Arkansas Cotton: Variety Testing Program – 2-Year Averages Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
We strive to release yield information as quickly as possible to allow for unbiased comparisons to assist in the variety selection process for next year.  Seed providers are encouraging producers to […]

Cotton: Deltapine Rolls Out New Bollgard 3 XtendFlex Varieties Dec 15, 2019

🕔Dec 15, 2019
U.S. cotton growers will have access to new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex varieties that have demonstrated the outstanding yield and fiber quality performance of DP 1646 B2XF with the launch today […]

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

🕔Dec 6, 2019
Although 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, 2019
Harvest 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, 2019
As 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
Weather 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, 2019
Cotton 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, 2019
This 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, 2019
During 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 […]

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