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LATEST NEWS FROM Cotton

1 Billion Acres of Bt Crops
13:42PM Jul 15, 2019

Tailgate Talk - Summer 2019

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Take a look at the global adoption of Bt corn, cotton and soybeans in countries where the biotech crops are grown on more than 2,400 acres.
10:20AM Jul 12, 2019

Storm Delivers Latest Blow to Farm Economy as Elevators Shut

Bloomberg
Wire Service
America’s agricultural economy is bracing for yet another hit as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward Louisiana, with grain elevators, cotton fields and cane crops in its projected path.
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09:57AM Jul 10, 2019

Corn Earworm Puts Cotton Growers in a Tricky Position

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Corn earworm, known better to cotton farmers as cotton bollworm, can quickly decimate a cotton field. The pests’ repeat exposure to common Bt proteins leads to faster resistance and more
13:50PM Jul 08, 2019

Insect Resistant Crops Hit One Billion Acres Globally

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
Bt, Bacillus thuringensis, crops are used around the world in corn, cotton, soybean and eggplant. More than 20 nations have at least 2,471 acres of the genetically modified crops.
22:32PM May 31, 2019

Wet Weather, Dry Weather, Worms: U.S. Cotton Can't Catch a Break

Bloomberg
Wire Service
Cotton acres at risk amid adverse weather as well as corn gain and cotton crop uncertainty may spur more price volatility.
22:18PM May 31, 2019

Treacherous Waters

Alan Brugler
AgWeb Contributor
Market Watch with Alan Brugler May 31, 2019 Treacherous Waters We have more water themes to go with our Monsoon theme from last week. Still water runs deep. You can ...
21:22PM May 24, 2019

Monsoon Season

Alan Brugler
AgWeb Contributor
Market Watch with Alan Brugler May 24, 2019 Monsoon Season We usually think of monsoon season as something that happens in India beginning around June 1 and running into September. ...