Tagged Research (Page 5)
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.
May 11, 2015
Six recipients have been awarded research grants from Monsanto as part of the company’s Insect Management Knowledge Program.
Disease Control / Nematodes
April 29, 2015
Two new webcasts focusing on seedling diseases and soil fertility have been added to the Focus on Cotton online webcast resource.
April 21, 2015
An international consortium has made a high-quality draft genome sequence of Upland cotton publicly available for cotton research.
April 6, 2015
Bayer CropScience has opened a new $6.3 million state-of-the-art Breeding and Trait Development Station in Pikeville, NC for cotton and soybean research.
December 15, 2014
Data from the 2014 Mississippi Small Plot Cotton Official Variety Trial is now available through Mississippi State University.
December 6, 2014
At a time when growers rely increasingly more on genetic advancements in yield and fiber quality to keep cotton economically viable, cotton breeders and researchers are excited about the possibilities that genome mapping brings to variety and trait development.
September 16, 2014
When folks in the cotton industry say polyester stinks, they now have the research to back the statement up.
September 4, 2014
Bayer CropScience has opened its newest cotton research facility – a $17 million, 76,000-square foot state-of-the-art greenhouse and headhouse addition to its existing site at Agricenter International in Memphis, TN.
September 1, 2014
The Walmart Foundation has awarded more than $470,000 in funding to a Texas Tech University Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute research project to study more efficient ways for indigo dyeing of cotton yarns.
August 31, 2014
The Weed Science Society of America will conduct a national scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds in Washington, D.C., on September 10, including a live webcast of the event for those unable to attend in person.
August 28, 2014
Rather than another “same song, second verse” scenario, the 2013 Cost of Ginning Cotton survey did provide a few surprises for the industry.
August 7, 2014
A recent AgriLife Research study showed that growers who were not utilizing LEPA sprinkler systems in their irrigation program could be losing up to $100 per acre in yield.
July 31, 2014
Texas Tech University researchers have discovered that low-grade cotton made into an absorbent nonwoven mat can collect up to 50 times its own weight in oil, strengthening cotton’s potential use as a natural sorbent for oil spills.
Around The Gin
January 9, 2018
Indigo Ag has announced a new program that offers significant price premiums for U.S. cotton growers who contract to grow Indigo Cotton.
January 5, 2018
Bayer releases five new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for introduction in 2018.
December 7, 2017
Monsanto is offering a special Roundup Ready PLUS Crop Management Solutions platform in Arkansas for 2018 for growers planting XtendFlex cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean varieties.
January 17, 2018
A strong history of hands-on farm and industry preparation earns Shawn Holladay of Lamesa, TX, the 2017 Cotton Grower Cotton Achievement Award.
January 15, 2018
Dicamba Stewardship training sessions will be held throughout Tennessee from mid-January through early March, with online training available soon.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
January 7, 2018
Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.
January 7, 2018
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Florence, SC, is the recipient of the 2017 Cotton Genetics Research Award.