January 7, 2018
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
January 5, 2018
Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.
December 4, 2017
A petition seeking deregulation of a cotton variety genetically engineered to produce low levels of gossypol in its seed is now available for public comment from USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for 60 days, effective December 5.
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.
Around The Gin
March 15, 2018
PhytoGen has added five new varieties with WideStrike 3 Insect Protection and the Enlist cotton trait to its existing portfolio of W3FE varieties for 2018.
March 13, 2018
Preliminary data from its second commercial season shows that Indigo Cotton demonstrated an average yield gain of 14% in commercial fields of West Texas.
March 7, 2018
Online pricing and hedging tool adds custom pricing functionality and mobile access.
March 6, 2018
PhytoGen brand varieties continued their success in university Extension variety trials in 2017.
February 27, 2018
A free mobile app to help growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology is now available from Monsanto.
March 8, 2018
Several well-known brands and retailers are offering new product lines featuring technologies developed by Cotton Incorporated.