The Georgia Cotton Commission’s 7th annual meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center located in Tifton, Ga.

The program speakers are Mark Messura, senior vice president global marketing Cotton Incorporated; Gary Adams, vice president cotton policy and economics, National Cotton Council; Ronnie Lee, incoming president, Southern Cotton Growers; and a representative from the University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development who will provide a report on the economic contribution of cotton production in Georgia.

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

The annual meeting is held the same day as the UGA Cotton Production Workshop conducted by the Research & Extension Cotton Team. Attendees will learn the latest technical production strategies from the researchers whose projects were funded by the Commission using growers’ dollars.

Information is available on the Georgia Cotton Commission’s website and at the UGA Cotton Team website.

There is no charge to attend.  Preregistration is requested to help with meal plans.  Register online or call 229-386-3416.