Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and National Ag Day March 22nd
**The Georgia Cotton Commission announced the guest speakers for its 15th Annual Meeting scheduled for January 26th, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center.
According to www.morningagclips.com, the speakers are Kent Fountain, Chairman, National Cotton Council of America; Jimmy Webb, Chairman, The Cotton Board; and Kim Kitchings, Senior Vice President at Cotton Incorporated.
The annual meeting is held in conjunction with the UGA Cotton Production Workshop.
**USDA’s Economic Research Service updated farm sector profit projections Wednesday, which are expected to increase in 2021.
ERS forecasts inflation-adjusted net cash farm income, which is gross cash income minus cash expenses, to increase $12.6 billion to $133 billion.
U.S. net farm income is forecast to increase by $18.4 billion from 2020 to $116.8 billion in 2021.
Net farm income is a broader measure of farm sector profitability that incorporates noncash items, including changes in inventories, economic depreciation, and gross rental income.
**The Agriculture Council of America announced National Agriculture Day on March 22, 2022.
This will mark the 49th anniversary of National Ag Day, which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country.
The theme for National Ag Day 2022 is "Growing a Climate for Tomorrow."
ACA will host a virtual Ag Day event and other events in Washington, DC.
Learn more online at www.agday.org.