Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Back to the future weed control strategies combine old and new technology: Part 3 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">Identifying weed species is a top priority for effective control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-3#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:03:00 +0000 91981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>FERDIE (left) and John Walker are concerned that a &ldquo;zero tolerance&rdquo; weed control strategy will be hard to justify with low cotton prices in 2015. The two were on hand for a resistant weed control strategy conference recently in Anson, Texas. Helena Chemical Company organized the session that included representatives from the major herbicide manufacturing companies.</p> A bit of optimism on display at recent PCG annual meeting http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bit-optimism-display-recent-pcg-annual-meeting <div class="node-body video-body">Family farm remains the backbone of American agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bit-optimism-display-recent-pcg-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/bit-optimism-display-recent-pcg-annual-meeting#comments Cotton Cotton PCG Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:55:00 +0000 92021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farming is in the DNA of Lynn County family farm http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farming-dna-lynn-county-family-farm <div class="node-body article-body">“This is a family deal,” Kay adds. “We are blessed.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farming-dna-lynn-county-family-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farming-dna-lynn-county-family-farm#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:35:00 +0000 92001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>THE MIRES FAMILY FARM, Travis, Kay and Landon, says cotton is the go-to-crop for their Lyn county operation. Landon&rsquo;s wife Megan is also an integral part of the team.</p> Kuykendall is executive director for Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/kuykendall-executive-director-southern-rolling-plains-cotton-growers-association <div class="node-body article-body">Karin Kuykendall will lead Rolling Plains and Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/kuykendall-executive-director-southern-rolling-plains-cotton-growers-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/kuykendall-executive-director-southern-rolling-plains-cotton-growers-association#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:29:00 +0000 92011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>KARIN KUYKENDALL is shown with National Cotton Council President and CEO Mark Lange (now retired) and Oklahoma Cotton Council Executive Director Harvey Schroeder at the Red River Crops conference earlier this year. Kuykendall of San Angelo has been named Executive Director of the Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association.</p> NCC announces 2015 P.I.E. Program tour dates http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-announces-2015-pie-program-tour-dates <div class="node-body article-body">The P.I.E. program provides cotton producers the opportunity to maximize production efficiency and improve yields and fiber quality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-announces-2015-pie-program-tour-dates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-announces-2015-pie-program-tour-dates#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:22:00 +0000 91991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>P.I.E. tours offer growers opportunities to learn from producers in other regions.</p> Back to the future weed control strategies combine old and new technology: Part 2 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Back to the Future Part 2: Change is essential</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-2#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:39:00 +0000 91971 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cold steel may be part of Southwest weed control strategies this season, beginning with land prep and extending through hooded sprayers for late season herbicide application.</p> Back to the future weed control strategies combine old and new technology: Part 1 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Back to the Future weed control strategies Part 1</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/back-future-weed-control-strategies-combine-old-and-new-technology-part-1#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:13:00 +0000 91961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Pigweed control is an increasingly difficult issue for&nbsp; West Texas farmers.</p> Brazil WTO case behind changes in cotton policy http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brazil-wto-case-behind-changes-cotton-policy <div class="node-body article-body"> World Trade Organization dispute brought by Brazil made cotton a target in farm bill debates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brazil-wto-case-behind-changes-cotton-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brazil-wto-case-behind-changes-cotton-policy#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council PCG Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:42:00 +0000 91951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>GARY ADAMS, right, shares the podium with PCG President Shawn Holladay at the recent PCG annual meeting in Lubbock.</p> PCG president sees some optimism as cotton planting time nears http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pcg-president-sees-some-optimism-cotton-planting-time-nears <div class="node-body article-body">The family farm remains the backbone of American agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pcg-president-sees-some-optimism-cotton-planting-time-nears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pcg-president-sees-some-optimism-cotton-planting-time-nears#comments Cotton Cotton PCG Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:50:00 +0000 91941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>PCG President Shawn Holladay presides at the 58th annual meeting last week in lubbock.</p> COTTON SPIN: The cotton market treading water http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-cotton-market-treading-water <div class="node-body article-body">So although old crop cotton ending stocks were raised by 200,000 bales, there was little market reaction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-cotton-market-treading-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-cotton-market-treading-water#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:13:00 +0000 91931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&nbsp;Latest supply and demand numbers a non-event for cotton.</p>