In the July 15 primary elections, Alabama voters will do more than select winners in key state races. They’ll also be voting on an amendment to determine if the state’s current voluntary cotton checkoff program should become automatic.
Around The Gin
August 22, 2016
ChemChina and Syngenta have received a key clearance for the proposed consolidation of the companies.
August 3, 2016
A new spray technology equipment offer can help growers participating in Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions upgrade their sprayers to maximize on-target applications.
August 2, 2016
The U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board has upheld an earlier decision to cancel registration for Bayer's insecticide Belt, but is allowing sales of existing stocks to growers for use.
July 26, 2016
Boston-based research firm Indigo has launched its first commercial product – Indigo Cotton – which helps improve the cotton plant’s water use efficiency.
July 13, 2016
The Enlist weed control system will give growers the ability to use three modes of action postemergence in both cotton and soybeans.
July 13, 2016
PhytoGen offers growers several upland cotton varieties with Acala-like fiber quality for added premiums and higher profitability.
August 5, 2016
This market has 80 cents written all over it. But it’s also calling for a closer look at reported cotton stocks in China and India.
July 1, 2016
In light of the June 30 USDA acres planted numbers, it would have to be considered good news if cotton’s “range bound” prices can remain at or above 64 cents.
June 16, 2016
There’s usually speculation on the June USDA Acreage number and how it might compare to the March Prospective Plantings number. So far, it's all quiet.
June 7, 2016
Mother Nature’s recent whims are driving new money into cotton, as mills come to grips with rising prices and price fixations, which fuel buying by hedge fund long speculators.