If you think the politics surrounding elections are tough, consider the politics of water.
Building a plan and sticking to it pays off for Bob Walker and Walker Farms.
Enhanced scheduling tools should provide more transparency for shippers, warehouses and USDA.
Regardless of geography, plant bug control is a management issue.
With glyphosate resistant weed issues now beginning to pop up in parts of the Southwest Cotton Belt, growers in the High Plains of Texas seem to be ahead of the curve when it comes to prevention.
There’s an increasing buzz in the air as the number of potential commercial uses for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles continues to grow.
No surprise. Plant bugs have emerged as the most important pest in many Cotton Belt states.
After a year of initial show and tell for the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System – including Bollgard II XtendFlex for cotton – Monsanto is preparing to ramp up their educational efforts in 2014 in anticipation of deregulation for a market introduction in 2015.
A new World Cotton Contract – designed to work alongside and be complimentary with the current No. 2 contract – is being developed by IntercontinentalExchange for a fourth quarter 2014 launch.
With the issues regarding resistant weed problems, many growers took their preemergence residual weed control efforts to heart before putting planters in the field this spring. But there’s plenty of post-emergence work to do, too.