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
May 4, 2017
Transform WG insecticide has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions for use in cotton and sorghum in select states for the 2017 production season.
April 25, 2017
Indigo is launching Indigo Partners, a collaboration of 25 U.S. growers and agronomic experts to test agricultural technologies – including Indigo’s microbial seed treatments – during 2017.
March 7, 2017
Texas growers now have additional preplant and post planting options for using Topguard Terra to control cotton root rot.
May 25, 2017
There is some concern that soil moisture in 2017 could be problematic, especially for Texas dryland cotton producers.
May 25, 2017
The NCC is ready to work with Congress regarding the “very concerning” program cuts for agriculture in the Trump Administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget.
May 23, 2017
A University of Georgia study shows that decreasing irrigation for cotton during the early season may not affect yields, while substantially reducing water usage.
May 22, 2017
A new webcast on effective management of glyphosate-resistant johnsongrass has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
May 22, 2017
Despite price fluctuations and export sales cancellations over the past week, the cotton market hangs tough as U.S. planting continues.
May 15, 2017
Market movement in the past few weeks may be the wake-up call the industry has been expecting.