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Plan To Attend Beltwide, Jan. 8-10, For Latest Research Information

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The 2020 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for Jan. 8-10, 2020, at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, will update attendees on the latest research and technology. The conferences, coordinated by the National Cotton Council, annually brings together university and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers, Extension personnel/agents, consultants and industry sales/support personnel. The forum helps U.S. cotton industry members tailor new ... Read More »

Industry News For August 2019

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EPA Registers Transform’s Active Ingredient For Cotton The Environmental Protection Agency has registered sulfoxaflor — the active ingredient in Transform WG from Corteva Agriscience — for several crops, including cotton. State registrations are pending. “This decision is supported by substantial data on human health and environmental affects, including many new studies on the effects of the insecticide on bees,” Alexandra ... Read More »

28 States Register Nufarm’s Nematicidal Seed Treatment

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Nufarm Americas Inc. has gained approval in 28 states for its new seed-applied nematicide, Trunemco, for use in soybeans, corn and cotton. This follows Environmental Protection Agency registration in May. States in which it is now registered include Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, South Carolina and North Carolina. For the latest in state registrations, visit Nufarm. It expected to be ... Read More »

Healthy Soils For Sustainable Cotton Field Day Set For July 25 In Arkansas

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Cotton producers are invited to participate in a Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Field Day, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., July 25, at the Brinkley Convention Center, 1501 Weatherby Dr., in Brinkley, Arkansas. After an overview of the day’s activities, producers will travel to area farms to learn more about equipment needs, cover crop mixes, soil biology and soil health ... Read More »

Industry News For July 2019

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Emerging Leaders Program Participants Selected Thirteen U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen for the National Cotton Council’s 2019-2020 Emerging Leaders Program. Representing the industry’s seven segments are: Producers – Philip Edwards III, Smithfield, Virginia; Jaclyn Ford, Alapaha, Georgia; Ben Good, Starkville, Mississippi; Kellon Lee, St. Joseph, Louisiana; Dean Rovey, Buckeye, Arizona; and Jake Sheely, Lemoore, California; Ginner – Burch ... Read More »