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Commodity Groups Unite in Support of Balanced Farm Bill

November 16, 2011

Commodity groups representing cotton, rice, peanuts and grain sorghum are urging the development of a farm bill that maintains equity


NCC in Discussions on 2012 Farm Bill

September 21, 2011

National Cotton Council (NCC) Vice Chairman Chuck Coley joined American Cotton Producers Chairman Jimmy Dodson in meetings with members of


2012 Farm Bill Slow to Take Shape

June 29, 2011

There are two “Monster in the Closet” type situations that will dramatically affect the writing of the United States’ 2012


Drama Begins in Construction of the 2012 Farm Bill

June 22, 2011

There are two “Monster in the Closet” type situations that will dramatically affect the writing of the 2012 Farm Bill:


Congress Selects Lubbock to Host Farm Bill Meeting

May 4, 2010

By Shawn Wade Plains Cotton Growers Lubbock, TX, and the 19th Congressional District have been selected as a host location


Way More than Just a ‘Farm’ Bill

April 14, 2009

I got into Netflix a while back. When I was married and my children were growing up, I didn’t miss


The Farm Bill: Safe for Now

March 24, 2009

In the April issue of Cotton Grower that just went to press, there’s an item in our On The Square


New Farm Bill: Debate Begins

March 3, 2009

On January 31, in Washington, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced proposals for USDA’s 2007 Farm Bill. Then he hit the


As We Write A New Farm Bill, Will Kooks Rule?

February 26, 2009

One of the publications I read fairly regularly is the weekly Memphis Flyer, a local tabloid. The Flyer is free


Farm Bill Tops the Agenda

February 11, 2009

Farm bill negotiations were in serious limbo when the Beltwide Cotton Conferences were called to order by National Cotton Council

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Product News

Indigo Offers Premium for Indigo Cotton Production

January 9, 2018

Indigo Ag has announced a new program that offers significant price premiums for U.S. cotton growers who contract to grow Indigo Cotton.

Product News

New Bayer Varieties Focus on High Yield, Adaptability

January 5, 2018

Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.

Product News

New PhytoGen TRiO Guards Cottonseed Investment

January 3, 2018

New PhytoGen TRiO seed treatment helps provide early season protection for young cottonseed from diseases, insects and nematodes.

Product News

Americot Adds Seven to Sales, Research Teams

December 20, 2017

Americot has added seven new sales and research associates to the company’s staff across the Cotton Belt.

Product News

Seven New Varieties in Deltapine Class of 18

December 11, 2017

Seven new varieties – including five Bollgard 3 XtendFlex offerings – join the Deltapine product lineup as the Class of 18.

Product News

Special Roundup Ready PLUS Incentives for Arkansas

December 7, 2017

Monsanto is offering a special Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform in Arkansas for 2018 for growers planting XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties.

Product News

Monsanto Sets 2018 Crop Protection Incentives

December 5, 2017

Monsanto will provide multiple tools, resources and products to help cotton and soybean growers maximize weed control in 2018.

Product News

Praxidyn’s Mixmate Named a 2018 AE50 Award Winner

November 27, 2017

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers has recognized Praxidyn's Mixmate portable ag chemical blending and recordkeeping system with a 2018 AE50 award.

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The Seam Adds Five New Board Members

January 16, 2018

The Seam has added five cotton industry leaders to its Board of Directors.

Weed Control

Tennessee Sets Dates for Dicamba Stewardship Training

January 15, 2018

Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: The Bull Will Continue Charging

January 12, 2018

Multiple market factors are at work, with demand continuing to lead the way to higher prices. That means the bull market will keep charging ahead.

Production Outlook / Acreage

Cotton Highlights from January WASDE Report

January 12, 2018

January’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates project slightly lower U.S. production and ending stocks, plus big increases in global consumption.


U.S. Cotton Industry Watching China Closely

January 11, 2018

The United States cotton industry is cautiously watching China in hopes that its imports may be on the rise.


NCC Lauds Rural Prosperity Task Force Efforts

January 11, 2018

The National Cotton Council has praised the work of the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.


Cotton’s New Year’s Resolutions

January 10, 2018

What would a list of New Year’s Resolutions look like for the U.S. cotton industry? Beck Barnes has some thoughts to consider.


L.L. Bean Ties Sustainability Efforts to Cotton LEADS

January 8, 2018

L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Don’t Ignore the Gift Horse. Feed the Market!

January 7, 2018

Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.


Campbell Receives 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award

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.


Jones Named 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year

January 5, 2018

Former Missouri Extension cotton specialist Andrea Jones was recognized by her peers as the 2018 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year.