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February 5, 2016

USDA Plant Variety Protection Office issues 104 certificates of protection on December 9, 2015

USDA Plant Variety Protection Office issues 104 certificates of protection on September 29, 2015

Texas family thrilled to be named Cotton Grower magazine 2015 Kotton Kidz grand-prize winner - The Weinheimer family wins big with little boy who loves farm equipment

India - Delhi High Court sets stage for price controls on Bt cotton seeds (Livemint)

India - Delhi High Court refuses stay in Mahyco Monsanto Biotech’s plea against Centre’s cotton price control order (The Economic Times)

February 4, 2016

India - Mahyco Monsanto seeks stay on formation of Bt cotton pricing panel (The Economic Times)

Insect management and variety selection important for 2016 South Carolina cotton crop

February 3, 2016

Not your grandfather’s cotton - Surprising twists of cotton’s genetic history

February 1, 2016

Zimbabwe - Government gives free cotton seeds to farmers (New Zimbabwe)

National Seed Association of India asks 11 cotton seed firms to question monopoly of Mahyco-Monsanto Biotech (The Economic Times)

January 28, 2016

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces Cotton Board appointments

India - Centre sets up committee to fix Bt Cotton seed prices - 9-member committee has a deadline of 31 March to decide on the MSP of genetically modified Bt cotton seeds (Live Mint)

January 26, 2016

11 companies object to the National Seed Association of India's support for cotton seed price regulation (The Economic Times)

January 25, 2016

Mahyco Monsanto Biotech challenges Indian government’s move to regulate price - Delhi High Court is slated to hear the case on Wednesday (The Financial Express)

Clemson University Extension Service announces cotton and peanut growers’ meetings

January 24, 2016

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association urges government to approve Cotton Seed Act and Breeders Proprietary Rights Act (Business Recorder)

Australia to approve Monsanto’s Bollgard III cotton (AgroNews)

January 22, 2016

India - State of Karnataka issues notices to Bt cotton seed companies (Fibre 2 Fashion)

January 20, 2016

2016 cotton variety options for California, Arizona (Western Farm Press)

January 14, 2016

India - Price control may stifle cotton seed industry - Government order aims to control licence fee, royalty trait fee and licensing terms on which innovative technologies are made available (Business Standard)

January 13, 2016

Applied DNA Sciences signs cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for enhanced cotton genotyping - Technology will enable the identification of global cotton cultivars to further secure supply chains

Monsanto to modernize cotton operations with new facility in Texas - State-of-the-art cotton seed processing facility in Lubbock expected to open in 2017

First PhytoGen brand variety with Enlist cotton trait available for 2016 season - PHY 490 W3FE expands effective weed control options, provides growers a tool to address resistance issues

India - Government working on solution to control pink bollworm cotton pest (The Economic Times)

January 12, 2016

3 ways Bt technology has changed cotton production for the better (AgWeb)

January 8, 2016

Mississippi State University's Associate Extension Professor Darrin Dodds wins Dr. J. Tom Cothren Outstanding Young Cotton Physiologist Award during Beltwide Cotton Conferences

January 7, 2016

Bayer recognizes Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist Gaylon Morgan as 2016 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year - Texas researcher receives award at 2016 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

January 6, 2016

Dow AgroSciences launches Enlist Cotton for the 2016 season - Cotton growers are ready to use the innovative cotton trait on their farms

January 5, 2016

USA - Bayer CropScience announces new FiberMax and Stoneville cotton varieties for 2016, joins strong lineup of varieties with GlyTol LibertyLink TwinLink technologies

January 4, 2016

Kansas, USA - Better cotton yield hurt by ground lost to other crops (Kansas Agland)








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