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Market Analysis

What Would a Change in Chinese Cotton Policy Mean?

April 11, 2014

A change in Chinese cotton policy could set global stocks on the right path. But at what cost?

Cotton Production

The 2014 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show to Highlight New Programs and Technologies

February 18, 2014

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

Marketing

Cotton Board to Highlight Denim Recycling Program during Mid-South Farm and Gin Show

January 30, 2014

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

Opinion

Notes from the Gin Show

April 1, 2012

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

News

Food Drive to be Held at Mid-South Farm and Gin Show

February 15, 2011

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

News

TCGA Gears Up for Texas Gin Show

March 29, 2010

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

Weed Control

Resistance Management a Hot Topic at Gin Show

February 26, 2010

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

Ginning

Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Accepting Donations to Food Bank

February 25, 2010

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,

News

2009 U.S. Cotton Outlook: A Report from the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show

May 13, 2009

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

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Product News

PhytoGen Partners with Farmers to Aid Local Charities

October 17, 2014

Since becoming a partner in the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program three years ago, PhytoGen has made donations to 25 charities on behalf of state farmers of the year.

Product News

Enlist Duo Herbicide Approved; Enlist Weed Control System Now Cleared for Use

October 16, 2014

The Enlist Weed Control System from Dow AgroSciences has been approved for field use in corn and soybeans in 2015 by federal regulatory authorities, with introduction in cotton still scheduled for 2016.

News

Registration for 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences Opens as Program Takes Shape

October 3, 2014

Registration now is open for the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 5-7 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, TX.

Product News

October 10 Deadline for Public Comments on Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System Plants

September 25, 2014

The public comment period on the draft environmental impact statement for cotton and soybean plants for Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System will remain open through October 10.

Cotton Production

New Cotton Webcasts Focus on Using Yield Monitor Data for Precision Planning

September 10, 2014

Two new webcasts to help growers successfully capture and use data from yield monitors have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.

Marketing

First Class Selected for Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame

September 8, 2014

Five honorees have been elected to the first class of Cotton Incorporated’s newly-established Cotton Research and Promotion Program Hall of Fame.

Crop Inputs

FMC to Acquire Cheminova

September 8, 2014

Auriga Industries has agreed to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary Cheminova to FMC Corporation.

Crop Inputs

Bayer CropScience Opens New Cotton Research Greenhouse in Memphis

September 4, 2014

Bayer CropScience has opened its newest cotton research facility – a $17 million, 76,000-square foot state-of-the-art greenhouse and headhouse addition to its existing site at Agricenter International in Memphis, TN.

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Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show Returns for Third Year

October 23, 2014

Cotton Incorporated will again host Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show – a fashion marathon featuring a different cotton look every minute – in early November.

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EPA Launches Voluntary Star-Rating Program to Reduce Pesticide Drift

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.

News

Cotton Industry Applauds USDA Production History Changes

October 21, 2014

The cotton industry commended USDA’s Risk Management Agency for implementing a farm law provision important to cotton production areas that have been hit with drought and other adverse weather in recent years.

News

New Farm Bill Program Provides Production History Relief to Farmers Impacted by Severe Weather

October 21, 2014

USDA has implemented a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide production history relief to farmers affected by severe weather, including drought.

News

Registration Open for Cotton Incorporated Crop Management Seminar

October 21, 2014

Cotton Incorporated will conduct its 2014 Crop Management Seminar on November 12-13 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. And attendees can expect an economic and environmental focus on keeping cotton sustainable.

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Platform Specialty Products to Acquire Arysta LifeScience as Component for New Company

October 21, 2014

Platform Specialty Products has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Arysta LifeScience for approximately $3.51 billion.

News

Details from Summit on “Wicked” Herbicide Resistance Problem Now Available Online

October 21, 2014

Slides and a webcast of the Weed Science Society of America’s scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds are now available for free online.

Market Analysis

Sleepy Market Hiding Potential Volatility

October 20, 2014

Cotton trading remains locked in a rather wide ten cent trading channel, but actively trading only a four cent band around 63 cents – 61 to 65 cents, that is. In other words, maybe we are being lulled to sleep.

Raising More Profit

Keep an Eye on Profitability When Choosing Cotton Varieties

October 17, 2014

Harvest is the right time for growers to spend a little time thinking about variety selection for next season, with an eye on profitability.

Market Analysis

Plexus: Market on Firm Footing Through Harvest

October 17, 2014

December prices should remain on firm footing until the bulk of the U.S. crop has been harvested and the quality is known. But the massive global inventory probably means a sideways-to-lower market going forward.

News

USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts

October 16, 2014

USDA has announced several new steps to help address the increase of herbicide resistant weeds in U.S. agricultural systems.