Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Cotton Spin: So What Will 2015 Bring? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-so-what-will-2015-bring <div class="node-body article-body">The bullish, neutral, or bearish views of cotton ending stocks have some key differences among them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-so-what-will-2015-bring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-so-what-will-2015-bring#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:00:00 +0000 90661 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Opinions differ on prospects for the 2015 cotton crop but most expect price to remain on the low side.</p> Timely production meetings scheduled in coming weeks http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/timely-production-meetings-scheduled-coming-weeks <div class="node-body article-body">Production, farm bill, tillage meetings scheduled in coming weeks.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/timely-production-meetings-scheduled-coming-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/timely-production-meetings-scheduled-coming-weeks#comments Cotton Crops Conferences Tillage Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:16:00 +0000 90561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com China still big factor in cotton market http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-still-big-factor-cotton-market <div class="field-byline"> By Jason Pace, Oklahoma State University Extension economist, and John Robinson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every bale of Chinese cotton consumed by Chinese mills represents a one-bale decrease in export demand for the rest of the world—and there is a lot of Chinese cotton to be consumed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-still-big-factor-cotton-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/china-still-big-factor-cotton-market#comments Cotton Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:04:00 +0000 90351 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Economists say growrs should&nbsp; look for the 2015 average cotton price to be in the mid-50s to mid-60s range.</p> Rotation is key to SW High cotton Award winners’ success http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rotation-key-sw-high-cotton-award-winners-success <div class="node-body video-body">Weather is the biggest challenge facing Texas Southern Plains cotton producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rotation-key-sw-high-cotton-award-winners-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rotation-key-sw-high-cotton-award-winners-success#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 07 Jan 2015 22:53:00 +0000 90301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com George LaCour: 2015 High Cotton Award for Delta Farm Press http://southwestfarmpress.com/george-lacour-2015-high-cotton-award-delta-farm-press <div class="node-body link-body">George LaCour farms in a part of the world where it’s not much of an exaggeration to say he could grow almost anything he wants. But LaCour likes to grow cotton, and, although these are not the best of times for the crop, he continues to plant as much cotton as the weather and the market will allow.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/DSCN1246.jpg?1420639809" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/george-lacour-2015-high-cotton-award-delta-farm-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:07:00 +0000 90271 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Scheffler receives 2014 Cotton Genetics Research Award http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/scheffler-receives-2014-cotton-genetics-research-award <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Dr. Scheffler’s breeding research has improved the overall utility and value of cotton (both fiber and seed).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/scheffler-receives-2014-cotton-genetics-research-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/scheffler-receives-2014-cotton-genetics-research-award#comments Cotton Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:53:00 +0000 90251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Five farmers honored for efficiency and stewardship at High Cotton Awards Breakfast http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-farmers-honored-efficiency-and-stewardship-high-cotton-awards-breakfast <div class="node-body article-body">Five U.S. producers, including a father and son team from Texas, accepted the 2015 Farm Press High Cotton Award Jan. 6 during the annual awards breakfast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-farmers-honored-efficiency-and-stewardship-high-cotton-awards-breakfast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-farmers-honored-efficiency-and-stewardship-high-cotton-awards-breakfast#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:17:00 +0000 90241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>2015 High cotton Winners Ronnie and R.N. Hopper, Southwest;&nbsp; Rick Morgan, Southeast; George Lacour, Mid-South;and Mark Watt, Far West.</p> Weekly grain and cotton export report from Pat McClatchy http://southwestfarmpress.com/weekly-grain-and-cotton-export-report-pat-mcclatchy <div class="node-body link-body">Cotton, corn and soybean exports fell toward the end of the year, which usually happens as the holiday season comes to a close, says Pat McClatchy, executive vice president of the Ag Market Network in his weekly export wrap.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/weekly-grain-and-cotton-export-report-pat-mcclatchy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:26:00 +0000 90231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Mark Watte: High Cotton Award for Western Farm Press http://southwestfarmpress.com/mark-watte-high-cotton-award-western-farm-press <div class="node-body link-body">Cotton runs deep in the veins of the Watte family of Tulare, Calif. The family’s cotton roots date back 56 years to their first planting in 1959. While the first crop yielded two bales per acre, today’s Watte cotton yields are about four bales (2,000 pounds) with higher quality lint.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/1WatteFamilyInField.jpg?1420564717" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/mark-watte-high-cotton-award-western-farm-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:14:00 +0000 90221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rick Morgan: 2015 High Cotton Winner for the Southeast http://southwestfarmpress.com/rick-morgan-2015-high-cotton-winner-southeast <div class="node-body link-body"><p>For as long as he’s been farming in Gates County just south of the Virginia state line, Corapeake, N.C. farmer Rick Morgan has sought ways to make his land better. It’s a strategy he says is critical for achieving top yields.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southwestfarmpress.com/site-files/southwestfarmpress.com/files/rickmorgan.jpg?1420557453" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/rick-morgan-2015-high-cotton-winner-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:51:00 +0000 90211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com