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Deltapine To Launch Special Music Video With the 2013 cotton harvest in full swing, Deltapine has announced the release of the much anticipated official music video to the song, “Where Heroes are Made,” which was written earlier in the year as a special tribute to farmers participating in the Deltapine New Product Evaluator (NPE) program. The music video, shot on ... Read More »

Abundance Of Information: BWCC in NOLA

Abundance Of Information Available To Attendees At 2014 BWCC In New Orleans Those involved in helping producers make key cotton production/marketing-related decisions – including consultants, researchers, Extension specialists/agents and industry sales/support personnel – will find an abundance of information at the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for Jan. 6-8 at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel. The National Cotton Council-coordinated forum ... Read More »

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Mississippi State To Host Row Crop Short Course Mississippi State University’s Extension Service will host its annual Row Crop Short Course on Dec. 2-4 at the Bost Extension Center on the campus. Online registration is available at: //msucares.com/rowcrops/shortcourse/index.html. Pre-registration is free until Nov. 29 at which time the fee increases to $40. The Short Course will begin on the morning ... Read More »

Monsanto Receives Gulf Guardian Award

At a recent ceremony in Tampa, Fla., the Gulf of Mexico Program recognized Monsanto with the first place 2013 Gulf Guardian Award in the Business/Industry category for the company’s Mississippi River Watershed Partnership. The program applauded the efforts of Monsanto and its partners for their efforts in environmental stewardship for the benefit of the Gulf of Mexico. “On behalf of ... Read More »

USDA Assisting In Hurricane Relief

As part of federal efforts to provide necessary support to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has provided $5.3 million in Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program funds to 11 states affected by the storm. EWP – an emergency recovery program – re-sponds to emergencies created by natural disasters ... Read More »

My Friend Frank

By Emory Jones Cleveland, Ga. My old friend Frank was a pig. I don’t mean that he was sloppy, although he was pretty informal. No, Frank was a real pig, curly tail and all. Here’s how we met; it was up in North Dakota – just outside Hoople. Or maybe it was Can Do – I can’t remember. Anyway, I ... Read More »

It’s A Season For Giving Thanks

By Tommy Horton Editor And so we come to the end of 2012, reflecting on what actually happened during these previous 12 months, while looking ahead to what might await us in 2013. The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are a good time to pause and do this kind of reminiscing. We should be thankful for what we have, but, more ... Read More »