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Cotton byproducts may supplement cattle feed

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With cotton harvest complete, producers now wait for ginning to wrap up as preparations begin for another year. Livestock owners, on the other hand, are gearing up to purchase cotton byproducts to supplement minerals and feed throughout the winter months. Alabama Cooperative Extension System beef specialist Kim Mullenix said the Southeast is one of the largest cotton-producing regions in the ... Read More »

WinField United moves Croplan cotton to its Armor brand

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WinField United will add cotton to its Armor brand seed offerings for the 2021 growing season. Armor, a brand long known by farmers in the Southern United States, will continue to build on its promise of delivering quality products, providing agronomic support and advocating for farmers as WinField United moves its proprietary cotton seed from Croplan to the Armor portfolio. ... Read More »

Blue Jeans Go Green program and PhytoGen renew partnership for 2020

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Building on a successful first year, PhytoGen cottonseed brand will again team with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program for 2020. As before, PhytoGen will organize denim collection drives at industry events across the Cotton Belt to help promote cotton’s sustainability and reduce textile waste. In early 2019, PhytoGen became the first cottonseed company to collaborate with ... Read More »

Cottonseed Oil Is Part Of The Recipe At Café Du Monde

• By Stacey Gorman, Director Of Communications, The Cotton Board • Sitting in a bustling café at dawn as the city of New Orleans wakes up from its all-night festivities can only mean you’re at Café du Monde. This is one of the world’s most famous coffee shops and a New Orleans institution. Sipping a stout chicory coffee or creamy ... Read More »

Edible Cottonseed Research

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• By Kay Ledbetter • Cottonseed ground into flour to deliver protein to millions of people, a project to which Dr. Keerti Rathore has devoted more than half his professional career, is one step closer to reality. Rathore, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant biotechnologist in College Station, received word that Texas A&M’s “Petition for Determination of Non-regulated Status for Ultra-Low ... Read More »

As Arkansas Cotton Acres Rebound, So Do Gin Numbers

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The number of active cotton gins in Arkansas rose to 33 in 2017, paralleling an increase in cotton acres, according to statistics from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. “With a recovery in cotton acres the last couple of years, Arkansas is also seeing some gins come back to life,” says Scott Stiles, Extension economist for the University of Arkansas System ... Read More »