December 21, 2015
Three new University of Tennessee Extension publications are now available online with information on cotton variety performance, and weed and insect control recommendations for 2016.
December 17, 2015
The Mississippi 2016 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops is now available online, with hard copies available in January.
October 6, 2015
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is using remotely piloted aircraft to help eliminate small-scale outbreaks of pink bollworm.
October 5, 2015
The state of Arkansas is not only boll weevil-free, but is also now debt-free when it comes to its eradication efforts.
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.
Around The Gin
January 26, 2016
The Climate Corporation is launching FieldView Drive, a device that provides seamless transfer of real time field data and mapping from planting or harvesting equipment to a mobile device.
January 13, 2016
PhytoGen is releasing PHY 490 W3FE, the first cottonseed variety with the Enlist cotton trait, for the 2016 growing season.
January 5, 2016
Bayer has announced the release of three new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for 2016, all featuring the company’s GlyTol, LibertyLink and TwinLink technologies.
November 30, 2015
Growers propelled two PhytoGen brand varieties toward the top of the 2015 USDA Cotton Varieties Planted report.
February 8, 2016
Shane Stephens of Greenwood, MS, has been elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016.
February 8, 2016
Keith Lucas, a cooperative official from Garner, NC, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2016.
Production Outlook / Acreage
February 7, 2016
U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million cotton acres this spring, according to the National Cotton Council’s 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.