Cotton en Proposed mergers by biotechnology firms could result in cotton seed price surge <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The study results suggest reason for concern, particularly in the pricing of cotton seed, where prices could jump as much as 18.2 percent.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Grains Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:48:00 +0000 101491 at <p>Cottonseed costs, as well as grains and soybeans, would escalate under seed company mergers, according to a Texas A&amp;M study.</p> Harvest gallery: Harvest time is a gut check <div class="node-body gallery-body">Harvest is report card time, when the cows come home, the chickens come in to roost and the hay is made.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crops Cotton Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Hay Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101481 at <p>Harvest time is an opportunity to evaluate.</p> COTTON SPIN: Mixed reactions to a bearish cotton benchmark <div class="node-body article-body">The increase in forecasted U.S. production resulted from a jumbled combination of acreage adjustments, both higher and lower. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:46:00 +0000 101461 at <p>The latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report (WASDE) indicate Texas had a 200,000 acre increase in planted and harvested acres.</p> American Pima cotton on its way back <div class="node-body article-body">Supima’s outgoing chairman, Keith Deputy of Chamberino, N.M., a Texas-New Mexico Pima grower, says Pima is on the rebound.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:12:00 +0000 101381 at <p>Pima cotton bloom in West Texas. Pima acreage is up this year in California, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico.</p> COTTON SPIN: Tinkering with the U.S. cotton forecast <div class="node-body article-body">The growing season in the Southwest is winding up in weird fashion. After a very hot and dry July, August was unusually wet. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:08:00 +0000 101341 at <p>late summer deluges in South Texas caused cottonseed to sprout in the bolls, lowering quality and production in many fields.</p> Texas AgriLife Extension Danny Davis, my good friend, has passed away <div class="node-body blog-body">The industry lost a farmer who pioneered conservation tillage and who showed that no-till cotton could produce yields and quality equal to clean-tilled fields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Farm Press Blog Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:15:00 +0000 101261 at <p>Danny Davis, Elk City, Okla., cotton farmer, died last week. He was just 60.</p> South Texas cotton hurt by prolonged rain <div class="field-byline"> Adam Russell, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prolonged wet conditions have been detrimental to cotton fields in the Upper Gulf Coast and Blacklands.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:33:00 +0000 101191 at <p>Cotton seeds have begun sprouting in many fields within the Upper Gulf Coast and Blacklands regions of Texas. Prolonged rainy conditions have prevented farmers from harvesting cotton, which is leading to various problems that could affect the quality of cotton coming from around 375,000 acres within those regions.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Gaylon Morgan) Paul Baumann, AgriLife weed specialist, retires <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Baumann has retired as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state weed specialist, stationed in College Station.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton People Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101161 at <p>Dr. Paul Baumann, the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service state weed specialist in College Station,retired Aug. 31</p> Ag Data Coalition adds Agri-AFC as founding member <div class="node-body article-body">ADC’s mission is to build a secure repository where farmers can manage the volumes of production information generated by their farms.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Bookkeeping/Accounting Tue, 06 Sep 2016 19:28:00 +0000 101131 at Cotton stalk destruction deadline delayed <div class="node-body article-body"> IPM Zone 2.2 has been granted a cotton stalk destruction deadline extension until Sept. 15. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Cotton Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:05:00 +0000 101081 at <p>Cotton stalk destruction deadline has been extended until Sept. 15 in South Texas IPM zone 2.2</p>