June 27, 2017
To help offset potential dicamba drift issues, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel offers best management practices to help reduce off-target movement.
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 5, 2017
Georgia’s Stanley Culpepper outlines the training efforts for auxin herbicides in the state and praises the people who make it all work.
March 30, 2017
From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to match your surroundings with your weed control responsibilities.
March 6, 2017
Required online training for agricultural applicators planning to apply new auxin herbicides on Enlist or Xtend crops in Arkansas in 2017 is now available.
February 17, 2017
DuPont has received EPA registration for FeXapan herbicide plus VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba formulation for use on cotton and soybean varieties carrying traits that provide tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate herbicides.
February 14, 2017
Fourteen Southern states have granted state registration of Enlist Duo herbicide for use on Enlist cotton and other crops, following federal registration received in January.
February 2, 2017
BASF has added an online training module to its On Target Application Academy stewardship program to help increase education of new and advanced herbicide technologies.
January 31, 2017
The approval and availability of three new herbicides for use with auxin-tolerant cotton varieties in 2017 means that growers will need a keen understanding of the products and their proper use.
January 31, 2017
In his fourth blog on proper stewardship of the new dicamba products on Xtend crops, Larry Steckel takes a second look at the pressure ranges for optimum nozzle use.
November 14, 2016
The Arkansas State Plant Board will host a public comment hearing session regarding XtendiMax with Vapor Grip Technology – the newly-approved, low volatility dicamba product – on Nov. 21 in Little Rock.
November 2, 2016
The U.S. EPA has set a public comment period until December 1 for proposed label amendments for Enlist Duo, which would allow use on Enlist cotton and extend product use on all Enlist crops to 19 other states.
May 3, 2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is conducting an online survey to determine weed management systems commonly used by cotton growers, as well as the current extent of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in West Texas.
October 27, 2015
As growers look across their harvested fields, they should be thinking about what’s needed to get ready for 2016 plantings.
April 14, 2015
Growers need to remember that even when cotton prices are relatively low, there are no cutting corners when it comes to managing resistant weeds.
Around The Gin
July 12, 2017
Southeast cotton producers say latest technologies from PhytoGen help protect yield and quality.
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.
July 24, 2017
Eleven Southwest cotton producers will visit farming operations in Georgia the week of July 30 as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 21, 2017
More than 100 federal legislators recently signed letters to President Trump calling for relief for the cotton industry. Cotton Grower editors talk with Reece Langley, NCC Vice President, Washington Operations, about what this means for the cottonseed designation, ginning cost-share, and a host of other issues. We’ll also examine the whirlwind of Mid-South state regulations for dicamba.
July 20, 2017
Several key cottonseed policy provisions are included in the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved July 20.
July 19, 2017
A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives are urging support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on a continuing basis, beginning with the 2016 crop year.
July 15, 2017
In the latest episode of the Cotton Companion, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss USDA's somewhat befuddling Acreage Report, as well as lingering dicamba issues in the Mid-South.