Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Gary Adams named to be next president, CEO of Cotton Council http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-cotton-council <div class="node-body article-body"> Gary Adams will succeed Mark Lange as National Cotton Council CEO, who has announced he will retire at the end of February, 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-cotton-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gary-adams-named-be-next-president-ceo-cotton-council#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:32:00 +0000 89531 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>GARY ADAMS, left, currently vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, visits with Ted Schneider, a producer from Lake Providence, La., at STAX/Farm Bill Workshop held by the Council, the Louisiana Farm Bureau and the Louisiana Cotton &amp; Grain Association in Monroe./</p> Recent freeze came at good time for South Plains cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/recent-freeze-came-good-time-south-plains-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"This freeze shut everything down, terminated the crop, and hopefully opened up some bolls that weren’t open yet.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/recent-freeze-came-good-time-south-plains-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/recent-freeze-came-good-time-south-plains-cotton#comments Cotton Cotton Freeze Damage Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:52:00 +0000 89431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton in some areas of the South Plains received 1 inch to 2 inches of snow on Nov. 16, according to reports from Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service county agents.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Steve Burns) Red River Crops Conference features wide range of topics http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-features-wide-range-topics <div class="node-body article-body">The Red river Crops Conference is a cooperative venture between Oklahoma State University and Texas AgriLife Research and Extension programs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-features-wide-range-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-features-wide-range-topics#comments Cotton Crops Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:54:00 +0000 89411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Randy Boman and Gary Strickland at inaugural Red River Crops Conference last January.</p> Five years later and Santana textile operation on hold http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-years-later-and-santana-textile-operation-hold <div class="node-body article-body">Perry awarded Santana a $1.65 million grant in 2008 through the Texas Enterprise Fund to support the building and operation of the new denim facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-years-later-and-santana-textile-operation-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/five-years-later-and-santana-textile-operation-hold#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 89341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com The Bottom Line of USDA’s Latest Cotton Projections http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bottom-line-usda-s-latest-cotton-projections <div class="node-body article-body">The November projections of U.S. cotton supply and demand numbers had only a few changes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bottom-line-usda-s-latest-cotton-projections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bottom-line-usda-s-latest-cotton-projections#comments Cotton Fiber Crops Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:46:00 +0000 89321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Resistant-weed problems could be bad again next year http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/resistant-weed-problems-could-be-bad-again-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Producers who continued to rely on Roundup-only this year may have faced an uphill battle all season as they tried to manage resistant pigweed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/resistant-weed-problems-could-be-bad-again-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/resistant-weed-problems-could-be-bad-again-next-year#comments Cotton Cotton Resistant Weeds Fri, 07 Nov 2014 19:56:00 +0000 89301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>ESCAPES late in the&nbsp; season may be Roundup resistant pigweed, and producers should be prepared for heavy pressure next season.</p> Deltapine variety most popular cotton in Southwest http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deltapine-variety-most-popular-cotton-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">The most popular individual cotton variety in the United States in 2014 was PHY 499 WRF, planted on 9.25 percent of U.S. acres, followed by ST 4946 GLB2, 6.7 percent, DP 1044 B2RF, 6.67 percent, FM 1944 GLB2, 6.04 percent and FM 2484 B2F, 4.38 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deltapine-variety-most-popular-cotton-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deltapine-variety-most-popular-cotton-southwest#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:36:00 +0000 89231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com COTTON SPIN: Thoughts from the world’s largest cotton patch http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-thoughts-world-s-largest-cotton-patch <div class="node-body article-body"> Representing less than 40 percent of China’s cotton acreage, Xinjiang accounts for 50 percent and 60 percent of China’s production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-thoughts-world-s-largest-cotton-patch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-thoughts-world-s-largest-cotton-patch#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:15:00 +0000 89061 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <div> <p>The bolls are big and fluffy and the color was very white in Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps cotton farm.</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fall is busy time for SW farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fall-busy-time-sw-farmers <div class="node-body gallery-body">In early to late October farmers across the Southwest put in long hours finishing up corn and grain sorghum harvest as well as prepping and stripping cotton.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fall-busy-time-sw-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/fall-busy-time-sw-farmers#comments Cotton Corn Cotton Wheat Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:10:00 +0000 89031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An open cotton boll and a blue sky offer a study in contrasts in&nbsp; late October.</p> News of agribusiness: Drought tolerant cotton good for economic stability http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-drought-tolerant-cotton-good-economic-stability <div class="node-body article-body">“It’s about the region’s economic stability,” says Craig Bednarz, manager of the Bayer CropScience West Texas Breeding Program near Idalou.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-drought-tolerant-cotton-good-economic-stability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-drought-tolerant-cotton-good-economic-stability#comments Cotton Seed Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:09:00 +0000 88871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com