Cotton http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en California, Arizona cotton growers tour Southeast operations http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-arizona-cotton-growers-tour-southeast-operations <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Cotton Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A handful of cotton growers from&nbsp;California and Arizona learned about agriculture in Georgia including cotton, peaches, and other crops in early August.</p> <p>Click this link to the full story:&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/western-cotton-farmers-inspect-georgia-s-diverse-agriculture" title="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/western-cotton-farmers-inspect-georgia-s-diverse-agriculture">http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/western-cotton-farmers-inspect-geor...</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>​</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-arizona-cotton-growers-tour-southeast-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-arizona-cotton-growers-tour-southeast-operations#comments Cotton Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:01:00 +0000 161101 at http://westernfarmpress.com Analysts’ views differ on impact of August Crop Production Report http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/analysts-views-differ-impact-august-crop-production-report <div class="node-body article-body"><p>How high could cotton futures go following USDA&rsquo;s surprising August Crop Production Report, which lowered the forecast for the 2015 U.S. cotton crop to 13.1 million bales from its previous estimate of 14.5 million bales?</p> <p>Not as high as you might think, according to participants in the Ag Market Network&rsquo;s panel of marketing experts who were polled during the Network&rsquo;s monthly teleconference that followed the release of the first survey-based 2015 production report on Aug. 12.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/analysts-views-differ-impact-august-crop-production-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/analysts-views-differ-impact-august-crop-production-report#comments Cotton Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:11:00 +0000 160931 at http://westernfarmpress.com California cotton acreage continues to shrink http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-cotton-acreage-continues-shrink-0 <div class="node-body article-body">California cotton acreage continues its marked decline</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-cotton-acreage-continues-shrink-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/california-cotton-acreage-continues-shrink-0#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 07 Aug 2015 15:22:00 +0000 160771 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California cotton production continues to decrease as water availability declines and competition for higher-value crops increases.</p> Sticky cotton control demands early attack on whitefly http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/sticky-cotton-control-demands-early-attack-whitefly <div class="node-body article-body">How to grow clean cotton</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/sticky-cotton-control-demands-early-attack-whitefly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/sticky-cotton-control-demands-early-attack-whitefly#comments Cotton Cotton Sun, 26 Jul 2015 21:29:00 +0000 160261 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Clean cotton requires an early commitment to control pests such as the Whitefly.</p> Nufarm U.S. introduces Panther SC herbicide - first liquid Flumioxazin in U.S. http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/nufarm-us-introduces-panther-sc-herbicide-first-liquid-flumioxazin-us <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nufarm announces the new Panther SC herbicide, the first liquid formulation of flumioxazin available in the U.S.</p> <p>Panther SC is a broad-spectrum broadleaf herbicide option for corn, soybean, cotton, and peanut growers. It provides residual control of tough broadleaf weeds including marestail, Palmer amaranth, kochia, and waterhemp.</p> <p>Panther acts quickly on tough weeds and the new liquid formulation makes mixing and loading faster and easier.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/nufarm-us-introduces-panther-sc-herbicide-first-liquid-flumioxazin-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/nufarm-us-introduces-panther-sc-herbicide-first-liquid-flumioxazin-us#comments Cotton Corn Herbicides Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 160371 at http://westernfarmpress.com Top 5 ways cotton ginners can survive trying times http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/top-5-ways-cotton-ginners-can-survive-trying-times <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The official theme of the 2015 Arizona Cotton Conference held in June was &ldquo;Survival,&rdquo; amid a plethora of industry concerns including continued low cotton prices, wide fluctuations in planted acreage and related gin consolidation, crop competition, drought issues, and more.</p> <p>Conference speaker and ginning specialist Tommy Valco at Stoneville, Miss. noted he had seen more serious times for cotton in his 40-year tenure in the U.S. cotton industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/top-5-ways-cotton-ginners-can-survive-trying-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/top-5-ways-cotton-ginners-can-survive-trying-times#comments Cotton Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:47:00 +0000 160231 at http://westernfarmpress.com Southeast US cotton growers tour California farms http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms <div class="node-body gallery-body">National Cotton Council hosts tour of California farms</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-us-cotton-growers-tour-california-farms#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:46:00 +0000 160201 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><span>Fresno County farmer Nino&nbsp;</span>Carvalho<span>, right, talks about his cotton crop with visiting growers from the Southeastern United States.</span></p> McGlothlin appointed to SJV Air District Advisory Committee http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mcglothlin-appointed-sjv-air-district-advisory-committee <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Fresno County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors has appointed Christopher McGlothlin of the California Cotton &amp; Ginners Associations to a three-year term on the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District&rsquo;s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).&nbsp;</p> <p>McGlothlin will serve as the industry alternate for Fresno County. The CAC consists of 24 primary and 24 alternate members.</p> <p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mcglothlin-appointed-sjv-air-district-advisory-committee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/mcglothlin-appointed-sjv-air-district-advisory-committee#comments Cotton Regulations Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:40:00 +0000 160161 at http://westernfarmpress.com Supima President Jesse Curlee will retire in December http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/supima-president-jesse-curlee-will-retire-december <div class="node-body article-body">Supima President Jesse Curlee will retire in December</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/supima-president-jesse-curlee-will-retire-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/supima-president-jesse-curlee-will-retire-december#comments Cotton Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:56:00 +0000 160081 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Supima&nbsp;Board Chairman Keith Deputy, left, past Supima Chairman Don Cameron, center, and Supima President/CEP Jesse Curlee at the Supima annual meeting in 2014.</p> Arizona cotton acreage slides 75 percent in last 22 years http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/arizona-cotton-acreage-slides-75-percent-last-22-years <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In the western cotton industry, the folks who perhaps have the best estimate on planted acreage are those who tabulate grower field data information from pink bollworm eradication surveys.</p> <p>In Arizona, the &lsquo;cotton numbers man&rsquo; is Leighton Liesner, director of the <a href="http://www.azcotton.org/">Arizona Cotton Research and Protection Council</a> (ACRC) in Phoenix.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/arizona-cotton-acreage-slides-75-percent-last-22-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/arizona-cotton-acreage-slides-75-percent-last-22-years#comments Cotton Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:15:00 +0000 159891 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Lower cotton prices, crop competition, and ongoing drought are key reasons&nbsp;behind the cotton acreage skid in Arizona.</p>