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Deltapine includes 5 new cotton varieties in Class of ’21

Deltapine plans to launch five new cotton varieties, including two new Bollgard 3 XtendFlex cotton varieties with resistance to both reniform and root-knot nematodes, as part of its Class of ’21. They were announced during the 2020 Deltapine New Product Evaluator Summit held virtually for the first time. “The Class of ’20 varieties set the bar so high that I ... 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 »

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 »

Industry News For April 2018

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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 »