January 9, 2017
Cotton growers searching to match the right variety the right field now have two new FiberMax varieties and two new Stoneville varieties to consider for 2017.
January 5, 2017
PhytoGen is releasing seven new cotton varieties with the Enlist cotton trait and WideStrike 3 Insect Protection for the 2017 growing season.
December 20, 2016
A new discovery gives plant breeders key genetic information they need to alter the shape of a cotton plant’s leaves in potentially beneficial ways.
October 26, 2016
Intensified efforts to breed and test Deltapine cotton with the highest yield and quality potential are leading to strong results as harvest gets into full swing.
October 3, 2016
Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences have reached a licensing agreement for use of Dow’s EXZACT Precision Technology Platform across Monsanto’s research portfolio.
August 26, 2016
A new webcast focusing on the importance of plant properties in cotton research and management has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
July 13, 2016
PhytoGen offers growers several upland cotton varieties with Acala-like fiber quality for added premiums and higher profitability.
January 8, 2016
Dr. David B. Weaver, a cotton breeder and educator at Auburn University, is the recipient of the 2015 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
July 9, 2015
Charlie Cook has turned his cotton breeding “hobby” into high quality varieties for the Southwest.
March 9, 2015
Dr. Jodi Scheffler’s work is helping solve problems and improve cotton production around the world.
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.
September 4, 2014
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.
Around The Gin
March 7, 2017
Texas growers now have additional preplant and post planting options for using Topguard Terra to control cotton root rot.
March 6, 2017
PhytoGen varieties offer more and better in-plant, native trait protection to help cotton thrive, protect quality and optimize yields.
February 24, 2017
Six TurboDrop D Series nozzles from Greenleaf Technologies have been approved for use with Monsanto’s XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology. …
February 17, 2017
DuPont has received EPA registration for FeXapan herbicide plus VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba formulation for use on cotton and soybean varieties carrying traits that provide tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate herbicides.
April 21, 2017
The EPA has again approved the Section 18 Emergency Exemption for use of Transform WG in Tennessee to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton.
April 20, 2017
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.
April 19, 2017
The USDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced the 2017-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton.
April 19, 2017
According to research in the journal Weed Science, residues of the auxin herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D can be retained by certain types of applicator hoses and injure sensitive crops.