Growers and crop consultants across the Cotton Belt now have a new and freely accessible resource to “focus on” this year. Focus on Cotton, a crop management resource that features monthly webcasts from noted experts in the cotton industry, is now online and available for viewing on the Plant Management Network’s Focus on Cotton
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— Courtesy of Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist, Mississippi State University
The 2013 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show will be held on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Show hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1 and 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on
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The Arkansas Plant Food Association, in collaboration with The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Arkansas State University would like to invite you to participate in the 2013 Soil Fertility Workshop series. The first workshop will be held February 12 on the campus of ASU in Jonesboro, while the second workshop will be
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Cotton Incorporated is holding a Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar at The Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN, on Wednesday, February 13.
The main topics covered in the seminar include:
Why are options on cotton futures critical to your business? What can options do for you and how? Actionable hedging strategies based on various price scenarios
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5th Annual Corn and Grain Sorghum Producer Conference
The Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board would like to invite you to the 5th annual Corn and Grain Sorghum Producer Conference.
This year the Conference will be held at 2 locations with the content repeated at both locations. Tuesday January, 8 at the ASU Alumni
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Monday, December 17, is the last day discounted room rates will be offered by the Marriott Rivercenter/Riverwalk hotels in San Antonio, Texas. Those are the headquarter hotels for the 2013 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 7-10.
The National Cotton Council urges cotton industry members, university and USDA researchers, Extension personnel, consultants, equipment and
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A one-day workshop is planned for November 27, 2012 at the Arkansas Farm Bureau Headquarters at 10720 Kanis Road in Little Rock to discuss the market potential of non-GMO soybeans. Participants will learn about a Soybean Promotion Board-funded market research project to examine the emerging market. Discussions will focus on enhancing participant understanding of the size
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The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board (ASPB) realizes that the current and future success of the Arkansas soybean industry depends on the continual output of qualified soybean practitioners from Arkansas Colleges and Universities. Graduate education is of paramount importance to the continual improvement of the Arkansas soybean industry. Thus,
Continue reading Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board (ASPB) now accepting applicants for 2013 Fellowship Program
The deadline for submitting harvest date for the Race for 100 & Go for the Green Yield Challenges is December 1, 2012. We have had 88 growers submit entry forms, but as of this week, only 14 producers have returned harvest data. Only one producer has returned harvest data for the Full Season Soybean Production
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A free conference to assist farmers with understanding agricultural labor issues will be held November 16, 2012 at the Cooperative Extension Service headquarters (LRSO), 2301 S. University Ave., Little Rock. In order to ensure available seating and materials, pre-registration is requested. Register online or fill out the Farm Labor Conference Registration Form and return by fax to 501-671-2215.
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