Georgia Cotton: Variety Selection – Sometimes We Need Compromise

🕔Jun 28, 2019Weather is a big factor that all cotton producers have to consider during planting season. In Georgia, rainfall is almost always limited at some point and our producers are some […]

Cotton: ‘Exotic’ Genes May Improve Yield, Quality

🕔May 1, 2019Cotton breeders face a “Catch-22.” Yield from cotton crops is inversely related to fiber quality. In general, as yield improves, fiber quality decreases, and vice-versa. “This is one of the […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Choices – Worm and Weed Control Technologies

🕔Jan 30, 2019This week, I continue thinking about cotton varieties, but in a different way than the yield and quality aspects. The other major component to consider for variety selection is related […]

Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Target Spot in 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2019During 2018, the cotton official variety trial at Lucedale and Stoneville was evaluated for the response to target spot. Natural infection occurred during the season and plots were evaluated for […]

Virginia Cotton: Variety Choices – Keep Yields and Soil Types in Mind

🕔Jan 24, 2019We have two kinds of light soils – unproductive and productive. Unproductive light land is always bringing up the rear. It has a host of difficulties, including: nematodes, low potash […]

Virginia Cotton: 2019 Variety Report Card Coming Soon

🕔Jan 15, 20192019 began before 2018 was over for many local farmers this year.  This explains why some of the data from the research has been slower to become available and still […]

Mississippi Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Data

🕔Jan 9, 2019The final data for small plot official variety trials (OVT) as well as large plot, on-farm variety trials is now available.  Official variety trials were conducted at a total of […]

Tennessee Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Results Now Available

🕔Jan 8, 2019The 2018 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results Publication is now available online. This document contains detailed results from all harvested trails in the 2018 University of Tennessee Cotton Variety Testing […]

Arkansas Cotton: Making Variety Selections for 2019

🕔Jan 8, 2019Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps […]

Tennessee Corn, Cotton: 2019 Variety Trial Results – Podcast

🕔Dec 21, 2018Listen as Tyson Raper and Ryan Blair discuss cotton and corn variety trials in this week’s podcast.

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