Tagged Southwest (Page 5)
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.
April 28, 2016
Monsanto’s Robert Fraley told a group of Texas Tech researchers and students that communicating science and training next-generation STEM graduates are just as important as doing the science.
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.
December 3, 2015
Like most young cotton producers, Brian Hobratschk has had a trial by fire introduction to farming for a living – with challenges ranging from floundering cotton prices to bone-dry droughts.
December 1, 2015
Sixteen Midwestern and Western ag producers got a feel for cotton and other west Texas agriculture as part of the NCC Multi-Commodity Education Tour in November.
Production Outlook / Acreage
November 17, 2015
A Texas A&M research study has shown that cotton production in the High Plains can withstand expected climate changes.
October 28, 2015
Sixteen farmers from the Midwest and Northwest will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in the Lubbock, TX, area as part of the National Cotton Council’s Multi-Commodity Education Program.
October 6, 2015
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is using remotely piloted aircraft to help eliminate small-scale outbreaks of pink bollworm.
September 16, 2015
Despite multiple market challenges, Lubbock-based PCCA was able to provide $17.4 million in cash distributions to its members during fiscal 2014-15.
August 17, 2015
A new webcast focusing on lygus management in the Texas High Plains cotton has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
August 11, 2015
Twelve cotton producers from Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas are visiting Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee August 17-20 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange Program.
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 23, 2018
Results of the 2017 state variety trials in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Georgia are now available online, just in time to help growers with variety selection for 2018.
January 23, 2018
While Texas cotton and soybean growers complete application training for new auxin formulations, the education is being extended to help producers with sensitive or susceptible crops protect their investments.
January 22, 2018
USDA-APHIS is reviewing Cotton Incorporated-funded research for potential non-regulated status for a specific type of ultra-low gossypol cottonseed.
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.