April 21, 2015
An international consortium has made a high-quality draft genome sequence of Upland cotton publicly available for cotton research.
December 19, 2014
Twenty-two farms in four states produced more than 26 million pounds of cotton lint in the first year of a pilot project in the U.S. by the Better Cotton Initiative.
August 13, 2014
The Cotton Board voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s proposed 2015 budget of $80 million to the Secretary of Agriculture.
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.
July 24, 2014
More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
July 10, 2014
The cotton industry has joined the launch of a new agricultural supply chain program for U.S. commodity crops from Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.
Around The Gin
May 29, 2015
Cotton and soybean growers will have a new weed control option in 2016 with Warrant Ultra Herbicide, a premix of acetochlor and fomesafen.
April 28, 2015
Nearly 200 farmers will be part of the Deltapine New Product Evaluator program this year to help evaluate cotton variety candidates for the Deltapine Class of 16.
April 2, 2015
The EPA has approved Enlist Duo herbicide for use in nine additional states, including four in the Cotton Belt.
March 19, 2015
WinField is adding Monsanto’s new Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton trait to two new CROPLAN cotton varieties for 2015.
March 17, 2015
The new DynaJet Flex 7120 nozzle control system from TeeJet Technologies helps growers manage spray quality across a variety of operating speeds and application rates.
February 23, 2015
Cheminova plans to register pethoxamid, a new herbicide active ingredient, to help growers manage herbicide-resistant weeds.
June 29, 2015
Round and round and round she goes… Where she stop no one knows. The circus crier could have found employment …
June 22, 2015
It’s the lull before the storm, and nothing in the cotton market will change until Mother Nature makes her decisions.