Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars

🕔Feb 16, 2018The National Cotton Council a series of regional information conference calls/webinars regarding provisions of the recently authorized 2018 Seed Cotton farm program.  This will cover  the seed cotton program, including […]

Cotton: Explaining The Basics Of New Seed Cotton Program

🕔Feb 13, 2018Effective with the 2018 crop, “seed cotton” is now a covered commodity under Title I of the 2014 farm bill and eligible for PLC (Price Loss Coverage) payments. For purposes […]

Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

🕔Jan 12, 2018Congress is attempting to reach an agreement on funding the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018; a short-term continuing resolution passed just before the holidays expires on January […]

Post-Hurricane: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter the Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

🕔Sep 11, 2017As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops. Among the issues facing […]

Texas Cotton Seed Sprouting in Mature Bolls; Lint Quality Questions

🕔Aug 24, 2016It’s wet in central and southeast Texas, and that’s not something you expect to hear this time of year.  In fact, some areas have had 9 straight days of rain. In this […]

Illinois: Growth Rates of Fertilizer, Pesticide, and Seed Costs over Time

🕔Jul 13, 2016Growth rates of fertilizer, pesticide, and seed costs have been higher in years following 2006 than they were between 1990 and 2006. In 2015, the sum of fertilizer, pesticide, and […]

Monsanto to Modernize Cotton Operations with New Facility in Texas

🕔Jan 13, 2016Monsanto Company announced plans today to begin construction of a new, state-of-the-art cotton seed processing facility in Lubbock, Texas. In cooperation with the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA), construction of […]

Florida Cotton: Rain Delays; Limited Supply of New Seed ReleaseS

🕔Apr 17, 2015We have had lots of rain across the region during the past week with over 6 inches recorded at the UF/IFAS West Florida REC, as of Thursday, April 16, with more […]

Texas Cotton: Should You Reduce Seeding Rates?

🕔Apr 8, 2015Along with variety selection, seed quality should be on cotton producers’ minds, especially considering the wet and cool spring in South and East Texas and current cotton prices. Also, one […]

Cotton: Insect Traits, Blight and RKN Resistance Top New Phytogen Varieties

🕔Jan 9, 2015Cotton growers looking for a top yielding cottonseed in 2015 have plenty of variety choices from PhytoGen. Three-gene insect trait technology and industry-leading root-knot-nematode (RKN) and bacterial blight resistance will be offered in the new […]

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