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Industry News For June 2019

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The Cotton Board Hires Mississippi Native The Cotton Board has hired David Miller as its new Mid-South Regional Communication Manager. Miller’s territory includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The Cotton Board’s RCMs work to ensure that stakeholders of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program in their respective territories are informed of the activities stemming from the program as conducted ... Read More »

Texas Ag Department Issues Section 24(c)s For 2 Dicamba Products

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The Texas Department of Agriculture has issued Section 24(c) Special Local Need labels for two dicamba herbicides to allow application up to 90 days after cotton planting. The products are Engenia Herbicide from BASF and XtendiMax herbicide with VaporGrip Technology from Bayer. The Section 24(c) is a change from the federal label, which prohibits application more than 60 days after ... Read More »

EPA Again Issues Section 18s For Transform WG Insecticide

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Cotton and sorghum producers are applauding Section 18 emergency use exemptions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Transform WG insecticide. Transform provides growers with an effective tool for controlling sap-feeding pests including major yield-robbers – tarnished plant bug in cotton and sugarcane aphid in sorghum. States receiving Section 18s for cotton production include Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, ... Read More »

Industry News For May 2019

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BASF Recognizes One Ton Club And Maximizer Club Farmers BASF recently celebrated cotton growers who achieved 4-bale or greater yields by welcoming them to the exclusive FiberMax One Ton Club for their 2018 harvest results. Ninety-one new members joined the club this year, bringing total membership to 1,181 cotton growers. Several members received special awards at a banquet held recently ... Read More »

Industry News For April 2019

Southeast, Delta and South Texas Farmers Honored Growers from the Southeast, Delta and South Texas regions were honored recently at the annual Stoneville Legacy Club celebration held in Destin, Florida. The club, now in its third year, recognizes cotton growers for their advanced knowledge and skill used to maximize yield and profit potential, as well as produce high-quality fiber. Twenty ... Read More »

Industry News For March 2019

Phosphorus Is About Availability, Not Quantity Phosphorus is often fixed and not available to the plant. Avail T5 Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancer from Verdesian Life Sciences helps unlock that P that is fixed in the soil, making it available for the plant. Avail T5 slows fixation by temporarily binding the positively charged calcium, magnesium, aluminum, and iron. The result is more ... Read More »