January 9, 2017
Data collected from 2016 trials show that Indigo Cotton – a seed treatment based on naturally occurring, in-plant microbes to help increase water use efficiency – led to yield improvements on testing acres, including an 11% average yield increase in West Texas.
December 28, 2016
Irrigated cotton producers on the Texas Rolling Plains could potentially be reaping more dollars per acre if they include a cover crop on their continuous cotton.
August 2, 2016
The science behind a new commercially-available seed treatment from Indigo Ag stems directly from research started by Dr. Greg Sword, a Texas A&M entomologist.
July 26, 2016
Boston-based research firm Indigo has launched its first commercial product – Indigo Cotton – which helps improve the cotton plant’s water use efficiency.
May 19, 2016
A new webcast to help improve irrigation practices through the use of soil moisture monitors has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series.
August 18, 2015
As cotton moves closer to maturity, growers need to consider certain factors carefully when deciding to turn the water off for this year’s crop.
Raising More Profit
August 28, 2014
As the 2014 cotton season moves toward harvest, it’s not too early for growers to begin looking for ways to profitably grow and manage cotton in the face of hard input costs and soft market prices. In the High Plains of Texas, one of the keys to profitability may be determining the best value and efficiency for water timing.
August 7, 2014
A recent AgriLife Research study showed that growers who were not utilizing LEPA sprinkler systems in their irrigation program could be losing up to $100 per acre in yield.
July 17, 2014
The Georgia Cotton Commission has joined other state agricultural leaders and organizations in opposing a new federal water rule that could create new compliance standards for growers and potentially impact the state’s agricultural economy.
Around The Gin
March 7, 2017
Texas growers now have additional preplant and post planting options for using Topguard Terra to control cotton root rot.
March 6, 2017
PhytoGen varieties offer more and better in-plant, native trait protection to help cotton thrive, protect quality and optimize yields.
February 24, 2017
Six TurboDrop D Series nozzles from Greenleaf Technologies have been approved for use with Monsanto’s XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology. …
February 17, 2017
DuPont has received EPA registration for FeXapan herbicide plus VaporGrip Technology, a low-volatility dicamba formulation for use on cotton and soybean varieties carrying traits that provide tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate herbicides.
February 14, 2017
Fourteen Southern states have granted state registration of Enlist Duo herbicide for use on Enlist cotton and other crops, following federal registration received in January.
February 2, 2017
BASF has added an online training module to its On Target Application Academy stewardship program to help increase education of new and advanced herbicide technologies.
January 26, 2017
Bayer is helping support the economic sustainability of cotton growers through the company’s 2017 Shared Risk Program for those who plant FiberMax and Stoneville cotton seed.
March 23, 2017
Active involvement and participation are needed to help push the cotton, textile and related sectors forward, noted speakers at the recent Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Salute to Ag Luncheon.
March 22, 2017
The NCC found President Trump's National Agriculture Day proclamation encouraging, based on his comments about the value of America's farmers and ranchers.
March 17, 2017
The cotton bull made another impressive stand on the past week, as cotton prices continue to hold in the upper one-third of its historical price range.
March 17, 2017
A new webcast on the economic value of choosing the correct cotton variety has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
March 17, 2017
Leaders from 11 major U.S. agricultural and agribusiness organizations engaged in a substantive and productive meeting with the Trump administration on the continued growth of food and agriculture exports.