Resistant Pests Wreaking Havoc in Cotton Crop

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers attending the Milan No-Till Field Day this year heard a clear message from University of Arkansas Extension Entomologist Gus Lorenz when it comes to choosing cotton varieties. “That technology with three genes is going to keep us away from having to make foliar applications,” said Lorenz. “If we’re going to pay for the technology, let’s pay for a …

Audio, Cotton

Resisting Bacterial Blight in Cotton

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers fighting diseases like bacterial blight can improve their chances for success by choosing varieties that are resistant to the disease. Stoneville Representative Lucas Owen told growers attending the Milan No-Till Field Day about some of the best options Stoneville has to offer when it comes to fighting bacterial blight in ST 5517GLTP and ST 5471GLTP. “Both of these …

Audio, Cotton

Stoneville Cotton Varieties Shine at Field Day

Carrie Muehling

Stoneville showcased a number of cotton varieties at the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day. Chuck spoke with Rachel Walters, Stoneville cotton marketing manager, about a few of the standouts. ST 6182GLT showed strong performance in land-grant university on-farm trials in 2017. On dryland or under irrigation, ST 6182GLT delivers the opportunity for excellent yield and good fiber quality in …

AgWired Precision, Cotton

Fighting Worms in Cotton

Carrie Muehling

Cotton growers attending the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day learned about a number of choices when it comes to worm control. Growers looking for two- or three-gene traits with high efficacy coupled with proven performance have a wide choice in the Stoneville lineup. TwinLink® is a two-gene Bt trait and TwinLink Plus is a three-gene Bt trait. Both show positive …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Cotton

Stoneville Varieties Presentation at Sunbelt Field Day

Chuck Zimmerman

Debbie Brown, Stoneville representative in the Eastern Region, gave a presentation to tour participants during the Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. Her focus was on the top four varieties for the Georgia area. Debbie points to Stoneville 5517GLTP, 5471GLTP, 5818GLT and 6182GLT as those varieties that will provide cotton growers with the best results. You can find more information …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Bayer, Cotton, Sunbelt Ag Expo, Video

Stoneville Varieties at Milan No-Till Field Day

Cindy Zimmerman

The Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day is one of the most far-ranging agricultural field days in the nation. This year’s event started out with cool weather and a good crowd. “Although we’ve diversified the field day program over the years, our goal remains the same as the first No-Till Field Day — to provide farmers with in-depth information that …

Audio, Bayer, Conservation, Cotton, Tillage

Stoneville Varieties featured at Sunbelt Field Day

Chuck Zimmerman

The Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day brought hundreds of farmers from Georgia and surrounding states. The event let’s you see demonstration plots with the latest innovative research, and visit with industry and university researchers to get up-to-date information on topics such as new seed and forage varieties, irrigation and water management, crop protection, soil fertility and precision agriculture. Stoneville took …

Audio, Bayer, Cotton, Seed, Sunbelt Ag Expo, Technology

All Ag News DC Audio

Cindy Zimmerman

Last week was a busy one in Washington DC and that gave Tony St. James plenty of news to discuss with lawmakers and industry leaders during his second annual All Ag, All Day DC Capitol Ag Tour. The purpose of the event is to talk with Congressional Representatives (House & Senate) who have a hand in policy that affects agriculture …

AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, Cotton, Farm Bill, farm broadcasting, Government

Insect Control in Cotton with Prevathon

Jamie Johansen

One of the new products creating buzz from FMC Corporation is Prevathon, which offers insect control in BT cotton. We were able to stop by the FMC booth at the 2018 Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to learn why cotton growers will want to take advantage of Prevathon this growing season. “Reseach has shown that at least one application of …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Cotton, Farm & Gin Show, FMC

Cotton Market Update from Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Jamie Johansen

A larger cotton crop than expected sets tone for an unusual year for the cotton market. Senior Cotton Analyst, Informa Economics, Kip Butts, was on hand at the recent Mid-South Farm & Gin Show to shed light on the current cotton market, where cotton stands with farm bill changes and what 2018 will look like. “I think we will find …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Audio, Cotton, Farm Gin Show, Farm Shows, Markets