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Greenleaf Launches easyFlow Closed Transfer System

March 24, 2016

Greenleaf Technologies has launched the company’s new easyFlow closed transfer system for the North American market.


New Webcast Focuses on Soil Conductivity and Planning

March 21, 2016

A new webcast focusing on soil conductivity measurements has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.


Marriott Hotels to Use U.S. Made Cotton Towels and Mats

March 21, 2016

Marriott International will now offer its customers bath terry towels and mats made in the United States using U.S. grown cotton.

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AgLogic Launches Aldicarb Product in Georgia

March 15, 2016

Growers in Georgia will be able to use a new aldicarb pesticide in 2016 for nematode and early season pest control.


Cotton Highlights from March WASDE Report

March 9, 2016

U.S. cotton numbers are unchanged and global stocks are down slightly in USDA’s March World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

FSA Issues Notice Regarding CCE Availability for Cotton

March 8, 2016

The Farm Service Agency has posted notice CN 1054, which provides input on CCE availability for cotton growers.

NC Check-Off Vote Set for April 1

March 3, 2016

The North Carolina Cotton Producers Association has set April 1 as the date for the state’s cotton growers to vote to continue the cotton check-off program for another six years.

Stephens Ready to Face Cotton’s Challenges

March 2, 2016

New NCC Chair Shane Stephens has big goals to help the cotton industry through a difficult year ahead.

Moss Joins Mid-South Team for Brake Herbicide

February 29, 2016

Ag sales veteran Larry Moss has joined SePRO Corporation as a technical specialist for Brake herbicide in the Mid-South.

House Ag Committee Defends Cotton in Hearing

February 24, 2016

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway of Texas used a hearing on the state of the rural economy to defend the U.S. cotton industry and reemphasize the importance of designating cottonseed as an oilseed.

Growers Concerned About Loss Protection

February 22, 2016

As cotton growers in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley prepare for planting, many are concerned about loss protection for their crop.

DowDuPont Ag Group Outlines Site Structure

February 19, 2016

The planned DowDuPont Agricultural business will be headquartered in Delaware, with global business centers in Indiana and Iowa.

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NCC Sets P.I.E. Program Tour Dates for 2016

May 24, 2016

The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2016 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program, sponsored


Proposed Transform Label Drops Cotton

May 23, 2016

EPA is proposing a new registration for Transform that does not include cotton or other blooming crops. Public comment period is open until June 17.


Bayer Eyeing Monsanto for Possible Merger?

May 17, 2016

Bayer may be exploring a potential bid for Monsanto in a deal that would create the world’s largest supplier of seeds and farm chemicals.


Cotton Highlights from May WASDE Report

May 10, 2016

USDA’s May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report projects a 15% increase in U.S. cotton production for 2016/17, as global consumption of cotton stocks continues to grow.


Training Cotton’s Future Leaders

May 4, 2016

This summer, class is in once again at the ACSA International Cotton Institute and the Texas International Cotton School.


EPA: Glyphosate Not Likely to Cause Cancer

May 3, 2016

As part of an ongoing registration review, the EPA has again classified glyphosate as “Not likely to be carcinogenic to humans.”


EPA Extends Comment Period on Dicamba Use with New Traits

April 29, 2016

The EPA has added another 30 days to the public comment period on the proposed registration of dicamba products for weed control in cotton and soybeans.


Monsanto’s Fraley Stresses Need for Science Education

April 28, 2016

Monsanto’s Robert Fraley told a group of Texas Tech researchers and students that communicating science and training next-generation STEM graduates are just as important as doing the science.


Texas Tech Honors Researcher for Excellence in Commercialization

April 27, 2016

Texas Tech University honored Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar with the 2016 President’s Excellence in Commercialization Award for his numerous contributions to nonwoven materials.


NCC Announces New Emerging Leaders Class

April 21, 2016

Twelve U.S. cotton industry members have been selected for the National Cotton Council Emerging Leaders Program class for 2016-17.


NCC Disputes Turkish Actions in Anti-Dumping Investigation

April 18, 2016

The National Cotton Council is disputing the Turkish government’s decision to impose a 3% duty on all U.S. cotton fiber imports into Turkey, effective immediately.