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Industry News for August 2015

Tidewater Research Station To Host Cotton Field Day The Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Suffolk, Va., will host its 2015 Cotton Field Day on Aug. 11, beginning at 8 a.m. A broad range of cotton discipline research findings will be presented at nine different tour stops by some of the leading researchers in Virginia and North Carolina. “The ... Read More »

July 2015 Industry News

Tractor To Army Soldier Rush Limbaugh and Mahindra USA announced the winner of the Mahindra Tractors Military Salute Giveaway on The Rush Limbaugh Show. Shep Snow, an Army veteran from Sagle, Idaho, will receive a new Mahindra eMax 22HST tractor with loader in recognition for his service to the military. Entries in the promotion nearly doubled in its second year. ... Read More »

Industry News for June 2015

12 Cotton Industry Members Chosen For NCC’s Emerging Leaders Program Twelve U.S. cotton industry members have been chosen to participate in the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) Emerging Leaders Program for 2015-16. Participants include: Producers: Rafe Banks, Clarkedale, Ark. Brandon Brooks, Phoenix, Ariz. Matt Coley, Vienna, Ga. Paul Minzenmayer, Rowena, Texas. Sutton Page, Avoca, Texas. Brad Williams, Burlison, Tenn. Ginners: Phillip ... Read More »

Industry News for May 2015

Transform Receives Section 18 Exemption Dow AgroSciences has announced that, in response to the states’ requests, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted Section 18 emergency-use exemptions in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia and Texas for the application of Transform WG insecticide for control of sugarcane aphids in sorghum. Section 18 approvals are still pending in five other states. Transform is ... Read More »

Industry News for April 2015

Americot Introduces Three Varieties For 2015 Following the deregulation of Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton by USDA in January, Americot is introducing three new Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton varieties for the 2015 growing season. The new varieties will incorporate two-gene insect protection and triple herbicide tolerance to three different herbicides – glyphosate, glufosinate and dicamba. Glyphosate and glufosinate herbicides are currently ... Read More »

Feb. 2015 Cotton Industry News

PhytoGen Introduces New Varieties For 2015 PhytoGen has announced its lineup of new cotton varieties for 2015, and they will have three-gene insect trait technology and industry leading rootknot- nematode (RKN) and bacterial blight resistance. One of the most broadly adaptable new varieties being launched with outstanding yield potential is PhytoGen’s PHY 333 WRF. This variety is an early to ... Read More »

Industry News

Pre-Registration Begins For Mid-South Farm/Gin Show Companies or interested parties planning to attend the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show on Feb. 27-28 at the Cook Convention Center may register online by going to www.farmandginshow.com or calling (901) 947-3104. The show, which is the largest indoor farm show in the country, features more than 400 exhibitors, Mid- South crop information, equipment ... Read More »