Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Cotton Commission Meeting

Donald Chase and I met with the Georgia Cotton Commission this morning and had a very productive meeting.

We are all seeking ways to work smarter in the face of inflationary pressures on our budgets. We discussed research opportunities and the possibility of going together to the Governor and the Legislature to seek funding for critical research positions.

We are looking at doing a joint research tour for our boards this fall to better understand what research is being conducted and how we might combine some activities or at least make them work in harmony.

The Georgia Cotton Commission members were most conciliatory and have directed Richey to work with me to work out the details on efforts where cooperation is logical.

They also had representatives of their national and regional organizations in attendance at the meeting.

Their crop condition report sounded very similar to that of the Peanut Commission a week earlier.

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