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Cotton Insights for July 25, 2016

Cotton prices traded mixed today at the major Indian markets on subdued demand. Cotton prices edged lower by Rs.20-30/maund in North Indian markets...

Cotton Farmers Ask for Emergency Insecticide Exemption

For cotton farmers, tarnished plant bugs are a major insect pest. For that reason, they’re asking the EPA to decide more quickly on a...

Weaving up new uses for cotton

In the agriculture industry, having a green thumb can help businesses improve their yield and their bottom line. As good stewards, our nation’s farmers,...

Cold cotton – growers manage first freezes

A-J MEDIA   The weather is getting colder — and so are crops. First-freeze dates and intensities have varied throughout the South Plains, bringing mixed results for...

Zambia: Chinese Firm to Boost East Cotton Output

COTTON is a big business with world production estimated at around 20 million tonnes. It is a major crop and the most popular fabric for...

Wet weather good news for cotton growers

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock cotton growers want all the rain they can get. "We're in the peak bloom right now. We're getting to the point...

CI focusing on farmers’ top production issues

Cotton farmers have identified six issues as top production concerns with input costs topping the list followed by 2) herbicide resistant weeds, 3)variety selection,...

Target spot severity varies among cotton varieties

Target spot has created much concern among cotton growers in the Southeast over the past few years and began showing up in cotton fields...

Cotton genome breakthrough benefits farmers, consumers, scientists

As published in the December 20 issue of Nature, an international consortium of scientists has assembled a 'gold standard' sequence of the simplest cotton variety...

India: Cotton sowing down on poor rainfall

COIMBATORE: With the deficit rainfall during the current south-west monsoon remaining well in excess of 15%, sowing for the cotton crop has come down...

Display cotton harvest aid now available from FMC

Cotton state regulatory approvals are pending for Display, and FMC is readying plans for initial commercial product use in September and October for this...

Record Cotton Yield Possible in Northeast Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) – The weekend rainfall caused a leap in the majority of northeast Arkansas' cotton crop, University of Arkansas Extension Service officials...

Most Texas cotton, irrigated or dryland, could use rain soon

The drought situation in the western half of Texas remained largely unchanged, but abnormally dry weather reclaimed large parts of the eastern half of...

USDA – Weekly Cotton Market Review: April 20, 2012

Spot cotton quotations averaged 35 points lower than the previous week, according  to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton Program. Quotations  for the base...

India: Centre’s panel approves new Bt Cotton seed

GANDHINAGAR: In a major boost to Gujarat's big farmers, the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) of the Government of India has approved commercial distribution...

Texas cattle producers exploring option of feeding whole cotton plants

COLLEGE STATION – Texas beef producers are exploring the use of whole cotton plants as a protein source for cattle due to extreme drought...

Govt may consider further export of cotton: Pawar

NEW DELHI: The Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar today said the government may consider allowing further export of cotton, as production is expected to...