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
July 12, 2017
Southeast cotton producers say latest technologies from PhytoGen help protect yield and quality.
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.
July 26, 2017
Whitefly populations are unusually high in Georgia cotton fields this season, making early detection and management essential.
July 24, 2017
Eleven Southwest cotton producers will visit farming operations in Georgia the week of July 30 as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 21, 2017
More than 100 federal legislators recently signed letters to President Trump calling for relief for the cotton industry. Cotton Grower editors talk with Reece Langley, NCC Vice President, Washington Operations, about what this means for the cottonseed designation, ginning cost-share, and a host of other issues. We’ll also examine the whirlwind of Mid-South state regulations for dicamba.
July 20, 2017
Several key cottonseed policy provisions are included in the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved July 20.
July 19, 2017
A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives are urging support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on a continuing basis, beginning with the 2016 crop year.