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Cotton’s Tradition Creates Optimism

BY LIA GUTHRIE PUBLISHER As most of you may know, I usually try starting my yearly Publisher’s Note with some profound quote. This year, there is a couple that come to mind. The first one is, “to everything there is a season.” Some of us may initially think the verse is from the hit song of the mid-60s; but it ... Read More »

UC-Davis Scientist Awarded Special Grant

New grants totaling $8.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Agency for Internat-ional Development and industry partners are helping University of California-Davis plant scientist Eduardo Blumwald reach out to feed and fuel the world. With his laboratory colleagues, Blumwald uses genetic engineering to improve the drought tolerance and efficiency of switchgrass, a native North American grass valued for ... Read More »

BWCC To Host Consultants Again

Consultants are an important part of cotton production each year and will be one of the most important groups attending the Beltwide Cotton Conferences (BWCC) on Jan. 7-10 in San Antonio, Texas. For the sixth consecutive year, the event will host a Consultants’ Conference that includes a half-day program beginning at noon on Jan. 7 at the Marriott Riverwalk Hotel. ... Read More »