Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Texas Plains region leads state cotton production http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-plains-region-leads-state-cotton-production <div class="node-body article-body">Four Texas production areas accounted for almost 4.1 million bales of production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-plains-region-leads-state-cotton-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-plains-region-leads-state-cotton-production#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 14 May 2015 14:23:00 +0000 92391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas cotton farmers produced almost 6.2 million bales last year from 4.6 million harvested acres</p> COTTON SPIN: A new look at the new crop http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-new-look-new-crop <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s new crop U.S. numbers suggest a neutral ending stocks outcome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-new-look-new-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-new-look-new-crop#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 13 May 2015 16:02:00 +0000 92361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton seedlings emerge in Central Texas.</p> Weather delays could make 2015 memorable for South Texas grower http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/weather-delays-could-make-2015-memorable-south-texas-grower <div class="node-body article-body">Weather is a major factor in south Texas agriculture every year. The alternative Burns’ employee was referring to was the years in which crops in the Lower Rio Grande Valley have received almost no rainfall to speak of from emergence to harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/weather-delays-could-make-2015-memorable-south-texas-grower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/weather-delays-could-make-2015-memorable-south-texas-grower#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 11 May 2015 17:03:00 +0000 92341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Levi Burns is the first farmer in the U.S. to plant one of the new commercially available Bollgard II XtendFlex cotton varieties.</p> News of Agribusiness: One-ton cotton producers honored at FiberMax banquet http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-one-ton-cotton-producers-honored-fibermax-banquet <div class="node-body article-body">At the recent 1-year anniversary banquet in Lubbock, Texas, Bayer CropScience and FiberMax cotton seed honored 183 new one-ton producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-one-ton-cotton-producers-honored-fibermax-banquet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/news-agribusiness-one-ton-cotton-producers-honored-fibermax-banquet#comments Cotton Seed Mon, 11 May 2015 16:21:00 +0000 92331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>WILLEM AND RUTH HARTMAN, One ton Truck Winners check out their new ride with Lee Rivenbark, head of Seeds North America for Bayer CropScience.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Chance meeting offers unique story opportunity http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body">Great-grandfather settled on the farm, near Howe, Texas, in 1867.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/chance-meeting-offers-unique-story-opportunity#comments Cotton Livestock Beef Cotton Wed, 06 May 2015 14:52:00 +0000 92261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>At 86 Jim Jones has fond memories of life on farm that&#39;s been in the family since 1867.</p> Texas International Cotton School covers cotton from field to fabric http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-international-cotton-school-covers-cotton-field-fabric <div class="node-body article-body">International Cotton School scheduled Aug. 3-13 in Lubbock.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-international-cotton-school-covers-cotton-field-fabric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/texas-international-cotton-school-covers-cotton-field-fabric#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 01 May 2015 20:20:00 +0000 92221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton schools covers field to fabric.</p> Farm transition, the comfort of cotton, conservation comments http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-transition-comfort-cotton-conservation-comments <div class="node-body article-body">Three stories of interest from Delta Farm Press.</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/farm-transition-comfort-cotton-conservation-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-transition-comfort-cotton-conservation-comments#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 01 May 2015 16:10:00 +0000 92181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton Spin: Closing the global gap http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-closing-global-gap <div class="node-body article-body">The market impact from tighter U.S. cotton production may be minimal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-closing-global-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-closing-global-gap#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:48:00 +0000 92131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Young cotton is off to a good start in Central Texas.</p> 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