Agfax Buzz:
    September 5, 2013
    cotton-rows-close-copyright-southern-images-2012-08042012-feature

    Focus on Cotton: New Site Offers 24-7 On-Demand Webinars

    AgFax.Com - Your Online Ag News Source

    From a Press Release

    Growers and crop consultants across the Cotton Belt now have a new and freely accessible resource to “focus on” this year. Focus on Cotton, a crop management resource that features monthly webcasts from noted experts in the cotton industry.

    This new resource is a joint effort of Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network (PMN), a nonprofit publisher of science-based crop management information for growers, consultants, and other applied audiences.“Growers, consultants and researchers lead busy lives and don’t always have time to attend meetings to learn about the latest advances in cotton research,” said Ryan Kurtz, Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research at Cotton Incorporated and chair of the Focus on Cotton editorial committee. “Development of these open access webcasts allows anyone to go online at their convenience to stay current on the latest research developments.”

    The central feature of Focus on Cotton is its 24/7 on-demand webcasts. Throughout 2013, these audio-visual presentations will offer practical information and guidance in various areas of crop management, including weeds, nutrients, irrigation, diseases, and insects.  Collectively, they will apply to all areas of the U.S. where cotton is grown.

    The site is now online and available for viewing here, with the latest webinars posted including:

    1.     Basics of Cotton Defoliation.
    2.     Why yield mapping is important.
    3.     How to handle round modules in the field and gin.
    4.     Preparing pickers, strippers for harvest, plus best practices for storing seed cotton via our harvest systems.


    Tags: , , , , ,

    Leave a Reply

    Name and Email Address are required fields. Your email will not be published or shared with third parties.

    Agfax Cotton News

    Doane Cotton Close: Strong Exports Continue10-30

    ELS Cotton Competitive Payment Rate Is Zero10-30

    AFB Cotton Close: Futures Retrace Gains10-30

    DTN Cotton Close: Reverses off New High to End Lower10-30

    Kansas Officials Point Out Flaws in Clean Water Act – DTN10-30

    Ag Secretary Discusses Challenges Facing Future Farmers — DTN10-30

    Mississippi: Fall Tests for Nematodes Help Keep Crops Healthy10-30

    DTN Cotton Open: Futures Tick Near Unchanged10-30

    U.S. Energy: Gas Prices Drop to Lowest Since December 201010-30

    Gasoline Prices: Average Drops 6 Cents10-30

    Propane Stocks: Down 1.3M Barrels10-30

    Diesel Prices: Decrease by 2 Cents10-30

    New Research Study Shows the Value of Neonics10-30

    Keith Good: Drought Impacts California Rice; Farm Land Market Cools10-30

    Doane Cotton Close: 3rd Day of Strong Gains10-29

    Texas: Pecos County Pesticide Workshop, Fort Stockton, Nov. 1810-29

    DTN Cotton Close: Jumps to 5-Week High10-29

    Georgia: Cotton Pickin’ Sunrise10-29

    Georgia: Brooks County Clean Day Rescheduled to Nov. 1210-29

    Missouri Cotton: New Interactive Map for Pest Monitoring10-29

    AgFax Cotton Review: U.S.’s High Quality Offers Market Resilience10-29

    Tennessee Cotton: Farm Bill-STAX Workshop Slated Nov. 20 in Jackson10-29

    DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Demand May Fall with Crop Prices10-29

    DTN Cotton Open: Surges to Triple-Digit Gain10-29

    Alabama Cotton: In Southern Counties, Don’t Wait Longer On Cotton Defoliation10-29

    Keith Good: Pressure Increases on EPA to Withdraw New Water Rule10-29

    Doane Cotton Close: Strong Day, Good Pricing Opportunity10-28

    AFB Cotton Close: Futures Move Higher10-28

    DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on 11-Day High10-28

    Texas Crop Weather: Sugarcane Aphids Here to Stay10-28

    Mississippi Wild Hogs: Trapping Is the Best Control Method10-28

    Virginia Cotton: Warm Weather Comes at Good Time10-28

    DTN Fertilizer Trends: Stubborn Prices Pose Dilemma for Grain Farmers10-28

    Missouri: 2014 Insecticide Survey Summary10-28

    DTN Cotton Open: Slight Gains in Quiet Dealings10-28

    Keith Good: Corn, Soybean Harvests Advance, Still Behind Average Pace10-28

    AFB Cotton Close: Prices Mostly Higher10-27