Cotton http://deltafarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 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 Farm bill spending criticism off target — again http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Activists groups begin piling on after falling crop prices drive up spending for farm bill programs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/blog/farm-bill-spending-criticism-target-again#comments Cotton Soybeans Corn Rice Wheat Peanuts Livestock Markets Government Management Equipment Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:01:00 +0000 132241 at http://deltafarmpress.com Cotton leaders not ready to throw in the towel on oilseed designation http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation <div class="field-deck"> Ag Secretary says program change would cost $1 billion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">House Ag Committee chair, cotton industry leaders say they will continue search for assistance to farmers in time of low prices and poor demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-leaders-not-ready-throw-towel-oilseed-designation#comments Cotton Government Management Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:19:00 +0000 132201 at http://deltafarmpress.com Photo: Delta Farm Press China approval clears path for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/china-approval-clears-path-roundup-ready-2-xtend-soybeans <div class="field-deck"> Monsanto still awaiting EPA approval for new dicamba formulation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">China approves imports of dicamba-tolerant soybeans; Monsanto announces plans for launch of new varieties containing the new trait.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/china-approval-clears-path-roundup-ready-2-xtend-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/soybeans/china-approval-clears-path-roundup-ready-2-xtend-soybeans#comments Cotton Soybeans Agriculture Technology Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:33:00 +0000 132181 at http://deltafarmpress.com Nathan Reed: Surviving with 'un-conventional' cotton in 2016: Part I http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/nathan-reed-surviving-un-conventional-cotton-2016-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Arkansas producer expanding plantings of conventional cotton to try to survive the current cost-price squeeze in the Cotton Belt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/nathan-reed-surviving-un-conventional-cotton-2016-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deltafarmpress.com/cotton/nathan-reed-surviving-un-conventional-cotton-2016-part-i#comments Cotton Agriculture Technology Weed Control Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:48:00 +0000 132171 at http://deltafarmpress.com