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  • Cotton News

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    A group dedicated to all things cotton!
    Interest: Cotton, Precision Agriculture, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    How Precision Technology can Tackle Cotton’s Irrigation and Pests’ Challenges in the 2020s

    By Vijayalaxmi Kinhal

    Updated Aug 7  

    The high-value returns from cotton as well as the higher costs of production should be ample incentives for adopting precision farming. The vagaries of climate change and its disruptions to the normal farm schedule only increases the value of this information technology for cotton. Climate Change is Altering Pest Attack PatternsIncreasing drought and extreme weather due to climate change are impacting cotton in unforeseen ways. The unpredictable changes in weather patterns aren’t just disturbing the environmental conditions needed for cotton crops... When wild plant hosts dry due to early drought, tarnished plant bugs (TPB) and stinkbugs move from them to cotton earlier than usual...

    Categories: Cotton, Irrigation, Precision Agriculture

    Emerging pest resistance: A peek into the Bt cotton industry

    By SHARATH CHANDRAN U.S

    Updated Aug 9  

    Cotton is by far the most important fiber crop in the world. India is the largest producer of cotton followed by the US, where it is considered as a major cash crop playing a key role in the country’s agricultural and industrial economy... 500 pounds) of cotton in the year 2019. The cotton industry has seen radical changes over the decades regarding production capacity and value. All thanks to genetic engineering the Bt technology revolutionized the cotton industry and has led to unparalleled success...

    Categories: Cotton

    The $100,000 Decision You're About to Make

    By Farmers Under Forty

    Published Mar 12, 2018  

    It's that time of year again where things seem to be waking up from the doldrums of Winter. . ... At Tennessee's dryland OVT plots for Cotton the difference in lint yield was 156 lbs or $109/acre using a price of $. 70 cotton...

    Categories: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans

    Dicamba ban - got a "Plan B" - 12 consultants share their ideas for 2021

    By Owen Taylor

    Published Sep 7  

    Producers could be without 3 primary over-the-top dicamba products in 2021 if a critical court ruling holds. Essentially, the decision banned dicamba, which strips away the main feature in dicamba-resistant technology – dicamba itself. Even before the 2020 crop wrapped up, many farmers and their crop advisors already were considering their Plan B – a weed management approach for 2021 that omits dicamba altogether. So, what will go into these Plan B’s?We posed that question to 12 consultants in 10 states across the Midwest, Midsouth, Southeast and Southwest. How will they and their clients formulate an approach in a year without the herbicide?Click here to learn about their potential approaches for the coming crop year...

    Categories: Cotton, Soybeans

    Times Are Tough but Don't Cut This One Input

    By Fertility And Soils

    Published Jan 10, 2019  

    This is an unquestionably tough time to be a farmer. A trade war has beaten down already marginal prices, inputs have risen more than anyone could have predicted and many of us have experienced a so-called thousand-year weather event--not only once but twice in the last four years. You hear the same advice all around during times like this: “The farmers who will survive and thrive during tough times are low-cost producers. ” For the most part, this is very good advice. Farmers are inundated with a number of questionable inputs and, during the toughest of times, it’s not hard to see areas where we can cut rates or cut out products completely...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton

    Best Guide for Microbial Fertilizer Products Introduction

    By Darren Chan

    Updated May 12  

    There are lots of Microbial fertilizer products in the market, many growers don’t know how to distinguish and choose the right products for crops. This article will tell you “Why we use Microbial fertilizer” & “Functions of different Microbial products. Why use Microbial Fertilizer ProductsIt’s a kind of product that the life activities of microorganisms make crops get a specific fertilizer effect. Microbial fertilizers products play an essential role in agriculture, not only in improving the supply of soil nutrients, but also in promoting crop growth, disease resistance, and stress resistance. After applying the microbial fertilizer in the soil, the “symbiotic effect of fungi and crops,” “nutrient coordination effect,” “biological nitrogen fixation effect” will occur between the fungus, crops, and soil ecological environment to ensure healthy growth and stability of the crops...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cotton, Organic Row Crops

    High-efficiency bio nematicide to control root knot nematodes

    By Darren Chan

    Published Apr 11, 2019  

    Damages of nematodesNematodes attack plant roots, stems and leaves. They are a major group of crop pathogens and cause worldwide losses estimated at about US$120 billion every year. They inhabit the soil and damage the roots of plants, weakening their ability to absorb water and nutrients. The symptoms of these damages include stunting, yellowing of plant leaves, and loss of plant vigour. Nematodes rarely killing plants directly, But they will affect plant growth and yields greatly...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cotton, Soybeans

  • Naivy Nava Mexico, Coahuila, Saltillo

    Job Title: Extension Agent or University Employee
    Interests: Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Rice, Soybeans, Vegetables, Wheat

