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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 Varieties

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

Seed Varieties

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.

Seed Varieties

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

Know Your Traits Part 2 – New Tools to Battle Weeds

January 2, 2013

After examining exciting forthcoming traits from Bayer and Dow PhytoGen, we shift our focus to Monsanto’s coming trait package called

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

Know Your Traits – a Guide to Cotton’s Exciting New Tools

December 4, 2012

Cotton trait developers from the industry’s biggest seed companies explain the new products they plan on delivering to cotton producers

SPONSORED: Cotton Grower from South Carolina Talks About the Benefits of PhytoGen® Cottonseed

November 29, 2012

Neal Baxley of Mullins, S.C. explains how the full-season lineup of varieties offered by PhytoGen® cottonseed benefits his farming operation.

Winning the Seed Availability Battle

October 31, 2012

Find out how seed companies ensure you’ll be able to get your hands on your favorite cotton variety in 2013.

SPONSORED: Dr. Chad Brewer Offers Advice on What PhytoGen® Cottonseed Varieties to Plant

October 31, 2012

Dr. Chad Brewer, a cotton development specialist for PhytoGen® cottonseed, points out the characteristics of PhytoGen® brand PHY 375 WRF

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

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2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide Available Online

December 16, 2014

The 2015 Tennessee Cotton Variety Guide is now available online.


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.

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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.


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.


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.

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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.