Cotton http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en 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> Estimate: California cotton acreage drops 24 percent http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/estimate-california-cotton-acreage-drops-24-percent <div class="node-body article-body">California cotton acreage continues its steep decline</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/estimate-california-cotton-acreage-drops-24-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/estimate-california-cotton-acreage-drops-24-percent#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:51:00 +0000 159111 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California cotton acreage continues its steep decline; now at just over 160,000 acres based on the 2015 pink bollworm survey.</p> Season-long whitefly management essential in cotton http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/season-long-whitefly-management-essential-cotton <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Excess sugars from insects are nothing new to the cotton industry. While it rarely occurs, the impact can threaten economic viability and product reliability across the fiber chain.</p> <p>Most cotton growers and pest managers perform yeoman&rsquo;s work to prevent high sugar levels. Yet, it can take just one or two people not quite thorough enough in cotton management to result in a problem issue and possibly create problems for many people across a cotton-growing region.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/season-long-whitefly-management-essential-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/season-long-whitefly-management-essential-cotton#comments Cotton Insecticides Whiteflies Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:06:00 +0000 158031 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Sugars on cotton lint are colorless but a typical sign sugars are or were present is the sooty mold growth that often, but not always, follows. Photo by Peter Ellsworth.</p> Sticky cotton prevention requires total industry involvement http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/sticky-cotton-prevention-requires-total-industry-involvement <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The global agricultural industry has its list of challenges. Quality always remains a top priority across the farming sector, including the cotton industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/sticky-cotton-prevention-requires-total-industry-involvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/sticky-cotton-prevention-requires-total-industry-involvement#comments Cotton Farm Press Blog Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:12:00 +0000 157511 at http://westernfarmpress.com