January 28, 2016
Over the next six weeks, Georgia cotton growers will have the opportunity to vote on renewing the $1 bale assessment that funds the Georgia Cotton Commission.
January 19, 2016
USDA is working with Applied DNA Sciences to provide proprietary identification methods to genetically verify multiple types of individual cotton cultivars to help the cotton industry protect quality, improve traceability and protect economic investments.
January 8, 2016
Dr. Darrin Dodds, associate Extension professor for Mississippi State University, is the 2016 recipient of the Dr. J. Tom Cothren …
December 17, 2015
The Mississippi 2016 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops is now available online, with hard copies available in January.
Disease Control / Nematodes
November 2, 2015
A new webcast focusing on the detection and treatment of cotton viruses has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
September 3, 2015
Bayer CropScience opened its new Seed Innovation Center on the Texas Tech University campus on September 2.
August 19, 2015
Pakistani officials are working to ramp up efforts in the country’s on-going battle with cotton leaf curl virus.
August 14, 2015
The Cotton Board has voted to recommend $76 million to fund the cotton industry’s Research and Promotion Program for 2016.
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 10, 2016
Growers have questions heading into the 2016 season. Tim Price is confident they’ll find answers during the 64th Mid-South Farm and Gin Show February 26-27.
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.