The Georgia Cotton Commission approved direct funding of the following research projects for the fiscal year July 1, 2001, through June 30, 2002.

High Residue Conservation-Tillage System for Cotton — Dewey Lee, $2,750.

A Web-Based Informatics Resource for Reducing Field Genetic Vulnerability in Cotton — Andrew H. Paterson, $20,000.

Integration of Winter Grazing and Irrigated Cotton Production — Gary M. Hill, $20,000.

Economics of Georgia Cotton Production and Marketing — Don Shurley, $18,000.

Beltwide Cotton Conference Study Tour for County Agents — $15,000

Cotton Education Programs — Steve M. Brown, $28,000.

Cotton Field Demonstration Program — Steve M. Brown, $21,000.

County Extension Meeting Sponsorship — Steve M. Brown, $12,000.

Contingency Funds — Steve M. Brown, $4,000.

The total for 2002, invested by the commission is $140,750. Please direct questions about research to Richey Seaton at the commission office, (478) 988-4235 Extension 22.

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