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The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol seeks to give brands and retailers a quantifiable and verifiable window to view the process and improvements of the cotton industry.
Should You Spray Bollgard 3, TwinLink Plus, or WideStrike 3 Cotton for Bollworm Resistance Management?
The short answer is no way! The following are data and logic to support this position.
Read more at: https://cotton.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/07/should-you-spray-bollgard-3-twinlink-plus-or-widestrike-3-cotton-for-bollworm-resistance-management/?src=rss
Conaway Applauds President Trump For Continuing to Defend Farmers & Ranchers Against Unjustified Chinese Tariffs
“For too long, China has been a bully on the world stage, using predatory trade practices – including high and rising subsidies, tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers – all at the expense of American farmers and ranchers.
The National Cotton Council conveyed its appreciation of the Trump Administration for recognizing the economic pressures caused by the trade tensions with China and providing support to assist American farmers.
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Grown, cut and sewn in the USA, the Wrangler Rooted Collection™ represents a triumph in sustainability. Featuring custom shanks, rivets, patches and pocket prints, the details of each premium jean are a nod to the tireless work ethic and responsible land stewardship of America’s cotton farmers.
Late-planted or replanted cotton: Now that we have some soil moisture to work with, TAKE ACTION NOW as soon as you can re-enter fields to plant (or replant) those last remaining cotton acres.
Marshall Grant, the cotton industry leader instrumental in energizing the southeast regional boll weevil eradication program effort, which was eventually expanded to every other cotton-producing state, has died.
The initial pilot program, which will be conducted during 2019, will include cotton producers in Arkansas, Georgia, and North Carolina, according to Cristine Morgan, Ph.D., SHI Chief Scientific Officer.
Lassiter was part of a panel discussing cover crops and soil health at the North Carolina Commodities Conference in Durham. Rachel Vann, North Carolina State University Extension soybean specialist, who has done extensive research on cover crops; and Roian Atwood, director of sustainability for Wrangler Jeans in Greensboro joined Lassiter on the panel and also stressed the benefits of cover crops for soil health.