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Australia Recovers from Floods

January 12, 2012

The Cotton Industry Relief Fund has helped Australia’s cotton growers recover from devastating floods in 2011. Cotton Australia Queensland Policy

Planting

Valley Irrigation Announces Tire Pressure Monitoring System

January 4, 2012

Valley Irrigation, the leader in precision irrigation, announced the addition of the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to its control

Planting

Agrilife Extension Disaster Recovery Guide Available in e-Book Format

December 27, 2011

By Paul Schattenberg paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu The Texas AgriLife Extension Service disaster recovery guide on how individuals, families and businesses can recover

Planting

Jimmy Sanders Expands Retail Operations Into Kentucky

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,

Planting

Wet December Causing Headaches for Arkansas Producers

December 13, 2011

From the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture   December has brought the kind of weather that can keep an

Crop Insurance is Extremely Important Risk Management Tool

October 18, 2011

Texas cotton producer Jimmy Dodson told a Farm Foundation forum in mid-October audience that risk management tools, particularly crop insurance,

Rains Ruin Two Million Bales in Pakistan

September 21, 2011

Once again, it appears as though Pakistan’s cotton crops will be damaged by excessive rains. The good news is that,

Monsanto Supports Efforts to Restore Flooded Farm Land

September 20, 2011

The Mississippi Delta region suffered through one of the worst floods in recent history this past spring, with up to

Growers Capture Extra Benefits from ‘Respect the Rotation’ Practices

September 20, 2011

Bayer CropScience has announced the new LibertyLink LinkUp Offer, an important addition to Innovation Plus programs. Farmers who plant a

Missouri Growers Take In Respect the Rotation Event

September 6, 2011

At a recent Respect the Rotation field day in Portageville, MO, sponsored by Bayer CropScience, 200 attendees heard how continual

Mid-South Growers Deal with Flood Damages

August 12, 2011

Located just 45 miles north of I-10 in rural Louisiana, in a town just off the western banks of the

USDA: Plantings Came On Time, But Damaged

July 18, 2011

As June began, cotton planting was most active in Tennessee, where warm temperatures and sunny skies provided nearly a week

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El Nino Weather Good for High Plains Cotton

May 12, 2015

The Texas High Plains are benefitting from the current El Nino weather pattern. And that’s good news for this year’s cotton crop.

Disease Control / Nematodes

New Cotton Webcasts Focus on Seedling Diseases and Soil Fertility

April 29, 2015

Two new webcasts focusing on seedling diseases and soil fertility have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.

Planting

Don’t Let Early Season Thrips and Weed Management Impact Seedling Vigor

April 17, 2015

Increased challenges in early season thrips and weed management can potentially impact the value of vigorous cotton seedling growth.

Planting

Late Cotton Burndown Strategies

April 15, 2015

With cotton planting set to begin soon, many growers are looking for burndown options for their cotton acres.

Planting

Choose Proper Seeding Rate for Optimum Plant Populations

April 15, 2015

With cotton planting ready to begin, it’s important for growers to keep the difference between seeding rates and plant populations in mind.

Planting

Cotton Variety Test Comparisons Now Available Online

April 8, 2015

Cotton Incorporated and Extension cotton specialists have partnered with SeedMatrix to make cotton variety yield test comparisons easily accessible to producers via computer, smartphone or tablet.

Planting

Enlist Joins the Flag the Technology Program

April 7, 2015

Dow AgroSciences plants its flag to help avoid mis-applications among herbicide technologies.

Planting

Soil Testing Still the Cornerstone for Fertilization Programs

March 30, 2015

In times of lower commodity prices and stable-to-higher input costs, the right fertilization program should still begin with soil testing.

Planting

Choose the Right Mix for Spring Burndown

March 19, 2015

Judging by the phone calls he’s receiving, Tom Barber, University of Arkansas Extension weed scientist, says that burndown applications are at the top of growers’ priority lists.

Planting

Georgia Cotton Enterprise Budgets for 2015 Available Online

March 13, 2015

The University of Georgia has posted its 2015 Cotton Enterprise Budgets online to provide guides to cotton growers for planning and decision making.

Cotton Production

Cotton Grower Acreage Survey: Growers Dialing Back Acres in 2015

January 5, 2015

The 2015 Cotton Grower Acreage Survey suggests cotton farmers could reduce cotton plantings by more than 10 percent this year.