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Sills Joins Georgia Cotton Commission

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce that Taylor Sills had joined the commission staff as Director of Public Affairs. Sills previously worked as the Young Farmer Coordinator at Georgia Farm Bureau. In this role, Sills coordinated activities to support, promote, and encourage Young Farmers within Georgia Farm Bureau. He also served GFB as a Marketing Specialist in the ... Read More »

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Thriving In Cotton Series Kicks Off In November Are resistant weeds a problem on your farm? Is bacterial blight or nematodes keeping you from reaching top yields? To help cotton farmers make next season their best yet, PhytoGen is sponsoring a Thriving in Cotton series beginning with the November issue of Cotton Farming. Each column will focus on a different ... Read More »

Industry News September 2017

Enter By Sept. 30 For A Chance To Win $20,000 To Transform Your Community Attention hometown heroes! Tell us how Transform WG insecticide has transformed your cotton fields and how $20,000 could improve your community. To enter the 2017 contest, go to www.transformmycommunity.com before the Sept 30 deadline arrives. The third annual Transform My Community Contest is sponsored by Dow AgroSciences ... Read More »

Industry News for August 2017

Be A Hometown Hero: Enter The Transform My Community Contest To Win $20,000 Attention hometown heroes! Tell us how Transform WG insecticide has transformed your cotton fields and how $20,000 could improve your community. The third annual Transform My Community Contest opens Aug. 1 to consultants and farmers in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. The contest is ... Read More »

Industry News for July 2017

John Deere Introduces New Tractor Display The John Deere 4640 Universal Display is part of the latest John Deere Generation 4 Operating System. This translates into better data collection, increased application functionality and greater choice for monitoring and managing many tractor-driven field operations. Farmers can use the most common John Deere applications — including AutoTrac, documentation and Section Control — in ... Read More »

Industry News June 2017

Transform WG Insecticide And Section 18s Update In 2015, the Environmental Protec-tion agency cancelled the label for Transform WG insecticide, manufactured by Dow AgroSciences. In October 2016, EPA established a limited registration, but that registration did not include cotton or grain sorghum. According to Dow AgroSciences, Transform controls plant bugs in cotton and sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum. Throughout 2016, states ... Read More »

Industry News May 2017

Samuel Jackson Inc. Receives Texas Rain Catcher Award The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently announced the recipients of its annual Texas Rain Catcher Award, a rainwater harvesting competition and recognition program, which began in 2007. Samuel Jackson Inc. was recognized in the manufacturing category. The award recognizes excellence in the application of rainwater harvesting systems in Texas, promotes rainwater ... Read More »