February 9, 2012
For the fifth year, the Consultant Conference was the kickoff to the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, held this year in Orlando, FL, in January. “The Consultant Conference started off as a group of Extension specialists who really saw the need to
February 7, 2012
Excerpted from the Washington Post By Andrew Freedman Despite rather dire forecasts, this weird winter weather pattern has brought beneficial rains to parts of Texas, which has been suffering from one of its worst droughts on record. In fact, the
January 12, 2012
The Cotton Industry Relief Fund has helped Australia’s cotton growers recover from devastating floods in 2011. Cotton Australia Queensland Policy Manager, Michael Murray says around 60 of the worst affected cotton growers have been able to replant this season and
January 4, 2012
Valley Irrigation, the leader in precision irrigation, announced the addition of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to its control technology product line. TPMS is not only the first product in the mechanized irrigation market to monitor tire pressure on
December 27, 2011
By Paul Schattenberg email@example.com The Texas AgriLife Extension Service disaster recovery guide on how individuals, families and businesses can recover from a disaster such as a hurricane, fire or flood, is now available free in e-book format. “Now you can
December 15, 2011
Jimmy Sanders, Inc., the Mid-South’s largest locally and family-owned agricultural input supply company has expanded its retail operations in Kentucky, adding new locations in Hartford, Glasgow and Russellville. Having opened in September, 2011, these facilities provide seed, fertilizer and chemicals
December 13, 2011
From the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture December has brought the kind of weather that can keep an Arkansas farmer up at night. “I did see one grower harvesting soybean up past dark on Saturday night trying to
October 18, 2011
Texas cotton producer Jimmy Dodson told a Farm Foundation forum in mid-October audience that risk management tools, particularly crop insurance, “are extremely important to cotton producers.” Dodson, chairman of the National Cotton Council’s American Cotton Producers, was a participant in
September 21, 2011
Once again, it appears as though Pakistan’s cotton crops will be damaged by excessive rains. The good news is that, although experts are estimating that flooded fields could cost the country 2 million bales of its production, it’s nothing approaching
June 9, 2014
According to the June 8 USDA cotton crop reports, 89 percent of this year's crop has now been planted, and the early crop is off to a solid start.
June 2, 2014
The June 1 USDA Crop Progress report shows that Southwestern states made substantial progress in cotton planting over the past week, thanks to much-needed moisture.
May 27, 2014
USDA reports that 62 percent of the U.S. cotton crop has now been planted, with eight states ahead of their five-year planting average.
May 19, 2014
Based on the May 18 USDA Crop Progress report, overall cotton planting stayed on track with the five-year average for this date, with 46 percent of the U.S. now in the ground. But growers in the Southeast made the most of the past week, registering impressive gains in cotton seeding.
May 12, 2014
According to the May 11 USDA Crop Progress Report, 30 percent of the U.S. cotton crop is now in the ground. That’s a 15 percent jump in planting in the past week, and only four percentage points below the five-year average for this date.
May 5, 2014
According to the May 5 USDA Crop Progress Report, planting of the 2014 cotton crop continues to track last year’s start, witih 16 percent of this year’s crop now planted
April 30, 2014
A new webcast focusing on cotton nutrition and a one-stop search tool that targets Extension cotton information from 17 states have been added to the Focus on Cotton webpage.
April 29, 2014
Based on the April 28 USDA Crop Progress Report, 13 percent of the nation’s cotton crop has been planted – exactly the same percentage in the ground one year ago.