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2014 Crop Management Seminar Nov. 12-13 at UGA-Tifton Campus

October 28th, 2014

Memphis, TN – Cotton Incorporated’s 2014 Crop Management Seminar, slated for November 12-13 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, promises a wide range of practical topics to help cotton growers stay profitable during the coming season. 

The seminar includes two days of presentations from cotton experts as well as afternoon small group sessions designed to encourage questions, answers and discussion. The focus of this year's seminar is on the latest research results regarding current production challenges and breakthroughs that have application in the field now. 

“If there’s a common thread running through this year’s seminar, it’s keeping cotton sustainable, both economically and environmentally,” said Ed Barnes, Cotton Incorporated Senior Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research.

Seminar topics include herbicide-resistant weeds, new cotton technologies, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in agriculture, site-specific water management and smart phone apps for cotton. 

The full agenda is located in the “Fiber” Section at www.cottoninc.com. Seating is limited, so register early. 

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Contact: Stacey Gorman, Director of Communications, 901-233-9356, sgorman [at] cottonboard [dot] org

 

About the Cotton Board: The Cotton Research & Promotion Act established the Cotton Board as a quasi-governmental, non-profit entity to serve as the administrator of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. Funded by America’s cotton producers and importers through the cotton check-off, the Program’s research and promotion activities are conducted worldwide by Cotton Incorporated, the Cotton Board’s sole-source contracting organization, to increase the demand for and improve the market position of cotton. The Cotton Research & Promotion Program continues to work in all areas of cotton’s pipeline – from the field to the consumer – to keep cotton the number one fiber choice in the U.S. For more information about the Cotton Board and the innovative activities stemming from the Program, visit www.cottonboard.org.

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