    Michelle Grainger United States, NC, Benson

    Business Title: NC SweetPotato Commission
    Job Title: Executive Director
    Interests: Vegetables, Ag Policy, Marketing, Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Timber, Tobacco, Industrial Hemp

    Iskra Conner United States, IL, Chicago

    Job Title: Farmer, Farmer's Spouse or Family Member, Precision Agriculture Specialist
    Interests: Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Cotton, Wheat, Beef

    Douglas Todd United States, WA, Woodinville

    Business Title: Construction
    Job Title: Engineer
    About: Am civil engineering,I believe in making the world a better place, one smile at a time, the most important quality in a partner for me is intelligence Being able to have conversations about life.Am willing to relocate to meet a good serious woman. Am looking for a true serious relationship that can lead to marriage and a faithful woman who know the meaning of true and $*@! fearing person
    Interests: Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Timber, Canola, Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Vegetables, Wheat, Beef, Dairy, Swine, Poultry, Specialty

  • Cotton News

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    A group dedicated to all things cotton!
    Interest: Cotton, Precision Agriculture, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Biological Control

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    A group to share and discuss all topics related to biological pest control. Ask questions, share experiences and more!
    Interest: Cotton, Peanuts, Vegetables

    Agriculture, AgriTech And FoodTech

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    Connected Business enterprises, SMEs, Social Enterprises, Nonprofit Organizations and Start-ups to Funding, Grants and Business opportunities in Agriculture, Livestock, Agrifood, AgriTech and FoodTech
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Pakistani Agriculturist

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    Pakistani Agriculturist, A group for Pakistani farmers to share success stories and ask questions.
    Interest: Ag Policy, Agribusiness, Marketing, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Timber, Canola, Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Peanuts, Rice, Soybeans, Vegetables, Wheat, Beef, Dairy, Swine, Poultry, Specialty

    Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Timber, Agribusiness

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Policy, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic Row Crops, Precision Agriculture, Timber, Canola, Rice, Swine

    Fertility And Soils

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    A group dedicated to providing information on crop fertility and soil qualities.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Cover Crops

    Grain Dryer

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    Grain Dryer & Grain Drying Technology
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Poultry, Cover Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Farmpally Free Agropreneur Promotions

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    At Farmpally.com, we're helping farmers to keep documents of their farm activities, showcasing them and helping them to market their produce and seedlings to other farmers. This comes at NO COSTS
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Timber, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Social Media & Agriculture

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    A place to share ideas, testimonials, and stories about bridging the gap between farmers and the end consumer. If you are passionate about telling your story, join now.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Canola, Sorghum, Beef, Dairy, Poultry, Swine, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Policy, Precision Agriculture, Organic Row Crops, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • How Precision Technology can Tackle Cotton’s Irrigation and Pests’ Challenges in the 2020s

    By Vijayalaxmi Kinhal

    Updated Aug 7  

    The high-value returns from cotton as well as the higher costs of production should be ample incentives for adopting precision farming. The vagaries of climate change and its disruptions to the normal farm schedule only increases the value of this information technology for cotton. Climate Change is Altering Pest Attack PatternsIncreasing drought and extreme weather due to climate change are impacting cotton in unforeseen ways. The unpredictable changes in weather patterns aren’t just disturbing the environmental conditions needed for cotton crops... When wild plant hosts dry due to early drought, tarnished plant bugs (TPB) and stinkbugs move from them to cotton earlier than usual...

    Categories: Cotton, Irrigation, Precision Agriculture

    Emerging pest resistance: A peek into the Bt cotton industry

    By SHARATH CHANDRAN U.S

    Updated Aug 9  

    Cotton is by far the most important fiber crop in the world. India is the largest producer of cotton followed by the US, where it is considered as a major cash crop playing a key role in the country’s agricultural and industrial economy... 500 pounds) of cotton in the year 2019. The cotton industry has seen radical changes over the decades regarding production capacity and value. All thanks to genetic engineering the Bt technology revolutionized the cotton industry and has led to unparalleled success...

    Categories: Cotton

    The $100,000 Decision You're About to Make

    By Farmers Under Forty

    Published Mar 12, 2018  

    It's that time of year again where things seem to be waking up from the doldrums of Winter. . ... At Tennessee's dryland OVT plots for Cotton the difference in lint yield was 156 lbs or $109/acre using a price of $. 70 cotton...

    Categories: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans

    Dicamba ban - got a "Plan B" - 12 consultants share their ideas for 2021

    By Owen Taylor

    Published Sep 7  

    Producers could be without 3 primary over-the-top dicamba products in 2021 if a critical court ruling holds. Essentially, the decision banned dicamba, which strips away the main feature in dicamba-resistant technology – dicamba itself. Even before the 2020 crop wrapped up, many farmers and their crop advisors already were considering their Plan B – a weed management approach for 2021 that omits dicamba altogether. So, what will go into these Plan B’s?We posed that question to 12 consultants in 10 states across the Midwest, Midsouth, Southeast and Southwest. How will they and their clients formulate an approach in a year without the herbicide?Click here to learn about their potential approaches for the coming crop year...

