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March 8, 2016
The Farm Service Agency has posted notice CN 1054, which provides input on CCE availability for cotton growers.
February 4, 2016
USDA earned the thanks of the U.S. cotton industry by announcing the implementation and availability of commodity marketing certificates as part of the Marketing Loan Program.
February 3, 2016
According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, USDA lawyers have determined the department does not have the authority to declare cottonseed an oilseed, prompting swift responses from the NCC and the House Agriculture Committee.
January 19, 2016
USDA is working with Applied DNA Sciences to provide proprietary identification methods to genetically verify multiple types of individual cotton cultivars to help the cotton industry protect quality, improve traceability and protect economic investments.
November 5, 2015
USDA’s Risk Management Agency is making several modifications to the Stacked Income Protection Plan of insurance (STAX) for cotton for the 2016 crop year.
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.
October 5, 2015
The state of Arkansas is not only boll weevil-free, but is also now debt-free when it comes to its eradication efforts.
October 2, 2015
The marketing assistance loan rate for 2016-crop base quality upland cotton will be set at 52 cents per pound.
August 19, 2015
Pakistani officials are working to ramp up efforts in the country’s on-going battle with cotton leaf curl virus.
July 6, 2015
Farmers in eligible counties may enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program from July 6 through September 30.
May 26, 2015
USDA is seeking comments on preliminary documents relating to pending deregulation of Enlist cotton from Dow AgroSciences.
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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 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.
January 8, 2018
L.L. Bean has signed on as the newest partner of the Cotton LEADS program.
January 7, 2018
Don’t get caught looking a gift horse in the mouth. Cotton prices are at a profitable level for growers, and the market is asking to be fed.
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.