February 9, 2018
Critically-needed policy that restores Title I coverage for cotton in the current Farm Bill was part of the bipartisan budget legislation approved by Congress on February 9 and signed into law by President Trump.
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 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.
December 4, 2017
A petition seeking deregulation of a cotton variety genetically engineered to produce low levels of gossypol in its seed is now available for public comment from USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for 60 days, effective December 5.
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.
February 15, 2018
The results of the 2017 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluations Trials for the Texas High Plains are now available online.
February 15, 2018
Auxin-specific herbicide training developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has received reciprocal approval by Oklahoma and New Mexico, allowing producers that operate in those states to attend one training to meet regulatory requirements.
February 13, 2018
In the second in a series of articles, University of Georgia economists focus on how PLC payments are calculated under the new seed cotton program.