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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 »

Industry News for December 2017

Cotton Farmer High Yielders Deserve A Ton Of Credit Big yields deserve big recognition. Now in its 13th year, the FiberMax One Ton Club has recognized more than 1,000 elite cotton growers, and signups are now open. Qualified growers who attend the annual banquet in Lubbock, Texas, also can enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win a two-year lease ... Read More »

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 »