Harvest is the right time for growers to spend a little time thinking about variety selection for next season, with an eye on profitability.
Regardless of geography, plant bug control is a management issue.Read more ...
To put the full impact of pigweed infestation in cotton into perspective, it helps to take a 10,000 foot view of the situation. The numbers are astounding, but not pretty.
Growers may look at yield and see income. But it’s the quality aspects of their cotton – and the associated premiums – that could mean extra profitability.
For growers farming in areas with historic nematode infestations, the profitability equation begins long before planting. As Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension pathologist, puts it, “Managing nematodes requires us to make decisions and have faith early on.”
As the 2014 cotton season moves toward harvest, it’s not too early for growers to begin looking for ways to profitably grow and manage cotton in the face of hard input costs and soft market prices. In the High Plains of Texas, one of the keys to profitability may be determining the best value and efficiency for water timing.
The labor savings and flexibility provided by on-board module pickers and strippers create a priceless combination at harvest.
Despite herbicide resistance, growers can still manage weed pests with an eye on profitability.
As plant bugs are literally eating away profits in the Mississippi Delta, leading entomologists weigh in on control at the Raising More Profit event.
With an eye toward enhancing profitable cotton production, the Raising More Profit seminar in Lubbock, TX on August 26 will focus on an array of topics, including managing water use for increased profitability and cost-effective practices to combat emerging herbicide resistant weed issues.
With an eye toward enhancing profitable cotton production, the Raising More Profit seminar in Tifton, GA on August 19 will focus on an array of topics, including cost-effective practices to combat herbicide resistant weeds and new ways to effectively manage nematodes.
Cotton Grower magazine and Bayer CropScience continue their series of Raising More Profit seminars this summer with sessions in Tifton, GA on August 19 and in Lubbock, TX on August 26.
With an eye on putting more money in the wallets of America’s cotton producers, the Raising More Profit tour started off with a bang in Memphis.
Texas cotton growers and agronomists talk about the benefits of FM 1830GLT, a FiberMax variety with GlyTol LibertyLink TwinLink technology for controlling weeds and worm pests in cotton. FM 1830GLT is a FiberMax One Ton Club variety with excellent fiber