Harvest Stories


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


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


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


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


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

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

Latest News

After Rocky Start, Arkansas Harvest Breaks Records

December 19, 2017

Despite a rocky start, the 2017 Arkansas cotton harvest appears poised for a record outcome.


Texas Cotton Crop Looks Exceptional

December 1, 2017

This season’s Texas cotton crop will be exceptional in terms of yield.


Oklahoma Moves Up in Cotton Production Rankings

November 30, 2017

USDA reports that Oklahoma is now the nation’s fourth-leading producer of cotton, with an estimated crop of 1.1 million bales.


High Plains Cotton Harvest in High Gear

November 17, 2017

Following a bout of high humidity, growers in the High Plains of Texas are now gearing up cotton harvest.


Cool Weather Problems for Texas Panhandle Cotton

October 17, 2017

Poor weather conditions in the Rolling and High Plains of Texas could mean subpar cotton yields for many producers.


Updated Mid-South Defoliation Guide Now Online

September 11, 2017

The 2017 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide from the MidSouth Cotton Specialists’ Working Group is now available online.


Never Too Early to Review Picking Capacities

March 9, 2017

Before planters head to the field this season, Dr. Tyson Raper contends it’s not too early to review picker capacity in the likelihood of increased acres.


Cotton Looks Promising in Texas’ Rolling and High Plains

October 19, 2016

Good late-summer rains improved conditions for cotton in the Rolling and High Plains regions of Texas and likely mean an above-average crop for 2016.


Possible Storm Impact on North Carolina Cotton

October 11, 2016

NC State specialists offer guidelines for making harvest decisions on cotton acres impacted by tropical storm Matthew.


NCC Urges Cotton Quality Maintenance Following Rain Events

October 7, 2016

Growers and ginners are urged to follow proper guidelines to preserve cotton crop quality following Hurricane Matthew and other rain events at harvest.


2016 Mid-South Defoliation Guide Now Online

September 9, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is complete and now available online.