News Stories


Rawson Introduces GPS-based Speed Sensor

November 20, 2007

Traditional radar guns can be affected by ground surface variations, potentially compromising the output of the unit. The ACCU-SPEED system


Robotics: Coming To Ag?

November 14, 2007

John Pointon works at OmniSTAR, the subscription GPS service provider, and he likes to send me interesting articles on GPS


Cotton Incorporated Research To Be Sensor-Focused

November 13, 2007

On-the-go sensor equipment, first built by Greenseeker and now also manufactured by CropCircle, is attached to field equipment or carried as


TeeJet Alerts Users Of Critical Update For GPS Receivers

November 8, 2007

TeeJet Technologies sells and supports GPS receivers utilizing the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), the United States’ free DGPS correction


Topcon Adds PCS-100 Lightbar

November 8, 2007

The new manual system with GPS receiver features rugged, ergonomically styled housing with simple controls and a bright full-color display

AGCO Revamps Sales And Service Groups For Ag-Chem Brands

October 26, 2007

AGCO Corporation’s Application Equipment Division has consolidated its sales and service groups into one single source in support of the

Equipment Complexity From Both Sides

October 25, 2007

In the last edition of e-News, I asked you to respond to what I think is a key factor for

Too Much Of A Good Thing?

October 11, 2007

Equipment manufacturers pack a whole lot of punch into new equipment these days. But after sitting through a think tank

Spectrum Introduces Soil Moisture Audit

October 11, 2007

The system combines the Spectrum FieldScout TDR 300 soil moisture meter and SpecMaps web-based software with an end-user’s existing global

Perspective: Broadband Internet In Rural America

September 28, 2007

A few years ago I had the chance to chat with Craig Venter. At that time he was the director of

New Release Of SST Summit Software

September 15, 2007

In August, a new release of SST Summit software included some new and interesting functionality that saves users a lot

Topcon Releases GMS-2 GIS Handheld

August 31, 2007

The GMS-2 GIS provides four key functions into its new handheld device, including the following: – Dual-constellation tracking – An

Latest News

Ramkumar Receives Two Prestigious Textiles Honors

March 14, 2018

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, a professor and researcher with Texas Tech and frequent contributor to Cotton Grower, has been awarded two of the most prestigious honors in the textiles field.


The Right Man for the Job

March 13, 2018

New NCC Chairman Ron Craft is more than ready for the challenges ahead for cotton.


NCC Praises Cochran as Champion of Agriculture

March 6, 2018

The National Cotton Council praises retiring Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi for his support of the U.S. cotton industry and all of agriculture during his 39-year Senate career.


Driving Cotton’s Unwavering Goal

March 5, 2018

With Title I coverage restored and the ginning cost share program renewed, the cotton industry remains focused on gaining additional help for growers as the new farm bill debate begins.


NCC Applauds Northey Confirmation to USDA Post

February 28, 2018

The National Cotton Council supports the confirmation of Bill Northey as USDA’s Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service.


Hinnen Named Lummus Corporation CEO

February 28, 2018

Ben Hinnen has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Lummus Corporation.


Cotton Achievement Award Honors Bill Lovelady

February 16, 2018

The late William T. “Bill” Lovelady, a long-time West Texas cotton producer and former NCC president, was honored as recipient of the 2017 Oscar Johnston Lifetime Achievement Award.


Maguire Honored with NCC Cotton Service Award

February 16, 2018

John Maguire, former NCC senior vice president for Washington Operations, is the recipient of the 2017 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.


Craft to Lead the National Cotton Council in 2018

February 15, 2018

Ron Craft, a cotton producer and fifth-generation ginner from Plains, TX, is the newly-elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2018.


NCC Names State Unit Officers for 2018

February 14, 2018

National Cotton Council state unit officers for 2018 were elected at the organization’s recent annual meeting.


National Cotton Council Names Directors for 2018

February 14, 2018

National Cotton Council directors for 2018 were announced at the organization’s annual meeting in early February.