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Cotton experts meet in Tifton

TIFTON, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Cotton Commission is having its 8th Annual meeting today at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the Research & Extension Cotton Team.

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

Among the topics the group will discuss are technical advances in farming, with unmanned systems and automated equipment.

The program speakers are Mark Messura, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Cotton Incorporated; John Maguire, Senior Vice President, National Cotton Council;and a representative for Southern Cotton Growers. 

The meeting, production workshop, and lunch are free and open to not only cotton growers, but anyone interested in the cotton industry.

 Information is available on the Commission's website www.georgiacottoncommission.org and at the UGA Cotton Team website at www.ugacotton.com.  Call 229-386-3416 or 478-988-4235 for information.



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