September 8, 2014
The drought in the Continental United States now affects roughly one-third of the country and 73 million people. Some research studies, however, hint that this may just be the beginning of a much longer dry spell.
August 28, 2014
Spring rains may have caught West Texas cotton producers like David Warren off guard this season. But they didn’t mind one bit.
July 1, 2014
As drought conditions in Texas linger, cotton research companies ramp up their efforts for water efficiency.
July 1, 2014
If you think the politics surrounding elections are tough, consider the politics of water.
April 25, 2014
No need to get bearish now. Chinese actions and Mother Nature seem to feel the mid-80s is good for cotton prices. The question is – can Mother Nature tweak it higher?
October 31, 2013
A new presentation focusing on short-season dryland cotton production is now available online for viewing as part of the Focus …
July 2, 2013
Cotton prices shifted to reverse this week as international weather factors made their presence known. The Southwest U.S. drought continued …
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.
April 14, 2017
Georgia peanut farmers who plant a mid-to-late April crop should make a decision on a second crop within two to four weeks of planting their initial crop.