Tagged National Cotton Council
November 5, 2015
USDA’s Risk Management Agency is making several modifications to the Stacked Income Protection Plan of insurance (STAX) for cotton for the 2016 crop year.
October 29, 2015
Weed science discussions at the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences will have a strong emphasis on preparing for new weed control technologies.
October 28, 2015
Sixteen farmers from the Midwest and Northwest will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in the Lubbock, TX, area as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program.
September 25, 2015
Members of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation Spinners Committee visited various U.S. cotton operations and research facilities in six states in mid-September.
September 18, 2015
The National Cotton Council says a recent report on U.S. cotton policies issued by The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development is flawed due to several invalid assumptions.
September 17, 2015
Textile manufacturing executives representing 18 countries will spend a week touring the U.S. Cotton Belt for a first-hand look at how U.S. cotton is produced, processed and marketed.
September 15, 2015
Registration and hotel reservations for the 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences begin September 21 on the official Beltwide website.
August 11, 2015
Twelve cotton producers from Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas are visiting Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee August 17-20 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 31, 2015
Ten Western cotton producers are visiting South Georgia as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange Program.
Around The Gin
November 12, 2015
Net Irrigate is adding a new product suite of WireRat Pivot Monitoring Systems, featuring modularized parts that provide growers more options at lower price points.
November 5, 2015
Dow AgroSciences and Coherent Ag Solutions are partnering to provide farmers with a new cloud-based crop protection stewardship system.
November 27, 2015
Citing “new information regarding potential synergistic effects between the two ingredients on non-target plants,” EPA is reconsidering the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide for corn, soybeans and cotton.
November 18, 2015
In the latest edition of The Cotton Companion podcast, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss the upcoming Beltwide Cotton Conferences with Bill Robertson, and one listener Texts an Expert about economical weed control.
November 17, 2015
Zhangjiagang Academy of Inspection and Detection has been certified as a “laboratory of choice” by ICA Bremen.
Production Outlook / Acreage
November 17, 2015
A Texas A&M research study has shown that cotton production in the High Plains can withstand expected climate changes.
November 16, 2015
Cotton prices desperately need something to grab hold of to help build momentum.
November 13, 2015
The absence of almost anything resembling demand continues to keep cotton prices locked in a near 10-cent trading range.
November 10, 2015
A new Focus on Cotton webcast explains the challenges and opportunities of using sensor-based variable rate application technologies in cotton production.
November 6, 2015
As one of a new generation of researchers working in cotton breeding, Americot’s Tom Brooks considers himself fortunate.