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
February 12, 2016
The EPA has registered Brake herbicide for pre-emergence use in cotton.
January 26, 2016
The Climate Corporation is launching FieldView Drive, a device that provides seamless transfer of real time field data and mapping from planting or harvesting equipment to a mobile device.
January 13, 2016
PhytoGen is releasing PHY 490 W3FE, the first cottonseed variety with the Enlist cotton trait, for the 2016 growing season.
January 5, 2016
Bayer has announced the release of three new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for 2016, all featuring the company’s GlyTol, LibertyLink and TwinLink technologies.
November 30, 2015
Growers propelled two PhytoGen brand varieties toward the top of the 2015 USDA Cotton Varieties Planted report.
February 10, 2016
Growers have questions heading into the 2016 season. Tim Price is confident they’ll find answers during the 64th Mid-South Farm and Gin Show February 26-27.
February 8, 2016
Shane Stephens of Greenwood, MS, has been elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016.