Bill Lovelady, the 2016 Farm Press/Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award winner for the Southwest region, understands conservation from a need to improve irrigation efficiency to the necessity of preserving topsoil in what has to be one of the most challenging places to grow profitable yields of high quality cotton....More
Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, says the cottonseed as an other oilseed issue is not dead. “The fight is not over. The Committee believes the secretary has the authority to make the designation.”...More
“These new leaders are very qualified and will be tremendous assets to The Cotton Board. Our efforts to broaden the perspectives of Board Members and Alternates will pay positive dividends for the Cotton Research and Promotion Program....More
We may well yet see a downward revision in U.S. exports. That would raise ending stocks a tad, back toward the level of the beginning carry-in stocks level, and thus a neutral price implication....More
The educational sessions will be helpful. The opportunity to see friends and colleagues will be pleasant. But the travel, especially for back-to-back or back-to-back-to back, etc. meetings does get tedious.
Beginning in 2016, the High Cotton winners, who represent the best of the best when it comes to growing cotton in an environmentally responsible manner, will be recognized during an awards breakfast at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 26...More