Published on 11/23/04

Cotton workshop Dec. 14 in Tifton, Ga.

University of Georgia

The 2004 Georgia Cotton Workshop will take place Dec. 14 at the Rural Development Center in Tifton, Ga. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Workshops start at 8:10 a.m. and run through noon.

Following a sponsored lunch, a general session will focus on improving fiber quality in Georgia. Workshop participants will be given a chance to tour the UGA Microgin.

Workshops will cover: weed management, cotton varieties for 2004/05, plant pathology/nematology, fertilizers and soil management, equipment calibration and application for nematicides and maximizing its efficacy, insect management, cotton physiology and market outlook.

To find out more, call (229) 386-3416. Or go to the Web site,, and click on “Upcoming Events.” Pre- registration postmarked before Dec. 1 is $10. On-site registration is $15.

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.