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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

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

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

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Harvesting Bottom Line Advantages

August 11, 2016

Options such as co-ownership and sharing of farm equipment are helping provide financial advantages to growers across the country.

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Proper Timing of Harvest Aids Focus of New Webcast

July 25, 2016

A new webcast explaining proper timing and use of harvest aids has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Prolonged Rainfall in Carolinas Causes Seed Sprouting

October 5, 2015

The rainy spell that has soaked North Carolina for more than a week is creating problems for the state’s cotton growers.

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Keep Soil Compaction in Mind at Harvest

September 28, 2015

Since new module-building cotton pickers are adding more weight to fields during harvest, growers should keep in mind the factors that can contribute to soil compaction.

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2015 Mid-South Defoliation Guide Available Online

September 15, 2015

The 2015 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online.

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Key Considerations for Cotton Defoliation

August 27, 2015

With the 2015 cotton crop quickly winding down, it’s time for growers to be making their defoliation plans.

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Preserving Fiber Quality Should Drive Defoliation Decisions

August 25, 2015

When making defoliation plans, there is more economic incentive for growers to maintain fiber quality when cotton prices are low versus when cotton prices are higher.

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When’s the Best Time to Terminate Cotton Irrigation?

August 18, 2015

As cotton moves closer to maturity, growers need to consider certain factors carefully when deciding to turn the water off for this year’s crop.

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First Bale for 2015 Delivered to Texas Gin

August 7, 2015

The first certified bale of U.S. cotton for 2015 was delivered to the Harlingen Gin Company by the Ortega brothers of Mercedes, TX.

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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.