At this week's Beltwide Cotton Conferences, BASF sponsored two prestigious professional awards: Cotton Specialist of the Year and Cotton Marketer of the Year. Dr. Murilo Maeda, assistant professor and extension cotton specialist from Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension, in...
Dr. Michael Gore, noted scientist and professor in Cornell University's School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS), is the 2022 Cotton Genetics Research Award recipient. The announcement was made today during the 2023 Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference, which convened as part...
Source: USDA news release The December 2022 Cotton and Wool Outlook report presents and discusses USDA's latest 2022/23 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The associated tables also include the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data.
The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC), US Cotton Trust Protocol, Manulife Investment Management, and Forum for the Future announce the launch of an Eco-Harvest pilot project in Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, and Tennessee. This project will work with cotton farmers...
AMVAC, an American Vanguard Company, is pleased to announce the fourth annual Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship winners. A total of seven students were selected from applications received across the country. Each scholarship recipient was awarded $2,000. "Every year, I'm amazed...
Deere (NYSE:DE) is investing $29.8 million to begin making harvesters in the United States instead of China. The agricultural machinery giant is expanding its factory in Thibodaux, Louisiana, and adding 70 jobs, the state's development agency announced. "This investment by...
Genetically engineered (GE) seeds were commercially introduced in the U.S. for major field crops in 1996, with adoption rates increasing rapidly in the years that followed. By 2008, more than 50 percent of corn, cotton, and soybean acres were...
The share of acreage for major cash crops-wheat, corn, soybeans, and cotton-that are planted using conservation tillage has increased over the past two decades in the United States. Conservation tillage, which includes no-till and mulch till, reduces soil disturbance...
China's position as the top global cotton importer is weakening as cotton shipments flow into flourishing textile industries in competing countries. Soon after China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, the nation's textile manufacturers became the world's leading...
National Cotton Council Chairman Ted Schneider said the U.S. cotton industry applauds USDA for promoting sustainable farming practices through its Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities - including the new Climate Smart Cotton Program led by the U.S. Cotton Trust...
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