Cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Shane Stephens to lead National Cotton Council in 2016 http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016 <div class="field-deck"> Georgia producer Ronnie Lee to serve as vice chairman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">National Cotton Council names Shane Stephens of Staplcotn producer cooperative to serve as chairman during what promises to be turbulent 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/shane-stephens-lead-national-cotton-council-2016#comments Cotton Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:21:00 +0000 132411 at http://deltafarmpress.com Use cotton variety tests to confirm commercial herbicide tolerance, yield potential http://deltafarmpress.com/monsanto/use-cotton-variety-tests-confirm-commercial-herbicide-tolerance-yield-potential <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored By: </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With new, high-yielding germplasm available for planting, growers seeking to maximize production are encouraged to check out cotton variety tests that match their field management systems when determining what to plant in 2016. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/monsanto/use-cotton-variety-tests-confirm-commercial-herbicide-tolerance-yield-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/monsanto/use-cotton-variety-tests-confirm-commercial-herbicide-tolerance-yield-potential#comments Cotton Monsanto Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:20:00 +0000 132191 at http://deltafarmpress.com Crawford: Rural communities ‘hurt’ by cottonseed proposal rejection http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/crawford-rural-communities-hurt-cottonseed-proposal-rejection <div class="node-body video-body">Rep. Rick Crawford says rural economies may be hurt the most by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's saying no to designation of cottonseed as an other oilseed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/crawford-rural-communities-hurt-cottonseed-proposal-rejection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/crawford-rural-communities-hurt-cottonseed-proposal-rejection#comments Cotton Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:35:00 +0000 132391 at http://deltafarmpress.com O.A. Cleveland to headline next Ag Market Network conference call http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/oa-cleveland-headline-next-ag-market-network-conference-call <div class="node-body article-body">February Ag Market Network Conference Call will feature a negative Dr. O.A. Cleveland giving his thoughts on the 2016 cotton market outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/oa-cleveland-headline-next-ag-market-network-conference-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/oa-cleveland-headline-next-ag-market-network-conference-call#comments Cotton Markets Management Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:27:00 +0000 132371 at http://deltafarmpress.com More cotton acres in 2016? NCC survey shows 6.2-percent increase http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/more-cotton-acres-2016-ncc-survey-shows-62-percent-increase <div class="field-deck"> Mid-South acreage forecast up 25 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">National Cotton Council's Early Season Planting Intentions Survey shows growers intend to plant 6.2-percent more cotton acres in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/more-cotton-acres-2016-ncc-survey-shows-62-percent-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/more-cotton-acres-2016-ncc-survey-shows-62-percent-increase#comments Cotton Markets Management Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:45:00 +0000 132351 at http://deltafarmpress.com Conaway says farm bill gives Vilsack OK for cottonseed designation http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-says-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation <div class="field-deck"> House Ag chairman cites aid for dairy producers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway takes issue with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's interpretation of cottonseed eligibility as oilseed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-says-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/conaway-says-farm-bill-gives-vilsack-ok-cottonseed-designation#comments Cotton Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:02:00 +0000 132341 at http://deltafarmpress.com Roundup Ready 2 Xtend approval: What does it mean for producers? http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/roundup-ready-2-xtend-approval-what-does-it-mean-producers <div class="field-byline"> Tom Barber, University of Arkansas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto announced on Feb. 3 that Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans have gained import approval in China. This is long-awaited news for Arkansas producers, because seed for planting this technology has been available for at least a year now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/roundup-ready-2-xtend-approval-what-does-it-mean-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/roundup-ready-2-xtend-approval-what-does-it-mean-producers#comments Cotton Soybeans Management Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Fri, 05 Feb 2016 17:10:00 +0000 132281 at http://deltafarmpress.com New UA variety offers premium in low-price cotton era: Part III http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-ua-variety-offers-premium-low-price-cotton-era-part-iii <div class="node-body video-body">Marianna, Ark., producer Nathan Reed continues his discussion of conventional vs. GMO cotton varieties in this video from the National Conservation Systems Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-ua-variety-offers-premium-low-price-cotton-era-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/new-ua-variety-offers-premium-low-price-cotton-era-part-iii#comments Cotton Management Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:27:00 +0000 132311 at http://deltafarmpress.com Commodity certificates now available for redeeming cotton marketing loans http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans <div class="field-deck"> Certificates announcement follows no on oilseed designation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA announces availability of commodity certificates for redeeming cotton in marketing loan to help producers and keep crops moving. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/commodity-certificates-now-available-redeeming-cotton-marketing-loans#comments Cotton Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:09:00 +0000 132291 at http://deltafarmpress.com Comparing conventional and GMO weed control costs in cotton: Part II http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/comparing-conventional-and-gmo-weed-control-costs-cotton-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Marianna, Ark., producer Nathan Reed is growing conventional cotton on his farm, outlines cost differences for weed control under two systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/comparing-conventional-and-gmo-weed-control-costs-cotton-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/comparing-conventional-and-gmo-weed-control-costs-cotton-part-ii#comments Cotton Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:13:00 +0000 132251 at http://deltafarmpress.com