Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Dr. Carl Anderson, marketing expert and friend to the cotton farmer, has died http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">Long-time cotton marketing analyst, Carl Anderson, dies at Texas A&M University. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died#comments Cotton Management Markets Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:34:00 +0000 88011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Carl Anderson, Extension specialist emeritus with Texas AgriLife at Texas A&amp;M University, died Saturday, Aug. 30.</p> Cotton farmers urged to apply for CTAP ASAP http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap <div class="node-body article-body">Texas cotton growers are urged to sign up for CTAP payments by Oct. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap#comments Cotton Cotton Farm Service Agency (FSA) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:25:00 +0000 87921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas cotton have to sign up to receive CTAP payments. (Logan Hawkes photo)</p> (Logan Hawkes photo) September 1 is stalk destruction deadline in LRGV http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley have until Sept. 1 to complete stalk destruction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv#comments Cotton Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:33:00 +0000 87871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As harvest winds down South Texas cotton growers turn to stalk destruction chores to aid boll weevil eradication efforts.</p> (Logan Hawkes photo) The 2014 cotton crop in South Texas may not break records but is best in recent years http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/2014-cotton-crop-south-texas-may-not-break-records-best-recent-years <div class="node-body video-body">It looks to be a bumper year for South Texas cotton farmers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/2014-cotton-crop-south-texas-may-not-break-records-best-recent-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/2014-cotton-crop-south-texas-may-not-break-records-best-recent-years#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 87821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton and corn explosion in South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-corn-explosion-south-texas <div class="node-body article-body">A good cotton harvest is proving to be a major economic boost to Nueces County after multiple years of poor or non-existent production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-corn-explosion-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-corn-explosion-south-texas#comments Cotton Corn Cotton Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:59:00 +0000 87791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A GOOD cotton harvest is providing a boon to South Texas economies following several years of poor production.</p> (Logan Hawkes photo) PIE tour termed major success http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-tour-termed-major-success <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of years of experience producing cotton crops on their farms in the Southeast, producers participating in the National Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Tour in Texas last week are going home with new ideas about solving old problems and current farming challenges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-tour-termed-major-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-tour-termed-major-success#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:47:00 +0000 87781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>HARVEST WAS winding down as the 2014 Producer Information Exchange tour came into the Texas Coastal Bend.</p> (Logan Hawkes photo) Cotton Spin: Will we really have 17.5 million bales of U.S. Cotton? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-will-we-really-have-175-million-bales-us-cotton <div class="node-body article-body">I feel uneasy questioning USDA forecasts. This hesitancy is not a matter of patriotism; rather, it is because USDA is usually right, and I am usually wrong. But here goes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-will-we-really-have-175-million-bales-us-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-will-we-really-have-175-million-bales-us-cotton#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:18:00 +0000 87701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Are USDA cotton production estimates too high?</p> Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange Tour headed to Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-councils-producer-information-exchange-tour-headed-texas <div class="node-body article-body">National Cotton Council's (NCC) Member Representative Rick King in Texas says exchanging information between cotton producers across the country has opened many doors for cotton producers over the years, and continuing that trend will be the prime objective when Southeast cotton producers arrive in Lubbock next week to see how cotton is grown in the Lone Star State.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-councils-producer-information-exchange-tour-headed-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-councils-producer-information-exchange-tour-headed-texas#comments Cotton Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:41:00 +0000 87611 at http://southwestfarmpress.com First cotton harvest in South Texas, variable yields reported http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/first-cotton-harvest-south-texas-variable-yields-reported <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton harvest in South Texas, which started early last week in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), has spread as far north up the coast as Victoria in recent days and according to early reports yields have mostly been promising across the region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/first-cotton-harvest-south-texas-variable-yields-reported" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/first-cotton-harvest-south-texas-variable-yields-reported#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:38:00 +0000 87561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rains bring heavy weed infestations and pigweed problems. http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rains-bring-heavy-weed-infestations-and-pigweed-problems <div class="field-byline"> Shane Osborne, OSU Associate Extension Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Pigweeds can grow extremely fast when resources are available so thorough and timely scouting has been key in order to stay on top of the issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rains-bring-heavy-weed-infestations-and-pigweed-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/rains-bring-heavy-weed-infestations-and-pigweed-problems#comments Cotton Cotton Resistant Weeds Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:39:00 +0000 87541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Resistant pigweed calls for a more diversified weed control strategy.</p>