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Webcast Outlines Proper Cleaning Procedures for Sprayer Systems

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

Inadequate or improper cleaning of sprayer systems can often cause contamination issues and costly damage to plant foliage. A new Focus on Cotton webcast titled “Tank Cleaning” helps cotton growers, consultants, and other industry experts properly remove all unwanted residue from equipment and prevent the unintentional introduction of herbicides to sensitive or non-labeled cotton crops. This 29-minute talk by Fred …

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Cotton Board Hires New Regional Communication Managers

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

The Cotton Board has hired two new Regional Communication Managers (RCMs). Christi Chadwell will serve as the Southwest RCM, with a territory including central and south Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Shelley Heinrich will serve as the Southern Plains RCM, covering North Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma. The new RCMs will train under the current Southwest RCM, Bob Stanley, who …

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Ragweed Management Webcast Available

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

Improve Ragweed Management Practices with New ‘Focus on Cotton’ Webcast Excessive reliance on glyphosate to control ragweed has allowed resistant varieties to flourish in cotton production systems. A new Focus on Cotton webcast titled “Herbicide-resistant Common Ragweed Management in Cotton” helps cotton growers, consultants, and other industry experts diversify management practices and herbicide applications to better control ragweed populations. This 27-minute …

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Cotton Research and Promotion Program to be Beneficial to Cotton Producers and Importers

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release

Third Party Review Shows Strong Returns to Program Stakeholders The 1996 Farm Bill requires the Cotton Research & Promotion Program (the Program) conduct an independent, third-party evaluation of the Program’s effectiveness every five years. The most recently executed evaluation reflected very well on the Program’s effectiveness. In summary, the analysis found strong, positive returns to cotton producers and importers as …