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Raising More Profit

New Varieties Provide Yield and Quality Upgrades Vital for Profitability

February 1, 2015

As cotton producers know, the cost of inputs and the cost of a pound of cotton have recently been moving in opposite directions. When prices are floundering, a cotton producer has only one favorable variable: superior cotton varieties.

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Top Five Tips for More Efficient and Profitable Cotton Production in 2015

January 20, 2015

A little attention to these details could give growers a better shot at maximizing their cotton bottom line for 2015.

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Seed Treatments Provide Protection for Fast Starts – and Profitability

December 8, 2014

With the loss of tried and true in-furrow products, cotton growers have embraced seed treatments as their best insurance to help their crops get off to a good start.

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Quality Will Carry U.S. Growers Through the 2015 Crop

December 1, 2014

Today, the international textile spinning sector recognizes U.S. cotton as some of the very best in the world, making the U.S. the world’s primary shopping center for high quality cotton.

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Manage Resistant Weeds Economically and Efficiently

August 14, 2014

Despite herbicide resistance, growers can still manage weed pests with an eye on profitability.

Battling Cotton’s Yield-Robbing Insect Pests
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Battling Cotton’s Yield-Robbing Insect Pests

August 13, 2014

As plant bugs are literally eating away profits in the Mississippi Delta, leading entomologists weigh in on control at the

Events

Raising More Profit Seminars Coming to Tifton and Lubbock in August

July 15, 2014

Cotton Grower magazine and Bayer CropScience continue their series of Raising More Profit seminars this summer with sessions in Tifton, GA on August 19 and in Lubbock, TX on August 26.

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SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the Memphis Raising More Profit Event

July 8, 2014

With an eye on putting more money in the wallets of America’s cotton producers, the Raising More Profit tour started

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Texas Cotton Growers Produce High Yields with FM 1830GLT

June 25, 2014

Texas cotton growers share their experiences with FM 1830GLT, a FiberMax variety with GlyTol LibertyLink TwinLink technology for controlling weeds and

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Super Weed Control in Georgia Cotton with ST6448GLB2

June 25, 2014

Georgia cotton growers share their experiences with ST 6448GLB2 and tell about weed control with this Stoneville variety. ST 6448GLB2 comes

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Product News

New 2015 CROPLAN Cotton Varieties Feature Bollgard II XtendFlex Technology

March 19, 2015

WinField is adding Monsanto’s new Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton trait to two new CROPLAN cotton varieties for 2015.

Precision Technology

New Features for TeeJet Aeros 9040 Field Computer

March 18, 2015

TeeJet has added new features to its Aeros 9040 Field Computer for 2015.

Precision Technology

TeeJet Launches New DynaJet Flex Nozzle Control System

March 17, 2015

The new DynaJet Flex 7120 nozzle control system from TeeJet Technologies helps growers manage spray quality across a variety of operating speeds and application rates.

Product News

New Cheminova Chemistry to Help Control Herbicide Resistant Weeds

February 23, 2015

Cheminova plans to register pethoxamid, a new herbicide active ingredient, to help growers manage herbicide-resistant weeds.

Product News

Brake Herbicide Receives Section 18 Approvals in Six States

February 18, 2015

Brake Herbicide has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions for control of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in six cotton producing states.

Precision Technology

TeeJet Matrix 430 Provides Simple, Easy-to-Use Guidance

February 18, 2015

TeeJet Technologies’ new Matrix 430 GNSS guidance system is ideal for a wide range of field applications.

Precision Technology

TeeJet Launches RX520 High-Precision GNSS Receiver

February 17, 2015

TeeJet Technologies has introduced the RX520 dual frequency GNSS receiver for precision farming operations.

Disease Control / Nematodes

Velum Total Approved for Cotton, Peanuts in 2015

February 12, 2015

Bayer CropScience has received registration for Velum Total, a new insecticide/nematicide for use in cotton and peanuts in 2015.

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Market Analysis

Shurley on Cotton: USDA Planting Intentions In; Time for Market to Focus on Other Realities

March 31, 2015

The March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report of 9.55 million cotton acres is slightly higher than most other pre-report expectations. Now, it’s time for the market to focus on other matters.

Planting

Soil Testing Still the Cornerstone for Fertilization Programs

March 30, 2015

In times of lower commodity prices and stable-to-higher input costs, the right fertilization program should still begin with soil testing.

Market Analysis

Cotton Prices Itching to Move Higher, as Growers Ponder Acreage Shifts

March 27, 2015

The market has shown it is comfortable with higher prices, as planting and production dynamics hold the potential for larger than expected U.S. cotton plantings.

News

Cotton Inc. Urges Grower Input for Natural Resource Survey

March 27, 2015

Cotton Incorporated is urging cotton growers to participate in an online Natural Resource Survey to help direct industry efforts to improve and promote U.S. cotton’s sustainability.

International

China National Cotton Exchange to Buy U.S. Cotton through The Seam

March 25, 2015

The Seam and the China National Cotton Exchange are working together to expand opportunities for U.S. cotton sales to buyers in China.

Common Thread

The Buzz Continues Over Pollinator Health

March 24, 2015

With a federal plan for honey bee protection in the works, the U.S. cotton industry points to successes and braces for more challenges.

International

ICA to Conduct “Managing Risk” Training Prior to 2015 Annual Trade Event

March 24, 2015

The International Cotton Association will conduct its “Managing Risk” training course on October 28-29 in San Francisco, prior to the opening of the association’s Annual Trade Event.

Precision Technology

Precision Team: Topcon Acquires Digi-Star

March 23, 2015

Topcon Positioning Group has acquired Digi-Star, a global agricultural solutions provider of precision equipment for feeding, planting, fertilizer, and harvest equipment manufacturers.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Market on Path to Higher and Higher Lows

March 20, 2015

Cotton prices bounced back in response to the time-honored adage, “low prices cure low prices.” But there are still a few bumps and curves along the way.

Market Analysis

Plexus: Market Bumps on Weaker Dollar and U.S. Supply Questions

March 20, 2015

While most commodity prices turned lower again, cotton rallied a bit, thanks to a constructive U.S. export sales report. But the big question going forward is how many tenderable grades are left in the U.S.?

Planting

Choose the Right Mix for Spring Burndown

March 19, 2015

Judging by the phone calls he’s receiving, Tom Barber, University of Arkansas Extension weed scientist, says that burndown applications are at the top of growers’ priority lists.