Beltwide Personal Scheduler

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the cool things that my sponsor is doing here at Beltwide is making the electronic personal scheduler available. This is a very busy conference. It’s one of those ones where there’s way more to do than you have time to do it. So you have to plan your time. To make it easier you can go to one …

BASF, Beltwide Cotton, Cotton

Cotton Swag For Your Vehicle

Chuck Zimmerman

In Missouri you have to have a state license tag on both front and back of your vehicle. It’s a pain since I’d like to show my support with a logo tag for my favorite thing. If you live in a state that doesn’t have this requirement then you can show your support for cotton with a Cotton Logo License …

BASF, Beltwide Cotton, Cotton

Cotton Consultant’s Headline Perspective

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s always interesting getting a perspective from your audience. For BASF today that was a group of cotton consultants like Ray Young on the right. Ray’s from northeast Louisiana. Next to him is Boyd Kidwell, Quarry Integrated Communications. I talked to Ray after the BASF Cotton Consultants Conference and he said that the registration of Headline for cotton was news …

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BASF Bolls Them Over With Headline

Chuck Zimmerman

Scott Asher is a BASF Diversified Regional Manager. He spoke today at their Cotton Consultants Conference and provided some technical information about the product. Scott says that BASF has a variety of activities planned for growers here that ranges from this session to a nightly hospitality suite and trade show booth. He says that communication with consultants is important and …

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A Headline Cotton Yield Advantage

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the experts on the program at the BASF Cotton Consultants Conference is Amber Shirley, BASF Technical Marketing Manager. Amber says that having Headline, a foliar fungicide, available for the first time means that cotton growers now have the full range of plant protection products available to them that other commodity growers have. She says that using a fungicide …

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Headline Making Cotton Headlines

Chuck Zimmerman

Kicking off the BASF Cotton Consultants Conference is Dr. Gary Fellows, BASF Technical Market Manager. Dr. Fellows started things off by announcing that Headline fungicide is now registered for cotton. He says that 4 years worth of field trials are showing great results. Many of the cotton consultants here were hearing the news for the first time. The conference provided …

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Cotton Consultants Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

What better way to kick things off at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences than having lunch with your sponsor? Right now a large group of consultants is having lunch at the BASF Consultants Information Session in the good old Opryland Hotel. The first fungicide registered for cotton is Headline and that’s basically the news headline here at this session. We’ve got …

BASF, Beltwide Cotton, Cotton

Orchestrating Opportunities at Beltwide

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s off to Nashville this week and the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Home will be the Opryland Hotel where several thousand growers, consultants and assorted industry representatives will be getting together. It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Beltwide so I’m really looking forward to seeing some old friends. This year’s theme is “Orchestrate Your Opportunities.” That’s sort of …

BASF, Beltwide Cotton, Cotton

Cotton Board Members Appointed

Melissa Sandfort

Acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner announced the appointment of 17 members and 17 alternate members to the Cotton Board, as well as one vacant alternate member position in Mississippi created by a resignation. Beginning Jan. 1, the Cotton Board will consist of 37 representatives of cotton producers and importers, their alternates and one consumer advisor. The members and alternates named …

Cotton

Chasing After Cottonseed Oil

Laura McNamara

Cottonseed Oil is greasing up the highways during its ‘Comeback Tour.’ New uses for cottonseed oil are popping up across the U.S. and the National Cottonseed Products Association is making sure consumers can track where and how the oil is being used, even if they can’t make a cross-country trek. Cottonseedoiltour.com takes visitors zigzagging across a web-browser sized U.S. to …

Ag Group, Cotton, Food