Commission’s annual meeting.  The workshop sessions are conducted by the Cotton Team Scientists who will share with producers the latest production strategies learned from research funded by the Commission using growers' dollars.  The workshop sessions cover a wide range of topics, as reflected on the workshop schedule.  There will be early morning concurrent workshop break-out sessions and they will be repeated following the the Commission's luncheon and the Georgia Quality Cotton Awards presentations.  
There is no charge to attend this educational event and the Commission hopes all cotton growers will attend.  

Pre-registration is FREE and strongly encouraged to help with meal plans.  Register online or call: 229.386.3416.
Click to view agendas for the annual meeting and Cotton Production Workshop

The 2012 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards immediately follow the lunch and their purpose is to recognize excellence in cotton production.   Awards participants are welcome and encouraged to attend any of the day's activities, including lunch.  Please pre-register everyone in your party as described above.   For complete information on the awards program,  CLICK HERE

Any company interested in becoming a sponsor or if anyone has any questions, please contact Karen Nikitopoulos: cotton@windstream.net or call 478.988.4235. 

These are our sponsors to date:


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