A change in Chinese cotton policy could set global stocks on the right path. But at what cost?
When the doors open for the 62nd Mid-South Farm and Gin Show on February 28, attendees will find the products and information they’ve come to count on from the annual event. But, they may also find more than they expect this year. “As we look to the 2014 show, we continue to try to provide
If you’re planning to attend the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show February 28-March 1, bring your old used denim with you. The Cotton Board wants it! The organization will hold a Blue Jeans Go Green denim drive during the two-day event at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, TN, with those donating their old denim
One of the great parts of our job as ag journalists is getting to meet all of the colorful characters from around the cotton industry. Those of us in the industry – farmers, ag-based businessmen, researchers, scientists – in general share a unique outlook that is, more often than not, rooted in a rural upbringing.
Weeding out Hunger with Halex GT corn herbicide will host a food drive at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, on February 25 and 26 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Non-perishable food donations will benefit the Mid-South Food Bank in Memphis and can be made at the Syngenta Weeding out Hunger booth (#7061) and
By Alyssa Dizon LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL For more than 100 years, the Texas Cotton Ginners Association brought together cotton ginners and producers from across the state to see the latest ginning technology and address key topics in the cotton industry. Once again, the Austin-based TCGA will mix some business and pleasure among the numerous activities and
Farmers are gathering in Memphis for the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show this weekend. The show provides farmers a chance to see what’s new as they look toward the 2010 planting season. Establishing a good weed control program, that will manage tough to control and resistant weeds is top of mind for many farmers in
The Mid-South Farm & Gin Show will give those attending the show an opportunity to help the Mid-South Food Bank through cash contributions and donations. Farmers across the Mid-South are invested in food security efforts, according to Timothy L. Price, Mid-South Farm & Gin Show manager. “Nearly 50 million Americans – one in six –
We had a dilemma. We had too much nearby cotton but were being tantalized about a potential shortage. We were losing acreage around the world, and no more so than in the United States,” said Allenberg Cotton Company’s CEO Joe Nicosia. “Along those same lines, we had the situation with ethanol — food for fuel.