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Nematode Control Increases Cotton Yield Potential

Dan Cotton, Industry News Release, News from Our Sponsors

For cotton growers battling nematodes, University trials across the South continue to show an increase in yield and profit with an at-plant nematicide application. And according to Bayer Senior Technical Service Representative, Keith Rucker, cotton fields treated with Velum® Total have an advantage. At-plant nematode control increases cotton yield potential Velum® Total nematicide protects root system to boost potential yields University trials across …


Georgia Conducting Cotton Referendum

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Georgia cotton producers are being urged to vote in a referendum on continuation of the cotton program in the state.  Richey Seaton, executive director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, wants growers to know the referendum runs from Feb. 13 through March 15. Ballots will arrive in the mail from the Georgia Department of Agriculture. If you do not receive a ballot, …

2018 U.S. Cotton Production Down from Previous Year

Dan Cotton, USDA-NASS

Due to the partial shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) was not able to release the normal crop production reports in January. NASS has put those numbers together now and issued them in a February report. According to Chris Singh with NASS in Washington, D.C., cotton production in 2018 was down …