The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted FMC Corporation registration for Elevest insect control in a broad range of crops including soybeans, sweet corn, cotton, peanuts and potatoes. New Elevest insect control combines full rates of Rynaxypyr active,...
Source: USDA news release The July 2022 Cotton and Wool Outlook report discusses USDA's 2022/23 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The associated tables include the latest U.S. textile and apparel trade data. To view the report, click here
BASF launched today the e3 Sustainable Cotton Grower Fund, a unique and unprecedented effort to provide additional economic support for cotton farmers in the e3 program who commit to growing sustainable cotton. Brands, retailers, mills and other cotton fiber value...
The USDA says the 2021 U.S. corn and soybean harvests advanced last week, but some areas are experiencing delays. Most of those delays are in the eastern Midwest, with parts of that region excessively wet, and a slow soybean...
Download Brian calls into the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his thoughts on the upcoming cotton defoliation season. Brian visits with Jason and Tom about different defoliation strategies given different weather scenarios. More information can be found...
In 2016, cotton farmers began using genetically engineered (GE) cotton seeds that were tolerant of the herbicide dicamba, which controls annual and perennial broadleaf weeds. Before the commercialization of dicamba-tolerant (DT) seeds, cotton farmers had widely adopted GE glyphosate- and...
Beginning today, U.S. cotton growers can enroll their 2021 cotton crop in the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, which aims to set a new standard in more sustainably grown cotton. Existing members will also need to re-enroll their operations...
Lentils, dry peas, chickpeas, soybeans and sunflowers have been added to the label for Anthem Flex herbicide from FMC. Labeled for preplant and preemergence applications in those crops, Anthem Flex herbicide provides strong residual control of grasses and small-seeded...
To view the complete report, click here. The June 2021 Cotton and Wool Outlook report discusses USDA's 2021/22 U.S. and world cotton supply and demand projections. The dramatic global cotton mill use rebound from COVID-19's impact is also highlighte
Cotton mill use generally tracks global economic activity. When the global economy weakens—as during the COVID-19 pandemic—consumers often defer purchases of items such as clothing, and the associated industries adjust operations accordingly. For the textile and apparel industry, these adjustments...
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