Seed Varieties Stories

Seed Varieties

All-Tex: Research Yields Improved Varieties

February 14, 2012

All-Tex Seed has relied on bold thinking to survive in the cotton market. As the company’s owner and general manager,

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Shuffling the Variety Deck

February 13, 2012

Deltapine had the most popular varieties planted in the U.S. in 2011, claiming a market share of 30.6%, up 5%

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New Product Evaluators

February 13, 2012

Nearly 200 farmers are evaluating the Deltapine Class of 12 variety candidates in the NPE program this season. The variety

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Bayer Introduces New Varieties, New Traits

February 13, 2012

For 2012, growers across the Cotton Belt will be planting a new Stoneville cotton variety with the LibertyLink trait. Some

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Deltapine Names the Class of 12

February 13, 2012

Monsanto announced at a special summit in Charleston, SC, that three varieties are being commercialized for the Deltapine Class of

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Deltapine Varieties Fit in All Geographies

February 13, 2012

Dave Rhylander, Deltapine marketing lead for Monsanto, says the company is seeing another stellar year in terms of performance and

Solid Strategy

February 13, 2012

Since its debut in the spring of 2009, Cotton247.com has consistently been the best source on the internet for cotton

Rathore Wins Genetics Research Award

January 10, 2012

Dr. Keerti Rathore, a Texas A&M University associate professor and researcher, is the recipient of the 2011 Cotton Genetics Research

Landmark Cotton Genome Sequencing to Impact Fiber, Fuel and Food

January 6, 2012

An international consortium, led by Professor Andrew Paterson of the University of Georgia, has made publicly available the first ‘gold-standard’

Egypt to Produce Bt Cotton Soon

January 5, 2012

By Prof. Mohamed Abdel Hakeem Nagib Director, Cotton Research Institute The use of genetically modified crops were begun – at

Deltapine Introduces Three New Varieties for the Class of 2012

December 13, 2011

Monsanto announced today at a special summit in Charleston, South Carolina, that three varieties are being commercialized for the Deltapine®

EPA Extends Registration for Genuity SmartStax Corn products

December 1, 2011

Recognizing that pyramided, dual mode-of-action technologies are the most effective means to maintain the long-term durability of corn trait technologies,

Seed Supply Stable Following 2011 Drought

November 3, 2011

Editor’s note: this story is excerpted from an extended feature to be published in the December issue of Cotton Grower

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.