North Carolina Cotton: Pilot Program Offers Seed Quality Testing Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
By now, most folks are aware of the seed quality issues that occurred during 2019, when a few lot numbers of a couple of varieties were planted in relatively good […]

Plains Cotton Growers – 2019 Seed Cost Calculator Now Available Feb 22, 2019

🕔Feb 22, 2019
The 2019 version of the Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. Seed Cost Calculator is ready and available for download from the PCG website. The PCG seed cost calculator is an interactive […]

Cotton: Where To Learn About “Seed Cotton” Program – Conference Calls, Webinars Feb 16, 2018

🕔Feb 16, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Effective 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, 2018

🕔Jan 12, 2018
Congress 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, 2017

🕔Sep 11, 2017
As 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, 2016

🕔Aug 24, 2016
It’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, 2016

🕔Jul 13, 2016
Growth 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, 2016

🕔Jan 13, 2016
Monsanto 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, 2015

🕔Apr 17, 2015
We 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 […]

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