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Cotton Production

NCC Welcomes New Farm Bill Proposal

November 22, 2011

The National Cotton Council commends the House and Senate Agriculture Committees for their diligent efforts in crafting a farm policy


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

DuPont Vydate Products Fully Available for 2018

March 15, 2018

DuPont Vydate brand insecticide/nematicide products – including Vydate C-LV for cotton – will be fully available for sale and use during the 2018 growing season.

Product News

PhytoGen Expands Portfolio of W3FE Varieties for 2018

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.

Product News

Indigo Cotton Shows Significant Yield Gains in Second Year

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.

Product News

INTL FCStone Enhances Structured Products Online Calculator

March 7, 2018

Online pricing and hedging tool adds custom pricing functionality and mobile access.

Product News

PhytoGen Tops Extension Trials Across the Cotton Belt

March 6, 2018

PhytoGen brand varieties continued their success in university Extension variety trials in 2017.

Product News

Monsanto Launches Mobile App to Aid XtendiMax Application

February 27, 2018

A free mobile app to help growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology is now available from Monsanto.

Product News

DowDuPont Ag to be Corteva Agriscience

February 27, 2018

The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont will be renamed Corteva Agriscience when the division becomes a separate company in 2019.

Product News

The Seam Joins Field to Market

February 23, 2018

The Seam is now an affiliate member of Field to Market, hoping to link sustainability data with blockchain technology.

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Precision Technology

NC State Grad Students Surveying Precision Ag Use

March 20, 2018

A team of NC State University graduate students wants your input on how row crop growers are currently using precision agriculture in their farming operations.

Cotton Production

New Video Series Details Benefits of Cover Crops

March 19, 2018

A new online video series from Cotton Incorporated, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee, explains the benefits of integrating cover crops into cotton growing operations.

Market Analysis

Demand, Weather Concerns Driving Strong Trade

March 16, 2018

The market seldom sees a three-year price stream so favorable.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Pulling the Trigger on the 2018 Crop

March 16, 2018

Producing a cotton crop ultimately commits you to also sell the crop. But at what point do you say the price is “good enough?”

Disease Control / Nematodes

Warm Spring Could Spark Nematode Activity

March 14, 2018

Despite freezing January temperatures that reduced nematode buildup in fields, warmer spring temperatures could quickly stir them back into action.


Ramkumar Receives Two Prestigious Textiles Honors

March 14, 2018

Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, a professor and researcher with Texas Tech and frequent contributor to Cotton Grower, has been awarded two of the most prestigious honors in the textiles field.


The Right Man for the Job

March 13, 2018

New NCC Chairman Ron Craft is more than ready for the challenges ahead for cotton.


Pink Bollworm Driving India Cotton Estimates Down

March 12, 2018

Pink bollworm infestation is pushing cotton production estimates down in India this year, due to crop damage in some of the country’s major cotton growing states.

Market Analysis

Multiple Factors Driving Cotton’s Price Growth

March 9, 2018

The fundamentals of supply and demand – among other factors – continue to drive cotton prices toward the high 80s.


Cotton Inc. Technologies at Play in Kids’ Clothing

March 8, 2018

Several well-known brands and retailers are offering new product lines featuring technologies developed by Cotton Incorporated.

Production Outlook / Acreage

Cotton Highlights from March WASDE Report

March 8, 2018

March’s USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates show lower production, higher exports and lower ending stocks for the U.S., as world production, consumption and ending stocks all move slightly higher.