Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Proposed mergers by biotechnology firms could result in cotton seed price surge http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/proposed-mergers-biotechnology-firms-could-result-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/proposed-mergers-biotechnology-firms-could-result-cotton-seed-price-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/proposed-mergers-biotechnology-firms-could-result-cotton-seed-price-surge#comments Cotton Cotton Grains Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:48:00 +0000 101491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-gut-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-gut-check#comments Crops Cotton Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Hay Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101481 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Harvest time is an opportunity to evaluate.</p> COTTON SPIN: Mixed reactions to a bearish cotton benchmark http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-mixed-reactions-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-mixed-reactions-bearish-cotton-benchmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-mixed-reactions-bearish-cotton-benchmark#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:46:00 +0000 101461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/american-pima-cotton-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/american-pima-cotton-its-way-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/american-pima-cotton-its-way-back#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:12:00 +0000 101381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tinkering-us-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tinkering-us-cotton-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-tinkering-us-cotton-forecast#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:08:00 +0000 101341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/danny-davis-my-good-friend-has-passed-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/danny-davis-my-good-friend-has-passed-away#comments Cotton Farm Press Blog Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:15:00 +0000 101261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Danny Davis, Elk City, Okla., cotton farmer, died last week. He was just 60.</p> South Texas cotton hurt by prolonged rain http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-texas-cotton-hurt-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-texas-cotton-hurt-prolonged-rain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-texas-cotton-hurt-prolonged-rain#comments Cotton Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:33:00 +0000 101191 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/paul-baumann-agrilife-weed-specialist-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/paul-baumann-agrilife-weed-specialist-retires#comments Cotton People Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101161 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-coalition-adds-agri-afc-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-coalition-adds-agri-afc-founding-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-coalition-adds-agri-afc-founding-member#comments Cotton Bookkeeping/Accounting Tue, 06 Sep 2016 19:28:00 +0000 101131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton stalk destruction deadline delayed http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-stalk-destruction-deadline-delayed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-stalk-destruction-deadline-delayed#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:05:00 +0000 101081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton stalk destruction deadline has been extended until Sept. 15 in South Texas IPM zone 2.2</p>