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Enlist One Herbicide Added to Enlist System

September 13, 2017

Dow AgroSciences adds a straight-goods 2,4-D choline herbicide for additional tank-mix flexibility in Enlist crops.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Elevore Herbicide Registered for Burndown Use

August 30, 2017

Dow AgroSciences’ Elevore herbicide has received federal registration for use in fall and spring burndown programs for cotton, soybeans and corn.

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.

Stoneville Legacy Club Honors Charter Members

August 24, 2017

The new Stoneville Legacy Club honored 129 growers who recorded average yields of 1,794 lbs/A or higher on at least 20 acres with Stoneville cotton varieties.

Improved Bollworm Management Expected in 2018

August 23, 2017

Southeast Texas cotton farmers should have new tools available in 2018 to better manage bollworms and other potentially damaging pests.

Maximizer Club Honors Top FiberMax Dryland Growers

August 17, 2017

The FiberMax Maximizer Club honored 121 growers who yielded at least 1,000 lb/A on dryland acres with FiberMax varieties in 2016.

Monsanto, Valent Expand Roundup Ready PLUS Partnership

August 7, 2017

Monsanto and Valent U.S.A. are expanding their crop protection partnership for the 2018 Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Holladay Elected American Cotton Producers Chair

February 14, 2018

Shawn Holladay of Lubbock, TX, was elected chairman of the American Cotton Producers of the National Cotton Council for 2018.

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Brooks Joins Staplcotn Marketing Team

February 9, 2018

Cotton industry veteran Hopie Brooks has joined Staplcotn as Director of Export Sales.

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Budget Deal Restores Farm Bill Coverage for Cotton

February 9, 2018

Critically-needed policy that restores Title I coverage for cotton in the current Farm Bill was part of the bipartisan budget legislation approved by Congress on February 9 and signed into law by President Trump.

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Georgia Cotton Commission Meeting Brings Farmers, Researchers Together

February 6, 2018

The Georgia Cotton Commission’s 11th Annual Meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop was held at the UGA Tifton

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Cotton Board Promotes Wyonzek to Director of Operations

February 2, 2018

Emily Wyonzek has been promoted to Director of Operations for The Cotton Board.

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Tyson Raper Is 2018 Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist

January 24, 2018

Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Extension cotton and small grains specialist, is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. J. Tom Cothren Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist Award.