May 2, 2017
The 2016 U.S. cotton crop produced high yields and high-quality fiber, triggering a spike in export demand and higher market prices.
April 19, 2017
The USDA’s Farm Service Agency has announced the 2017-crop loan rate differentials for upland and extra-long staple cotton.
February 28, 2017
Registration is open for the 37th session of the Texas International Cotton School, scheduled for August 7-17 in Lubbock.
February 11, 2017
Eduardo (Eddy) Esteve, a cotton merchant from Dallas, TX, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2017.
January 5, 2017
The Seam, a commodities trading and agribusiness software provider, is working with IBM to form a blockchain consortium for the global cotton industry.
November 11, 2016
Some 415 delegates from 31 counties gathered for Cotton Council International’s ninth biennial Sourcing USA Summit in early November.
October 24, 2016
A recent cotton shipment processed and executed using blockchain – the technology that drives bitcoin – could represent a big breakthrough for international cotton trade.
September 19, 2016
The Cotton Board is looking for a top cotton photo to feature in their 2017 Industry Calendar. But act quickly. The contest ends October 5.
August 29, 2016
During its recent annual meeting, The Cotton Board voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s 2017 budget of $70 million and elected new officers for the 2016/2017 program year.
Around The Gin
May 4, 2017
Transform WG insecticide has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions for use in cotton and sorghum in select states for the 2017 production season.
April 25, 2017
Indigo is launching Indigo Partners, a collaboration of 25 U.S. growers and agronomic experts to test agricultural technologies – including Indigo’s microbial seed treatments – during 2017.
March 7, 2017
Texas growers now have additional preplant and post planting options for using Topguard Terra to control cotton root rot.
May 26, 2017
Wrangler is partnering with a family of Alabama cotton growers on a pilot program to help U.S. cotton farmers achieve greater sustainable growing practices.
May 25, 2017
There is some concern that soil moisture in 2017 could be problematic, especially for Texas dryland cotton producers.
May 25, 2017
The NCC is ready to work with Congress regarding the “very concerning” program cuts for agriculture in the Trump Administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget.
May 23, 2017
A University of Georgia study shows that decreasing irrigation for cotton during the early season may not affect yields, while substantially reducing water usage.
May 22, 2017
A new webcast on effective management of glyphosate-resistant johnsongrass has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
May 22, 2017
Despite price fluctuations and export sales cancellations over the past week, the cotton market hangs tough as U.S. planting continues.