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Americot introduces 3 NexGen varieties for 2021

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Americot  Inc. has expanded its NexGen line of Bollgard 3 XtendFlex varieties for 2021 with the introduction of NG 3195 B3XF, NG 4190 B3XF and NG 5150 B3XF. These new varieties provide growers additional high-quality, high-yielding options with technology packages to protect their yield potential. NG 3195 B3XF is new early medium maturing variety that is fully loaded with Bollgard ... Read More »

Fine-Tune Plans Before Planting Begins

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I hope 2021 started out right for you. Here in the Texas High Plains, we have finally been blessed with some moisture, even if in the form of snow. The first half of January brought anywhere from 4 to 9 inches to much of West Texas. After melting, that may not amount to much, but we are certainly grateful for ... Read More »

PhytoGen announces 3 new Upland varieties for 2021

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PhytoGen cottonseed — Corteva Agriscience’s U.S. cottonseed brand — announced three new high-performing, high-yielding Upland varieties for 2021 during the recent Yielding Innovation virtual grower forum. Two of the three varieties feature the cottonseed industry’s first trait for reniform nematode resistance. Stacked with the PhytoGen Breeding Trait for root-knot nematode resistance, the two varieties are set to deliver the best ... Read More »

2021 Cotton Variety Guide

2021 cotton variety guide

The menu of cotton varieties from which to choose in 2021 includes a host of high-yielding, good-quality selections. To help you get started, seed companies from across the Cotton Belt provided information about their headliners. Discuss priorities with your consultant and seed representatives to match your operation’s needs with these outstanding characteristics and traits. And then place your order for ... Read More »

When should I switch to an earlier maturing variety?

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• By Guy Collins and Keith Edmiston • There have been quite a few calls over the past few days from growers asking when they should consider switching to early maturing varieties. This is largely driven by the significant delays in planting during late April and the first two weeks of May (prolonged, unsuitably cool weather) and the likelihood of ... Read More »

PhytoGen growers to trial reniform-resistant cotton varieties in 2020

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PhytoGen Horizon Network growers will plant the industry’s first reniform-resistant cottonseed varieties in 2020. A first for the cotton industry, these three PhytoGen pre-commercial varieties include the PhytoGen Breeding Trait for reniform resistance, which offers naturally occurring native traits for built-in, season-long protection. During the 2019 season, company cotton development specialists conducted on-farm trials evaluating the trait. The reniform-resistant varieties ... Read More »

Deltapine Class of ’20 features 6 new varieties with high yield potential

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U.S. cotton growers will have access to new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex varieties that have demonstrated the outstanding yield and fiber quality performance of DP1646 B2XF with the recent launch of the Deltapine Class of ’20 in New Orleans. “The Class of ’20 is the strongest class of varieties since starting the Deltapine New Product Evaluator Program in 2008,” Keylon Gholston, ... Read More »