July 14, 2017
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted its ban on new dicamba formulations after developing Special Local Need labels and restrictions for their use.
July 12, 2017
Missouri became the second state to ban dicamba on July 7, as drift complaints continue to build in the Mid-South. Now Tennessee has put new rules in place, as well.
July 6, 2017
Tennessee’s Larry Steckel offers recommendations for post-direct or hooded herbicide applications at layby.
June 27, 2017
To help offset potential dicamba drift issues, Tennessee Weed Specialist Larry Steckel offers best management practices to help reduce off-target movement.
May 22, 2017
A new webcast on effective management of glyphosate-resistant johnsongrass has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
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 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 19, 2017
According to research in the journal Weed Science, residues of the auxin herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D can be retained by certain types of applicator hoses and injure sensitive crops.
March 30, 2017
From a cotton farming standpoint, it may be more important now than ever to match your surroundings with your weed control responsibilities.
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.
July 26, 2017
Whitefly populations are unusually high in Georgia cotton fields this season, making early detection and management essential.
July 24, 2017
Eleven Southwest cotton producers will visit farming operations in Georgia the week of July 30 as part of the NCC’s 2017 Producer Information Exchange Program.
July 21, 2017
More than 100 federal legislators recently signed letters to President Trump calling for relief for the cotton industry. Cotton Grower editors talk with Reece Langley, NCC Vice President, Washington Operations, about what this means for the cottonseed designation, ginning cost-share, and a host of other issues. We’ll also examine the whirlwind of Mid-South state regulations for dicamba.
July 20, 2017
Several key cottonseed policy provisions are included in the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved July 20.
July 19, 2017
A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives are urging support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on a continuing basis, beginning with the 2016 crop year.