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Cotton USA, Oritain partner on cotton origin verification

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Cotton USA and Oritain have signed a partnership to provide forensic verification of origin for all U.S. cotton. A global first for the cotton industry, this collaboration will give brands and retailers the assurance they need to make responsible sourcing and purchasing decisions. “We’re thrilled that Cotton USA is taking the lead when it comes to traceability,” said Rupert Hodges, ... Read More »

Fresno Chamber of Commerce fetes two ag leaders who grow cotton

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The Fresno, California, Chamber of Commerce and Moss Adams have named Mark Borba and Bowles Farming Co. the 2019 Agriculturalist of the Year and the Ag Business of the Year, respectively. The 2019 Agriculturalist of the Year is awarded to an individual who exemplifies leadership and integrity in the Central Valley’s agricultural business community. The 2019 Ag Business Award is ... Read More »

Louisiana Ag Hall of Distinction seeking nominations

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The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is accepting nominations for its annual induction ceremony, which will be held March 26, 2020, in Baton Rouge. The nomination form can be obtained online at www.louisianaagriculturehallofdistinction.com or through any parish Louisiana State University AgCenter Extension office. The deadline for receiving nominations is Nov. 22. The Hall of Distinction is a program of the ... Read More »

Industry News For October 2019

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New ‘Thriving In Cotton’ Series Kicks Off In November To help cotton farmers make next season their best, PhytoGen is again sponsoring the “Thriving in Cotton” series in Cotton Farming. Throughout the series, producers and PhytoGen cotton development specialists from across the Cotton Belt will share their real-world experiences growing PhytoGen brand varieties. The series will share how these varieties ... Read More »

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 »