The latest lineup of PhytoGen® brand varieties offers growers more in-plant protection options to help cotton thrive, protect quality and …
April 17, 2017
For cotton growers across South and Central Texas, outbesting their best each year is no small task. With cotton planting …
Monsanto Company in December announced the commercialization of its new Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® cotton technology, the first commercial cotton product …
Since 2010, when Monsanto opened the doors of its cotton breeding and testing facility in Lubbock, the focus to develop …
U.S. EPA and the state of Texas have approved XtendiMax™ herbicide with VaporGrip™ Technology, a low-volatility dicamba herbicide, for in-crop …
No brand of cotton seed was planted on more acres in 2014 than Deltapine. So it stands to reason that the company’s variety researchers are preparing to introduce monumental changes to their seed lineup in 2015.
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.
Bayer CropScience has opened its newest cotton research facility – a $17 million, 76,000-square foot state-of-the-art greenhouse and headhouse addition to its existing site at Agricenter International in Memphis, TN.
Two Mid-South cotton growers are the grand prize winners in the 2013 Bayer CropScience Cotton Belt Challenge.
Tyson Raper, Tennessee Extension cotton specialist, offers suggestions for PGR use to manage growth of rapidly-developing cotton.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With more producers interested in cotton due to good markets and prices, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension variety trials are sure to get more attention in the coming weeks and years.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension agronomists in the High Plains and Rolling Plains have released the results of their large plot, on-farm, replicated cotton variety trials from 2016.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 2016 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation trial results from South and East Texas reflect the extremes of the past season.
Data for the 2016 Mississippi Cotton Official Variety Trial program and for the On-Farm Cotton Variety Trials is now available online.
Fiber quality results for the 2016 North Carolina On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are now available online.
Preliminary variety performance data from 2016 trials in both Tennessee and North Carolina can now be found online.
Bayer’s Stoneville and FiberMax brands continue their high level of success across the Cotton Belt. But new varieties and resources keep them well positioned for more growth.