May 23, 2017
A University of Georgia study shows that decreasing irrigation for cotton during the early season may not affect yields, while substantially reducing water usage.
May 9, 2017
Tennessee Extension Weed Specialist Larry Steckel outlines several options for early season cotton weed control in light of shortages of Caporol, Cotoran and Diuron.
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.
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 21, 2017
The EPA has again approved the Section 18 Emergency Exemption for use of Transform WG in Tennessee to control tarnished plant bugs in cotton.
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.
April 11, 2017
A new online tool is now available to help cotton growers better predict thrips infestations and determine options for treatment.
April 10, 2017
A University of Georgia student’s survey of the U.S. cotton industry found that the crop can compete with synthetic fibers and will continue to be economically and environmentally feasible into the future.
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.
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.
Around The Gin
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.
June 23, 2017
Following nearly 250 dicamba drift complaints, the Arkansas Plant Board passed a proposed emergency rule June 23 to ban the use of in-crop dicamba and to expedite the rule increasing civil penalties for dicamba misuse.
June 22, 2017
A company based in South India has developed mechanically-processed cotton varieties suitable for use in absorbent technical textiles products.