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Missouri Joins Dicamba Ban; New Emergency Rules in Tennessee

July 12, 2017

Missouri became the second state to ban dicamba on July 7, as drift complaints continue to build in the Mid-South. Now Tennessee has put new rules in place, as well.


Cotton Highlights from July WASDE Report

July 12, 2017

A projected decrease in U.S. cotton production and an anticipated increase in India’s production highlight USDA’s WASDE cotton report for July.


Mid-South Producers Set for San Joaquin Valley P.I.E. Tour

July 10, 2017

Twelve Mid-South cotton producers will visit California's San Joaquin Valley on the NCC’s first Producer Information Exchange tour of 2017.


Arkansas Sets Dicamba Ban, Increased Penalties

July 8, 2017

An emergency rule banning the use and sale of dicamba in Arkansas with higher penalties for infractions is set to go into effect July 11.

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Monsanto “Troubled” by Arkansas Dicamba Decision

June 26, 2017

Monsanto has weighed in on the Arkansas Plant Board’s proposed ban of dicamba use in the state.

Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Ban Dicamba. Now What?

June 23, 2017

Following nearly 250 dicamba drift complaints, the Arkansas Plant Board passed a proposed emergency rule June 23 to ban the use of in-crop dicamba and to expedite the rule increasing civil penalties for dicamba misuse.

Drexel Adds Two Regional Sales Reps

June 16, 2017

Kyle Herring and David Davis have joined Drexel Chemical Company as regional sales representatives.

Dow AgroSciences Launching Enlist Corn in 2018

June 16, 2017

Following the launch of Enlist cotton, Dow AgroSciences will make Enlist corn commercially available for 2018 after receiving Chinese import approvals.

U.S. Department of Justice Okays DowDuPont

June 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared the way for the merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical.

Indigo Named Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 16, 2017

The World Economic Forum has selected Indigo as a Technology Pioneer – a group of the world’s most innovative companies.

First 2017 Bale of U.S. Cotton Delivered in South Texas

June 12, 2017

The first official certified bale of cotton in the U.S. for 2017 has been delivered in Harlingen, TX.

Cotton Highlights from June WASDE Report

June 9, 2017

USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates for June reflect a slowing in U.S. cotton exports in the past month, as well as continued increases in global consumption.

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Cotton Inc. Names First Chief Sustainability Officer

September 18, 2017

Dr. Jesse Daystar has been named Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for Cotton Incorporated.


Cotton Highlights from September WASDE Report

September 12, 2017

Higher U.S. production, exports and ending stocks are anticipated for cotton, based on the USDA WASDE report for September.


Texas High Plains Hoping for Bigger Cotton Crop

September 10, 2017

Weather forecasts are favorable for crop maturity and a higher crop potential in the Texas High Plains.


Harvey Slams Coastal TX Cotton Industry

September 8, 2017

Hurricane Harvey and its after-effects have the Coastal Texas cotton industry reeling, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts.


Webcast Focuses on Foliar Diseases in Cotton

August 30, 2017

A new webcast to help identify and manage foliar diseases in cotton has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.


NCC Statement re: Hurricane Harvey

August 28, 2017

The National Cotton Council has issued a statement regarding damage to the South Texas cotton industry from Hurricane Harvey.


DuPont and Dow Merger to Close August 31

August 7, 2017

The merger of DuPont and Dow Chemical will be official at the end of August.


Proper Tank Cleaning Focus of New Webcast

August 4, 2017

A new webcast on methods for proper tank cleaning of sprayer systems has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.


Southeast, Western Cotton Growers Set for Texas P.I.E. Tour

August 2, 2017

Fifteen growers from the Southeast and California will visit cotton operations in Texas in mid-August as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.


NCC: Bring Cotton Back as Title I Commodity

July 25, 2017

During a July 25 Senate Ag Committee hearing, NCC representatives reinforced the reasons why cotton needs to be included as a Title I commodity in the next farm bill.


Southwest Cotton Producers to Visit Georgia on P.I.E. Tour

July 24, 2017

Eleven Southwest cotton producers will visit farming operations in Georgia the week of July 30 as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.