Tagged Southwest (Page 3)
June 12, 2017
The first official certified bale of cotton in the U.S. for 2017 has been delivered in Harlingen, TX.
May 25, 2017
There is some concern that soil moisture in 2017 could be problematic, especially for Texas dryland cotton producers.
May 2, 2017
The 2016 U.S. cotton crop produced high yields and high-quality fiber, triggering a spike in export demand and higher market prices.
May 1, 2017
According to High Plains cotton and weed specialists, the relationship between injury from auxin herbicides and potential yield loss is difficult – if not impossible – to accurately predict.
April 26, 2017
Results of the 2016 Insecticide Efficacy Survey for cotton, corn and soybeans are now available online.
April 20, 2017
With more producers interested in cotton due to good markets and prices, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension variety trials are sure to get more attention in the coming weeks and years.
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 23, 2017
Active involvement and participation are needed to help push the cotton, textile and related sectors forward, noted speakers at the recent Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Salute to Ag Luncheon.
March 13, 2017
A new Bayer breeding and research station near Lubbock, TX, focuses on drought-resistant cotton varieties and traits for limited-input situations.
Disease Control / Nematodes
March 10, 2017
Dr. Terry Wheeler and her Texas A&M AgriLife pathology colleagues are working to solve a mysterious problem thought to have been resolved 40 years ago.
March 7, 2017
Texas growers now have additional preplant and post planting options for using Topguard Terra to control cotton root rot.
February 27, 2017
A study conducted by Texas Tech University’s Institute of Environmental and Human Health shows that finer raw cotton in loose form performs best for absorbing oil spills.
February 21, 2017
With many producers in the northern High Plains considering cotton this year, optimizing irrigation and fertility will be important to their bottom line.
Around The Gin
March 15, 2018
PhytoGen has added five new varieties with WideStrike 3 Insect Protection and the Enlist cotton trait to its existing portfolio of W3FE varieties for 2018.
March 13, 2018
Preliminary data from its second commercial season shows that Indigo Cotton demonstrated an average yield gain of 14% in commercial fields of West Texas.
March 7, 2018
Online pricing and hedging tool adds custom pricing functionality and mobile access.
March 6, 2018
PhytoGen brand varieties continued their success in university Extension variety trials in 2017.
February 27, 2018
A free mobile app to help growers and applicators successfully apply XtendiMax Herbicide with VaporGrip Technology is now available from Monsanto.