November 18, 2015
In the latest edition of The Cotton Companion podcast, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss the upcoming Beltwide Cotton Conferences with Bill Robertson, and one listener Texts an Expert about economical weed control.
October 7, 2015
U.S. cotton growers have been providing the world with quality cotton for years. In the latest episode of The Cotton …
September 17, 2015
In the latest edition of The Cotton Companion, Dr. Don Shurley helps break down the implications of the latest USDA …
August 24, 2015
Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss how Georgia farmers are winning the war against nematodes. Plus, get …
July 17, 2015
In the latest episode of The Cotton Companion podcast, Cotton Grower's editors debate a potential corporate merger, discuss recent acreage reports and markets with Dr. Don Shurley, and recap news of interest…including clothing made from beer?!
June 22, 2015
Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman recap the cotton industry’s latest headlines, and host a lengthy discussion about …
October 26, 2017
The Cotton Companion #32 examines dicamba label changes, BASF’s likely move into cotton seed, and the Beltwide Conferences - plus recent comments from Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding the farm bill and hurricane relief in Texas.
September 22, 2017
The dicamba saga continues, while USDA seems to be ignoring Harvey, Irma and other storms' impact on cotton. Episode 31 of The Cotton Companion covers these topics and more, including an interview with Tennessee Weed Specialist Dr. Larry Steckel.
August 18, 2017
In this episode of The Cotton Companion, Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss the stunning U.S. production forecast from USDA and visit with Dr. Jason Norsworthy about some of the findings of a summer’s worth of field research on dicamba in Arkansas.
July 21, 2017
More than 100 federal legislators recently signed letters to President Trump calling for relief for the cotton industry. Cotton Grower editors talk with Reece Langley, NCC Vice President, Washington Operations, about what this means for the cottonseed designation, ginning cost-share, and a host of other issues. We’ll also examine the whirlwind of Mid-South state regulations for dicamba.
July 15, 2017
In the latest episode of the Cotton Companion, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss USDA's somewhat befuddling Acreage Report, as well as lingering dicamba issues in the Mid-South.
December 2, 2016
Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman examine the industry’s response to EPA’s approval of Monsanto’s XtendiMax herbicide, including possible new guidelines from Mid-South Plant Boards.
November 14, 2016
Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman talk about EPA’s approval of Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide brand, as well as crop progress and an update on pending corporate mergers.
September 19, 2016
In the latest episode of The Cotton Companion, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman examine a flurry of breaking news in cotton, headlined by the announced merger of Bayer and Monsanto.
August 23, 2016
In the latest Cotton Companion podcast, Dr. O.A. Cleveland joins Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman to discuss what growers should do about recent shifts in the cotton market.