Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Survey will collect data on resistant pigweed control systems http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/survey-will-collect-data-resistant-pigweed-control-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The Extension team solicits farmer support in collecting data to help gauge the extent of glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth in West Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/survey-will-collect-data-resistant-pigweed-control-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/survey-will-collect-data-resistant-pigweed-control-systems#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 02 May 2016 21:08:00 +0000 98631 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas AgriLife survey will gather information on herbicide resistant pigweed.</p> Aerial surveys can spot boll weevil hideouts http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/aerial-surveys-can-spot-boll-weevil-hideouts <div class="field-byline"> Dennis O&#039;Brien </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airborne imagery can be used to estimate cotton stalk regrowth when the leaf canopies of cotton plants are at least 8 to 12 inches wide. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/aerial-surveys-can-spot-boll-weevil-hideouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/aerial-surveys-can-spot-boll-weevil-hideouts#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:43:00 +0000 98571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com China has pulled back on cotton but remains a major player http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player <div class="node-body article-body">China's reduction of subsidies and decision to reduce its reserve stocks will impact cotton market, but no one is sure how just yet, NCC official says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-has-pulled-back-cotton-remains-major-player#comments Cotton Government Markets Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:31:00 +0000 98541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images Ramkumar wins 2016 President’s Excellence in Commercialization Award http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ramkumar-wins-2016-president-s-excellence-commercialization-award <div class="node-body article-body">Ramkumar’s research focuses on developing value-added materials using nonwovens and nanotechnology</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ramkumar-wins-2016-president-s-excellence-commercialization-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ramkumar-wins-2016-president-s-excellence-commercialization-award#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:22:00 +0000 98521 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Emerging Leaders selected for 2016-17 National Cotton Council program http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/emerging-leaders-selected-2016-17-national-cotton-council-program <div class="node-body article-body"> U.S. cotton’s central organization needs leaders who are willing to embrace the responsibilities that come with working to ensure a healthy future for the U.S. cotton industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/emerging-leaders-selected-2016-17-national-cotton-council-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/emerging-leaders-selected-2016-17-national-cotton-council-program#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:29:00 +0000 98491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com COTTON SPIN: China’s cotton reserve policy: details and implications http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-china-s-cotton-reserve-policy-details-and-implications <div class="node-body article-body">China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NRCD) made a long-awaited announcement about how and when they will begin selling off their cotton reserves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-china-s-cotton-reserve-policy-details-and-implications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-china-s-cotton-reserve-policy-details-and-implications#comments Cotton Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0000 98451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Superior grade new crop cotton should continue to benefit from its relative scarcity in the world, as it has for several years.</p> News of agribusiness: 2016 Deltapine NPE program features Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-2016-deltapine-npe-program-features-bollgard-ii-xtendflex-cotton <div class="node-body article-body">“Each new class of Deltapine cotton varieties has resulted in improved yield potential, better fiber quality and agronomic solutions for growers across the Cotton Belt.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-2016-deltapine-npe-program-features-bollgard-ii-xtendflex-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-2016-deltapine-npe-program-features-bollgard-ii-xtendflex-cotton#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:28:00 +0000 98361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Representative farms showing little but red ink over next four years http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/representative-farms-showing-little-red-ink-over-next-four-years <div class="node-body article-body">“The results for our feed grain and oilseed farms, as well as wheat and cotton farms, are the worst (in terms of the highest percentage of farms in the poor category) since the late 1990s,” said Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Agriculture and Food Policy Center. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/representative-farms-showing-little-red-ink-over-next-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/representative-farms-showing-little-red-ink-over-next-four-years#comments Cotton Cotton Grains Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:08:00 +0000 98341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>U.S. feed grain, oilseed, wheat and cotton farms face the bleakest outlook they&rsquo;ve seen since the late 1990s in terms of financial condition and their long-term prospects for survivability, said&nbsp;Joe Outlaw, co-director of the Agriculture and Food Policy Center in testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.</p> Plains Cotton Growers’ annual meeting is heavy on politics http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/plains-cotton-growers-annual-meeting-heavy-politics <div class="node-body article-body">Becoming involved in the political process, especially during hard times in farm country, should be a priority.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/plains-cotton-growers-annual-meeting-heavy-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/plains-cotton-growers-annual-meeting-heavy-politics#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:58:00 +0000 98331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As planting time nears in the Texas High Plains, producers have management decisions to consider, but they also have an election year on their minds that could have significant ramifications for agriculture.</p> Villalba named PCG Cotton Extension Agent of the Year http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/villalba-named-pcg-cotton-extension-agent-year <div class="node-body article-body">These producers determined they gained an $11.35 per acre economic benefit from Villalba’s programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/villalba-named-pcg-cotton-extension-agent-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/villalba-named-pcg-cotton-extension-agent-year#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:33:00 +0000 98321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>John Villalba, Swisher County agriculture Extension agent, accepts the PCG Cotton Extension Agent of the Year from PCH president&nbsp; Shawn Holladay during the recent PCG annual meeting in Lubbock.</p>