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Disease Control / Nematodes

BASF Offers $50 Discount for Headline Fungicide

May 18, 2010

Growers using Headline fungicide may be eligible to receive $50 per gallon back on purchases from authorized BASF retailers made by August 15. “We’re confident that growers will find there is a substantial return on the Headline Advantage investment,” said

Disease Control / Nematodes

Cheminova’s TOPGUARD Receives EPA Registration

May 11, 2010

The EPA has granted Cheminova a Federal registration of the active ingredient flutriafol for use in soybeans and apples. Cheminova will market the fungicide under the brand name, TOPGUARD. “This is the first new fungicide that the EPA has registered

Disease Control / Nematodes

Updated 2009 Cotton Disease/ Nematode Management and Variety Tests Posted

March 15, 2010

By Shawn Wade Plains Cotton Growers Dr. Jason E. Woodward, Texas AgriLife Extension Plant Pathologist, and Dr. Terry Wheeler, Research Plant Pathologist for Texas AgriLife Research at Lubbock have posted updated 2010 cotton disease management recommendations and 2009 variety performance

Disease Control / Nematodes

Savings Available for Headline Fungicide

February 23, 2010

Growers using Headline fungicide may be eligible to receive $75 per gallon back on purchases from authorized BASF retailers made by May 15, 2010. “Growers always want to get the most out of every acre,” said Reed Barrett, Market Manager

Disease Control / Nematodes

Bayer Launches GlyTol

February 22, 2010

Bayer CropScience announced in New Orleans that it will release its first two GlyTol varieties under its FiberMax brand this year and a new biological seed treatment for control of nematodes will follow next year. GlyTol is a proprietary glyphosate-tolerant

Disease Control / Nematodes

Site-Specific Nematode Control

February 22, 2010

Controlling root-knot nematodes in cotton is difficult. First, there are no rotational opportunities. Corn is often thought to be a non-host of the root-knot nematode, and that’s a dangerous misconception. Corn is a non-host to the reniform nematode. TWO IN ONE Control

A Contradiction In Terms

June 3, 2009

If/then” statements are one the basics of computer programming: If this situation exists, then this action will result. “If/then” statements can help with basic decisions in agriculture as well: If I have weeds, then I will plow. If I have

Balancing New Varieties with Established Varieties

March 23, 2009

Performance of the Deltapine Class of ’09 cotton varieties is generating tremendous interest across the Cotton Belt, Delta and Pineland says. It is clear that growers are anxious to get the new varieties on their farms while maximizing the operation’s

FiberMax Okra Leaf Varieties Perform in South Texas

March 17, 2009

Bishop, TX, cotton grower Ronnie Smith needs cotton varieties that yield and grade well in the arid Coastal Bend area, where he farms more than 5,000 acres of cotton. After planting several varieties over the past few seasons, Smith chose

AM 1550 B2RF Excels in Fields, Trials

March 17, 2009

Grower field performance in 2008 proved what university official variety trials (OVT) showed for the two preceding years: Americot’s AM 1550 B2RF is a top yielder. This Bollgard II/Roundup Ready Flex cotton had a limited release in the Mid-South and

User Friendly

March 16, 2009

New master branding effort from Monsanto eliminates ‘trait clutter’ Nearly all traits in Monsanto pipeline will fall under one of four categories Categories represented by easy to recognize icons Keeping it simple. That’s the theme Monsanto representatives touched on time

New Fusarium Race Roars Into California

March 9, 2009

“It can kill cotton, and you can never get rid of it … once it’s in the ground, you don’t get rid of it.” That quote is from Dr. Mike Davis, Extension Specialist and Professor at the University of California-Davis,

Nematodes In The Crosshairs

March 3, 2009

The problem with nematode control is that there can be high populations with little damage in one section of a field, then low populations with severe damage in another. “You have to understand that where nematodes are doesn’t mean you

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New Cotton Webcasts Focus on Irrigation and Foliar Disease Management

July 18, 2014

Two new webcasts focusing on crop protection and irrigation management have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.

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Watch for Bacterial Blight in Cotton

July 8, 2014

According to the Mississippi State University Extension cotton team, bacterial blight in cotton has been reported in several locations throughout the state.

Crop Inputs

The New Frontier in Nematode Control

July 1, 2014

Researchers at Bayer CropScience say new advances are yielding results in the hunt for nematode tolerant genes.

Disease Control / Nematodes

UGA Cotton Breeder Focusing on Nematode Resistance

June 13, 2014

A University of Georgia cotton breeder's work to develop DNA markers for genes resistant to root knot nematodes is making solid progress.

Crop Inputs

EPA Grants Section 18 Label for Topguard Use for Cotton Root Rot in Arizona, Oklahoma

April 28, 2014

The EPA has granted a Section 18 exemption for the use of Topguard fungicide for cotton root rot control in Arizona and Oklahoma.

Cotton Production

Five Keys to Higher Cotton Yields

April 24, 2014

As growers in the Southern Cotton Belt begin shifting their planting focus to cotton, they should consider five optimum pre- and early season opportunities to manage for top yields.

Cotton Production

New Focus on Cotton Webcast Tackles Best Nematode Management Tactics

March 27, 2014

The latest Focus on Cotton webcast from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated helps pair cotton growers’ situations and needs with the right nematode management practices.

Cotton Production

Climate Corporation Offers Risk Free Trial of Climate Pro Technology

March 20, 2014

Growers who use Climate Basic from The Climate Corporation to capture critical farming and weather data can now try the company’s advanced Climate Pro technologies at no cost through late October.

Crop Inputs

EPA Renews Section 18 Label for Topguard Use on Cotton Root Rot in Texas

January 14, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted a Section 18 exemption of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act to the Texas Department of Agriculture for the continued use of Topguard fungicide for cotton root rot control. This emergency use

Cotton Production

Protect Your Profits: Safeguard Seed from Nematodes and Disease

December 30, 2013

As 2014 begins, it’s clear that cotton growers will be looking for cost-cutting efficiencies to help them remain productive and profitable, regardless of acreage and/or market prices. Our Cotton Grower editors recently outlined five topics to help growers protect their

Disease Control / Nematodes

Put a Bulls-Eye on Target Spot

July 9, 2013

Sometimes, something different or unexplained just appears – something that leaves even experts scratching their heads. Simply put, that’s target spot. The defoliating disease appeared in South Georgia cotton fields eight years ago as a complete mystery to growers, consultants