As Extension specialist Bob Kemerait explains, effective nematode control is still possible despite the loss of Temik.
As cotton producers know, the cost of inputs and the cost of a pound of cotton have recently been moving in opposite directions. When prices are floundering, a cotton producer has only one favorable variable: superior cotton varieties.Read more ...
Agronomists discuss the most effective points in the cotton production season for irrigation applications.
A little attention to these details could give growers a better shot at maximizing their cotton bottom line for 2015.
With the loss of tried and true in-furrow products, cotton growers have embraced seed treatments as their best insurance to help their crops get off to a good start.
Today, the international textile spinning sector recognizes U.S. cotton as some of the very best in the world, making the U.S. the world’s primary shopping center for high quality cotton.
U.S. cotton growers can make their fiber more desirable – and potentially more profitable – in the global market by producing the higher quality that cotton mills and consumers want and by marketing their fiber through the e3 cotton program.
With weeds taking most of the headlines in recent years, many growers may be looking for ways to scale back their insect management programs.
But Cotton Belt entomologists say to think twice before making drastic changes to their crop protection plans.
With new trait introductions out of the way for the first time in several years, Bayer CropScience turns its complete focus to developing its Stoneville and FiberMax brands.
Harvest is the right time for growers to spend a little time thinking about variety selection for next season, with an eye on profitability.
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.