    Categories: Cotton, Soybeans

    Times Are Tough but Don't Cut This One Input

    By Fertility And Soils

    Published Jan 10, 2019  

    This is an unquestionably tough time to be a farmer. A trade war has beaten down already marginal prices, inputs have risen more than anyone could have predicted and many of us have experienced a so-called thousand-year weather event--not only once but twice in the last four years. You hear the same advice all around during times like this: “The farmers who will survive and thrive during tough times are low-cost producers. ” For the most part, this is very good advice. Farmers are inundated with a number of questionable inputs and, during the toughest of times, it’s not hard to see areas where we can cut rates or cut out products completely...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton

    Best Guide for Microbial Fertilizer Products Introduction

    By Darren Chan

    Updated May 12  

    There are lots of Microbial fertilizer products in the market, many growers don’t know how to distinguish and choose the right products for crops. This article will tell you “Why we use Microbial fertilizer” & “Functions of different Microbial products. Why use Microbial Fertilizer ProductsIt’s a kind of product that the life activities of microorganisms make crops get a specific fertilizer effect. Microbial fertilizers products play an essential role in agriculture, not only in improving the supply of soil nutrients, but also in promoting crop growth, disease resistance, and stress resistance. After applying the microbial fertilizer in the soil, the “symbiotic effect of fungi and crops,” “nutrient coordination effect,” “biological nitrogen fixation effect” will occur between the fungus, crops, and soil ecological environment to ensure healthy growth and stability of the crops...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cotton, Organic Row Crops

    High-efficiency bio nematicide to control root knot nematodes

    By Darren Chan

    Published Apr 11, 2019  

    Damages of nematodesNematodes attack plant roots, stems and leaves. They are a major group of crop pathogens and cause worldwide losses estimated at about US$120 billion every year. They inhabit the soil and damage the roots of plants, weakening their ability to absorb water and nutrients. The symptoms of these damages include stunting, yellowing of plant leaves, and loss of plant vigour. Nematodes rarely killing plants directly, But they will affect plant growth and yields greatly...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Cotton, Soybeans

    Type of Organic Fertilizer

    By Darren Chan

    Published Dec 17, 2019  

    What's Organic FertilizerNowadays, as the level of modernization of agriculture is getting higher and higher, sustainable agriculture is an important global issue. Organic food is receiving more and more attention. According to the trend, organic fertilizers are becoming the first choice for many people. Widely used for vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber), fruits (strawberries, grapes, citrus), Cash crops (grass, flowers, cannabis)Organic Fertilizer DefinitionOrganic fertilizer is also called “farm manure... Cottonseed MealCottonseed Meal is a rich source of nitrogen and a small amount of phosphorus and potassium...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Organic Row Crops, Wheat

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits This Year

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Updated Dec 30, 2019  

    Part 1: Know Your True Cost of Production Why Your TCOP Matters How to Calculate Your TCOP Part 2: Take the Emotions Out of Your Marketing Plan Why You Need a Plan How to Create a Marketing Matrix How to Determine Your Marketable Inventory How to Use a Marketing Matrix Why You Need an Accountability Partner Part 3: Replace Dead Assets What Are Dead Assets? What Are Productive Assets? Part 4: Manage Your Cash Flow Conversion Cycle What a Cash Flow Conversion Cycle Is How to Speed Up Incoming Flows How to Postpone Outgoing Flows How to Minimize Paying Interest Part 5: Start Using Cover Crops. ... Cotton is a great crop to grow in combination with peanuts... So, that means that we will plan to have 1,600 acres of cotton and 800 acres of corn to go with the 800 acres of peanuts... We either need to shift that acreage to cotton, increase the capacity of our current harvesting equipment--getting a wider corn header or adding a grain cart--or increase the number of self-propelled units...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

    20 Years Later: What Roundup Ready Crops Taught Us About Weed Management

    By Amanda Allworth

    Published Aug 21, 2018  

    It’s been over two decades since the first Roundup Ready crops were planted in commercial fields. At the time of introduction, the technology was revolutionary for farmers, who found a highly effective and convenient chemistry to control a broad spectrum of weeds. Roundup Ready corn and soybeans quickly became the norm in fields across the United States, and as a result, application of glyphosate increased dramatically. The initial ease and success of Roundup Ready technology may have caused some farmers to become lax with their weed management programs, which was ultimately a factor in the introduction of glyphosate-resistant weeds... In the initial years of use, glyphosate provided an effective, economical means to control weeds in Roundup Ready corn, soybeans and cotton...

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