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Choosing a Fiber, from the Spinner’s Point of View

December 10, 2012

As one of the top cotton-producing countries in the world, Pakistan has a long and storied track record with the

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Turkmenistan’s Cotton Production Reaches 1.1 Million Tons

November 1, 2012

Turkmenistan’s cotton production is currently estimated to reach more than 1.1 million tons, according to various news reports. More than

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AMVAC Commissions New Production Unit for FOLEX

July 10, 2012

 American Vanguard Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC) recently commissioned its new FOLEX synthesis unit at

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At the Halfway Point, Australia’s Harvest Is Looking Good

April 12, 2012

Cotton picking is well past the halfway mark in Central Queensland and is rolling through southwestern Australia, while growers in

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Cotton Picking Continues in Queensland After Delay

April 4, 2012

AUSTRALIA – Clear skies and dry warm weather has seen the delayed cotton picking season kick off again around Central

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Weather Critical to Production Decisions

February 14, 2012

The harvest season was and is much anticipated for farmers across the Cotton Belt who eagerly wait to see how

Georgia Cotton Commission Sets Annual Meeting and Workshop Agendas

December 27, 2011

The Georgia Cotton Commission encourages cotton producers to plan to attend  their 5th annual meeting and the UGA Cotton Production

Late Season Weather Critical to Harvest Decisions

October 18, 2011

The harvest season is much anticipated for farmers across the country who eagerly wait to see how much the season’s

Late Season Weather Critical to Harvest Decisions

September 13, 2011

The harvest season is much anticipated for farmers across the country who eagerly wait to see how much the season’s

U.S. Cotton Farmers Begin Harvest

September 8, 2011

Producers across the United States prepared for the cotton harvest this week, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

Battered United States Facing Losses from Hurricane Irene

August 25, 2011

Given the absolute disaster that the U.S. cotton crop has become due to severe drought in Texas and flooding in

Texas Loses 3 Million Bales; Supply Sufficient to Meet the World’s Demand

August 18, 2011

Steve Verett considers himself to be a person who sees the glass as half-full, but the dire drought situation in Texas

Videos Offer Insight to Picker Care and Maintenance

August 18, 2011

Cotton Incorporated has posted four recently completed videos related to cotton harvesting and maintenance of picker harvesters in the Cotton

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Storms Shred Thousands of Cotton Acres in Arkansas

October 9, 2014

To date, Mother Nature has blessed the latter part of the cotton season – including early harvest – with favorable

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Updated Mid-South Defoliation Guide Now Available Online

September 16, 2014

With defoliation and harvest season nearing, the 2014 Mid-South Defoliation Guide has been updated and is ready for grower use.

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Terminate Cotton Irrigation at First Cracked Boll

August 26, 2014

Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State Extension cotton specialist, says that when growers see the first cracked boll in their cotton fields, it’s time to terminate their irrigation program.

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Cotton Harvest Looking Good in Lower Rio Grande Valley

August 15, 2014

As cotton harvest begins in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, growers are optimistic that this year’s crop will help erase the disappointments of the last few growing seasons.

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First Certified Cotton Bale of 2014 Delivered to Gin

July 10, 2014

While most cotton growers are battling plant bugs and resistant weeds and watching for first blooms, Sam and Josh Ruiz of La Feria, TX have delivered 2014’s first official certified bale of cotton.

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Long-Awaited On-Board Module Building Strippers Come to the High Plains

May 5, 2014

After years of toil and innovation, John Deere is introducing the John Deere CS690 Cotton Stripper, hoping to bring the proven successes of on-board module-building harvesters to much of the Southwest.

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USDA Announces 2014 Cotton Loan Rate Differentials

April 15, 2014

USDA's Farm Service Agency has announced the 2014-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple (ELS) cotton.

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Bayer CropScience Honors 328 Growers at FiberMax One Ton Club

April 10, 2014

Bayer CropScience honored 328 FiberMax cotton growers who achieved one-ton yields during 2013 and membership into the FiberMax One Ton Club.

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John Deere Introduces New Module-Building CS690 Cotton Stripper

April 7, 2014

Innovative design speeds harvest, reduces labor and downtime, protects yields and increases operator comfort.

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Bayer Seeks Entries for FiberMax One Ton Club for the 2013 Season

February 8, 2014

Bayer CropScience and FiberMax cotton invite growers to enter the FiberMax One Ton Club for 2013 to be recognized for

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Protect Your Profits: Revolutionary Harvesters Could Save You Money

January 8, 2014

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and