Tagged Southeast (Page 3)
April 5, 2017
The University of Georgia and the Georgia Cotton Commission are asking the state’s cotton growers to participate in an online research project to help improve their production efficiency.
April 3, 2017
The market anticipated an acreage increase for cotton, and USDA says the number is roughly 350,000 acres more than most expected. How does this impact the market and why?
March 7, 2017
If peanut, cotton and other row crop growers in Georgia want to maximize their profits, they can rely on a University of Georgia economics tool to help them know their costs of production.
February 13, 2017
The 2017 cotton market appears to be on increasingly stable and improved economic footing compared to 2016.
February 9, 2017
Warmer winter temperatures in Georgia are raising farmers’ concerns about potential plant diseases at the start of the spring production season.
January 26, 2017
Bayer is helping support the economic sustainability of cotton growers through the company’s 2017 Shared Risk Program for those who plant FiberMax and Stoneville cotton seed.
January 24, 2017
The NC State Extension cotton team has scheduled a series of cotton production meetings across the state, as well as special mandatory training sessions for use of the new auxin herbicides.
January 19, 2017
Before applying new auxin herbicides to dicamba- or 2,4-D-tolerant cotton and soybean varieties, growers and applicators in Georgia will be required to attend one of six pesticide training sessions.
January 16, 2017
March futures have improved, and January is looking like a good month. The big question and the uncertainty is whether or not this will last.
December 12, 2016
USDA’s December production and supply/demand estimates were as expected in some respects. But it also contained a few unexpected and positive surprises.
December 2, 2016
Fiber quality results for the 2016 North Carolina On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program are now available online.
November 21, 2016
The 2016 U.S. crop may still be somewhat of a question mark, but USDA’s November numbers provided clarity on a few things – the crop got smaller in some areas as expected, but still got bigger overall.
November 16, 2016
Clemson University has made available to cotton growers a new sensor-based nutrient management plan that can help reduce expenses and environment impact.
October 17, 2016
Many growers want to know when and if the market will get back above 70 cents and provide options to enhance marketing positions. Several factors now in play could give them that opportunity.
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.