Seed Varieties Stories

Crop Inputs

Americot Grows Staff, Trait Pipeline and Market Share

May 16, 2013

Ken Legé doesn’t have a lot of free time on his hands these days. As the recently hired director of

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.

Seed Varieties

Arkansas Consultant Discusses What He Needs in a Cottonseed

April 15, 2013

Blake Robbins, owner of Double R Agri Consultants, LLC in Phillips County, Ark., talks about what he looks for when

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

Seed Review: Popular Varieties for the Southwest

March 5, 2013

Leaders from each of the major seed companies make their pitch for why you should plant their seed in 2013.

SPONSORED: Dr. Brooks Blanche – PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist – MidSouth

March 4, 2013

Cotton Development Specialist Dr. Brooks Blanche discusses his role and the benefits of PhytoGen® brand PHY 499 WRF.

Seed Review: Workhorse Varieties for the Southeast

February 7, 2013

We go in-depth in examining some of the most popular cotton varieties that have been tailored for growers in the

SPONSORED: Dr. Russell Nuti, PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist Southeast

February 6, 2013

PhytoGen Cotton Development Specialist Dr. Russell Nuti talks about best fits in the lower Southeast.

SPONSORED: Tim Phelps discusses PhytoGen® brand PHY 375 WRF

January 11, 2013

Tim Phelps of Gaston, N.C. discusses how PhytoGen® brand PHY 375 WRF has helped grow his cotton farming operation.

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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Defensive Specialist Helps Blunt Impact of Cotton Leaf Curl Virus

March 9, 2015

Dr. Jodi Scheffler’s work is helping solve problems and improve cotton production around the world.

Seed Varieties

Final 2014 Mississippi On-Farm Variety Data Now Online

January 22, 2015

Final data for the 2014 Mississippi State University on-farm cotton variety trials is now available online.

Planting

2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide Available Online

December 16, 2014

The 2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide is now available online.

Planting

2014 Mississippi Small Plot Trial Data Now Available

December 15, 2014

Data from the 2014 Mississippi Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial is now available through Mississippi State University.

Insect Control

Genome Mapping Signals Brighter Days for U.S. Cotton

December 6, 2014

At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.

News

New Advances Reported in Cotton Genome Sequencing

December 2, 2014

A significant cooperative accomplishment has been made in the sequencing of the cotton genome, which will fuel multi-disciplinary basic and applied research to help increase cotton productivity.

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.