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World Ag Expo names ‘Top 10 New Products’

MY20 8RX by John Deere

Results are in for World Ag Expo’s Top-10 New Products Competition, with the winners being showcased Feb. 11-13, 2020, during the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. Exhibitors submitted new products for judging by a panel comprising farmers, ranchers and industry professionals. The Top-10 New Products competition is once again sponsored by Bank of America, according to a news release. ... Read More »

Industry News For April 2018

past cotton consultant of the year winners

SCGA Honors Tensas Parish Farmers Hardwick Planting Co. in partnership with the LSU AgCenter received the Southern Cotton Ginners Association Ag Achievement Award at the annual meeting held March 1 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Tensas Parish farmer Jay Hardwick and sons, Marshall and Mead, were honored along with the AgCenter for the development and adoption of agriculture research ... Read More »

Industry News

Red River Crops Conference To Address Variety Of Topics Producers in the Red River area of Oklahoma and Texas will have a chance to hear an update on several important ag production topics on Jan. 28-29 at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus, Okla. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. each morning, and the program concludes at 4 p.m. On ... Read More »

What are you hoping for in the 2014 cotton crop season?

I am hoping for a lot of things, and I certainly hope that by the time this magazine is published in January that we’ll have a Farm Bill. We need for that to happen, along with a settlement of the WTO/Brazil case. And I am also hoping for some stability in the markets – especially as it pertains to China and India. It distresses me that these two countries’ actions can have such a significant impact on what happens to U.S. cotton in terms of cotton prices. Read More »

Stoneville Jeans Reflect Unique Style, Quality

BY ANDREW OLAH PRESIDENT/CEO, OLAH, INC. NEW YORK, N.Y. Stoneville’s Quality We all know that once upon a time there was a Mr. Levi Strauss, who came to America from Bavaria and started selling jeans to miners in San Francisco. We also know there was a Mr. Henry Davis Lee who started another jean company. Both gentlemen left legacies that ... Read More »

Tribute To Consultants

No matter what month of the season, you can always find these unsung heroes’ “footprints in the field.” Through the years, the cotton consultant has always been a crucial part of any producer’s operation. He walks the fields, monitors the crop’s progress and is the eyes and ears for the farmer every day. In many respects, the consultant is a ... Read More »