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Industry News For April 2018

past cotton consultant of the year winners

SCGA Honors Tensas Parish Farmers Hardwick Planting Co. in partnership with the LSU AgCenter received the Southern Cotton Ginners Association Ag Achievement Award at the annual meeting held March 1 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Tensas Parish farmer Jay Hardwick and sons, Marshall and Mead, were honored along with the AgCenter for the development and adoption of agriculture research ... Read More »

Industry News For March 2018

Texan To Lead The National Cotton Council In 2018 Ron Craft, a cotton producer and fifth-generation ginner from Plains, Texas, was elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2018. Named during the NCC’s 2018 annual meeting, Craft moves up from NCC vice chairman to succeed Ronnie Lee, a cotton producer from Bronwood, Georgia. Active in state and national farm and gin ... Read More »

Industry News For February 2018

CropMetrics 2018 Inaugural Precision Irrigation Summit CropMetrics is a precision agriculture company specializing in precision irrigation management. The company is hosting a free Irrigation Summit, Feb. 14, at the Clarksdale Country Club, 905 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi. The summit begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at noon. Industry leaders will discuss the “why” and “how” of precision irrigation and ... Read More »

Industry News For January 2018

CA Department Of Pesticide Regulations Finalized Pesticide Use Around Schools The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has adopted the official regulations regarding the use of agricultural pesticides near schools and licensed child daycare facilities. The regulations took effect on Jan. 1. The new rule prohibits most applications within a quarter mile around schools and daycare facilities from 6 a.m. to ... Read More »