North Carolina Cotton: On-Farm Variety Evaluation Yield Results Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019Although 2019 brought widespread and severe drought stress to many areas in NC during June and July, this year turned out to be a decent year for cotton in most […]

Arkansas Cotton: 2019 County Variety Testing Update Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Harvest of the last large-plot county variety test was a long time coming as the 2019 harvest is all but complete in Arkansas.  We strive to release yield information as quickly […]

Arkansas Cotton: 2019 County Variety Testing Update Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019As of November 12, approximately 90 percent of the states’ cotton acreage has been harvested. Unfortunately we are not that far along with our variety trials.  We still have 6 locations across […]

Cottonseed: New Dual Purpose Variety Usable for Food, Fiber Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to ultra-low gossypol cottonseed, ULGCS, to be utilized as human food and in animal feed, something Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Georgia Cotton: Variety Selection – Sometimes We Need Compromise Jun 28, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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 […]

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