Seed Varieties Stories

Cotton Production

Monsanto Announces Major Expansion for Chesterfield Research Center

April 24, 2013

Monsanto will bring together its St. Louis-based research and development team on one campus when it completes a more than

Cotton Production

FiberMax Welcomes Record Number of Growers Into One Ton Club

April 19, 2013

Overcoming a two-year drought in the Southwest, a record number of FiberMax growers achieved one-ton yields during the 2012 season.

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Americot Adds New Director of Technical Research

March 5, 2013

Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce its Director of Technical Services, Dr. Ken

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Stoneville Introduces Two New Varieties With GlyTol and LibertyLink Traits

January 10, 2013

Bayer CropScience announced the release of two new Stoneville cotton varieties on Wednesday at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, touting the

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Deltapine Announces Three New Varieties for the Class of 13

December 20, 2012

Monsanto announced recently that three new cotton varieties are being commercialized for the Deltapine Class of 13. Evaluated by nearly

Seed Varieties

Live from ICAC: Biotech Advances in Cotton

October 9, 2012

Few things generate as much buzz and excitement as advances in technology, regardless of the industry or application, and that

Monsanto Introduces New Generation of Acceleron Seed Treatments

September 4, 2012

Fungal diseases are major causes of poor emergence and stand development in soybeans. But farmers will have a stronger line

GM Seed Paves the Way for Record Australian Crop

May 24, 2012

The investments Australian cotton growers have been making in technology over the last few decades are paying dividends now in

FiberMax Recognizes Record Number of ‘One Ton’ Growers

May 10, 2012

Overcoming the costliest drought in Southwest history with more than half of Texas cotton acres abandoned, a record number of

Lange Outlines Reasoning Behind STAX Proposal

April 1, 2012

Addressing the joint meeting of the National Crop Insurance Services and American Association of Crop Insurers, National Cotton Council President

PhytoGen Claims Top Three Spots

February 14, 2012

In 2010, Dow AgroScience’s PhytoGen cotton seed brand burst onto the big stage, capturing a market share of 12.1%. With

WCS Improves Dairy Rations

February 14, 2012

Dairymen nationwide use your whole cottonseed (WCS) in feed rations. But why do they choose WCS? In trial after trial,

Americot Continues to Grow Market Share

February 14, 2012

Americot provides growers with seed varieties of high yield potential and excellent fiber quality, the technologies that growers want and

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Planting

AgriLife Extension’s On-Farm Cotton Variety Trial Data Available

November 26, 2014

The annual Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation trial results for the South, East and Central Regions of Texas are now available from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

Seed Varieties

Did September Storms Impact Seed Supply?

November 7, 2014

Hurricane Odile idled over Ground Zero for U.S. cotton seed production in September. But seed companies say not to worry. Supplies should be fine for 2015.

Crop Inputs

Deltapine Top Brand, PHY 499 WRF Top Cotton Variety for 2014

September 16, 2014

According to the USDA 2014 Cotton Varieties Planted report, Deltapine was the most popular cottonseed brand planted in the U.S. this season, with PhytoGen’s PHY 499 WRF ranked as the top planted variety.

Crop Inputs

Mid-South Growers Take Top Prizes in Bayer CropScience 2013 Cotton Belt Challenge

July 21, 2014

Two Mid-South cotton growers are the grand prize winners in the 2013 Bayer CropScience Cotton Belt Challenge.

Crop Inputs

Monitor Cotton Carefully to Determine PGR Use

July 4, 2014

Tyson Raper, Tennessee Extension cotton specialist, offers suggestions for PGR use to manage growth of rapidly-developing cotton.

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Deltapine NPE Growers Begin Evaluating Variety Candidates for Class of 15

May 8, 2014

The seventh season of the Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) program is underway, with growers planting and evaluating variety candidates for the Class of 15, including two new lines bred for root-knot nematode resistance.

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Deltapine Supports Agri-Business Education with Proceeds from “Heroes” Song

April 30, 2014

Deltapine has donated proceeds from the iTunes sales of “Where Heroes Are Made” – a song written and produced as a tribute to America’s cotton producers – as a scholarship to the Agri-Business Educational Foundation.

Cotton Production

New Webcast, Search Tool Added to Focus on Cotton Website

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.

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

EPA Approves Arcus ST Seed Treatment for Cotton Seedling Development

March 28, 2014

Cotton growers have another resource to help kick start young plants. FBSciences has received EPA registration of Arcus ST for use as a seed treatment for cotton and other crops.

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Sanders Adds Crafton Commission to North Arkansas Locations

March 28, 2014

Jimmy Sanders Incorporated – a subsidiary of Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC – has acquired Rupert Crafton Commission Company, located in Blytheville, AR.