Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Experts Explain Top Factor for Selecting Varieties http://southwestfarmpress.com/dow-agrosciences-llc/experts-explain-top-factor-selecting-varieties <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Each year, producers face a vital decision that has a big impact on yield: variety selection. Digesting all of that yield data from company and university sources can be overwhelming. That’s why it’s comforting to lean on industry experts for help narrowing the field. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/dow-agrosciences-llc/experts-explain-top-factor-selecting-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/dow-agrosciences-llc/experts-explain-top-factor-selecting-varieties#comments Cotton Dow AgroSciences LLC Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:33:00 +0000 89881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com More tinkering with cotton supply http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/more-tinkering-cotton-supply <div class="node-body article-body">The bigger surprise in the December numbers came on the U.S. side.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/more-tinkering-cotton-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/more-tinkering-cotton-supply#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:06:00 +0000 89831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton harvest lags in Southern Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-harvest-lags-southern-plains <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even though it's late, cotton harvest is turning out well for many Texas farmers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-harvest-lags-southern-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-harvest-lags-southern-plains#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:26:00 +0000 89731 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>On Dec. 2, cotton modules in a drip-irrigated field near Lubbock await being taken to the gin.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Gaylon Morgan) COTTON SPIN: Looking Ahead to Next Year http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-looking-ahead-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Planting time uncertainty will be heightened as the market tries to size up how much Chinese growers may be cutting back on cotton planting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-looking-ahead-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-looking-ahead-next-year#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 89571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton market prospects for 2015 &quot;are not that positive.&quot;</p> 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>