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Cotton Rises as U.S. Cuts Harvest Estimate

April 12, 2011

Bloomberg Cotton rose Monday, heading for the biggest weekly advance in more than a month, after the U.S. Department of

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KBH Introduces “Cotton Spear” Round Module Handler

March 29, 2011

The KBH Corporation is manufacturing, marketing and selling the Cotton Spear, a round module handler developed by Senath, Missouri cotton

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Cotton Inc. Makes Harvest Equipment Decisions Easier

February 9, 2011

A new cotton harvest equipment investment decision aid is now available on Cotton Incorporated’s Web site. It is designed to

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BCI Reveals 2010 Harvest Results and 2011 Plans

February 2, 2011

The highlight of 2010 was definitely the first-ever harvest of Better Cotton. We are very proud that Better Cotton has

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Inclement Weather Strikes Again: Flooding in Australia

December 30, 2010

Weather took a heavy toll on the cotton industry in 2010, with massive flooding in Pakistan, a drought in China

Kenyan Growers Reap Excellent Harvest in 2010

December 30, 2010

With global cotton prices at stratospheric levels, improvement in domestic production is welcome news to any country that has to

India’s Cotton Harvest Could Be Delayed by Unusually Heavy Monsoon

September 15, 2010

Unusually heavy monsoon rains could delay this year’s cotton harvest in India, potentially driving prices even higher worldwide. The country

Website Answers Harvest Questions

September 7, 2010

Cotton Incorporated recently went live with an information-rich website on cotton harvest systems. The site has information on spindle-type harvesting

India to End Cotton Export Curbs on Record Harvest

July 6, 2010

India, the world’s second-largest cotton grower and exporter, will end curbs on overseas sales in the new crop year amid

World Looks to Australian Harvest for Cotton Supply

June 3, 2010

Bloomberg Wendy Pugh Cotton exports from Australia, the fifth-largest shipper, accelerated after harvest delays and as a price rally failed

Picking on Valentine’s Day

March 19, 2010

Historically on Valentine’s day, growers across the Mid-South and Southeast would be thinking about planting corn. But Terry Phillips of

Pakistan Cotton Harvest Remains Strong

January 21, 2010

Commodity Online Pakistan’s cotton harvest crossed 12 million bales so far this season after sustained arrival of phutti (seed cotton)

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Texas Cotton Crop Looks Exceptional

December 1, 2017

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Managing Proper Defoliation Timing

September 1, 2016

Proper defoliation planning helps protect yields. But it’s just as important when it comes to maximizing fiber quality.