February 6, 2018
EPA has approved the Section 18 Emergency Exemption for use of Transform WG in Texas to control plant bugs in cotton during 2018.
November 10, 2016
Dow AgroSciences is standing by the safety of proper use of chlorpyrifos, in the face of EPA’s release of a pre-publication copy of the Notice of Data Availability related to its assessment of human health risks associated with the insecticide.
August 2, 2016
The U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board has upheld an earlier decision to cancel registration for Bayer's insecticide Belt, but is allowing sales of existing stocks to growers for use.
June 8, 2016
The EPA has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions in five Mid-South states for use of Transform insecticide for control of plant bugs in cotton.
April 29, 2016
The EPA has added another 30 days to the public comment period on the proposed registration of dicamba products for weed control in cotton and soybeans.
April 1, 2016
The EPA has opened a 30-day public comment period, beginning April 1, regarding the in-crop use of dicamba herbicide with Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans.
November 27, 2015
Citing “new information regarding potential synergistic effects between the two ingredients on non-target plants,” EPA is reconsidering the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide for corn, soybeans and cotton.
September 11, 2015
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated EPA approval of the pesticide sulfoxaflor, stating that the agency erred by granting the registration without additional studies regarding potential impact on honeybees.
October 22, 2014
The EPA has announced a new voluntary Drift Reduction Technology program to encourage the use of verified, safer pesticide spray products to reduce exposure and pesticide movement and help farmers save money.
July 17, 2014
The Georgia Cotton Commission has joined other state agricultural leaders and organizations in opposing a new federal water rule that could create new compliance standards for growers and potentially impact the state’s agricultural economy.
May 22, 2014
The EPA’s Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient Task Force is partnering with 12 land grant universities to help address nutrient pollution and the hypoxic zone – or dead zone – in the Gulf of Mexico.
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.