Cotton Foundation Members

The Cotton Foundation’s contributions to cotton research and education are possible because of its faithful members. Their voluntary membership dues are enabling the Foundation to support 12 general research projects related to a new invasive insect (cotton seed bug), sustainability, regulatory issue information gathering, plant protection products re-registration, risk data updating and education.


Adama

ADAMA is a leading global crop protection company, providing solutions to combat weeds, insects and disease, so farmers can do what they do best: feed the world.

We are passionate about agriculture and approach what we do as much more than just a job. Our straightforward, get-it-done attitude helps us stay focused on what we care about most: helping our customers create more sustainable, profitable businesses.

AgLogic

AgLogic Chemical LLC, producer of AgLogic 15GG aldicarb pesticide continues the long tradition of a reliable aldicarb based product that provides the widest spectrum of early season pest control of any single at-plant cotton product. Beyond its plant protection AgLogic 15GG aldicarb is a foundational cotton crop management input that increases crop uniformity, earliness, yield and provides growers the opportunity to capture the maximum quality and ROI from their crop. Learn more about “Cotton’s Gold Standard At-Plant Product” AgLogic 15GG and AgLogic Chemical LLC’s commitment to the conscientious use and stewardship of AgLogic 15GG aldicarb pesticide at www.aglogicchemical.com.

Americot NexGen

Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides cotton growers throughout the Cotton Belt with elite performing varieties that offer high yield potential and excellent fiber quality with the technologies that growers want and need. For more information on Americot our and NexGen brand cotton products, call 888.678.7333 or visit www.americot.com.

AMVAC is a global technology solutions provider for agriculture and a leader in proven chemistries, bio-solutions, and precision application systems including SIMPAS® and SmartBox®. AMVAC products for cotton growers in the United States include BIDRIN®, ORTHENE® and DIBROM® insecticides; FOLEX® defoliant; and VAPAM® and K-PAM® fumigants. AMVAC: Our Products, Your Progress. Learn more at www.AMVAC.com

armor seed

Armor Seed is, and always has been, a farmer-focused company with the best interests of its growers guiding its direction. Today, we’re one of the largest regional seed providers in the country with a strong market presence in the Mid-South and growing recognition nationwide. The Armor Seed team is recognized as experienced, informed and knowledgeable. We put great effort into developing an innovative product line with the latest technologies tested for top performance and specifically suited to our growers’ fields. Regardless of the market challenges the industry may face, we know for a fact—when farmers succeed, we succeed.


From high-quality seed with established brands like FiberMax® and Stoneville®, to proven crop protection and seed treatment products, BASF works closely with cotton growers to protect their crops and maximize yield, acre after acre, year after year. We deliver a complete grower experience—field-tested solutions, agronomic insights, and customized recommendations to help growers overcome every challenge and achieve their fields’ full potential. Learn more at agriculture.basf.com.
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Deltapine® Strong Cotton

Deltapine® brand cotton has developed and delivered over a century of strength with varieties that feature exceptional fiber quality for consistently high yield potential. We believe investing in the future of cotton is the best way to secure it and breeding the strongest cotton varieties promotes your strongest yields.


CaseIH Case IH (www.caseih.com) provides a full line of agricultural equipment solutions for cotton production, flexible financial services and parts and service support through a dedicated network of professional dealers and distributors. Productivity enhancing products include tractors ranging from 18 to 620 horsepower; Module Express and Cotton Express pickers; tillage tools; planting and seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; and AFS precision farming systems.

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Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovations, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world's most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.  

For more than 40 years, PhytoGen®, the U.S. cottonseed brand of Corteva Agriscience, has helped growers thrive with cottonseed varieties that produce maximum yield and industry-leading fiber quality. Growers work smarter with the most advanced trait technologies, such as WideStrike® 3 Insect Protection and the Enlist® cotton trait. Join the discussion with PhytoGen on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, or become a Best Yielder member. 

cotton farming

Cotton Farming is the most requested publication by American cotton producers for cotton information. Co-owned by Lia Guthrie and Mississippi Delta cotton farmer, Mike Lamensdorf, Cotton Farming focuses on delivering profitable production and management strategies to improve our readers’ bottom line. We feel industry involvement is crucial to our audience’s survival which hits very close to home for us. Publishing Cotton Farming each month is not just what we do. It is who we are. We co-sponsor the Texas Cotton Ginners Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show each year as well as the long-standing, highly respected Cotton Consultant of the Year award. We believe that global competition is paramount to our farmers and have co-sponsored several cotton quality seminars to improve awareness of our readers about marketing in the global marketplace.

Cotton Grower

COTTON GROWER is the flagship media title of Meister Media Worldwide's Southern Crops Group, a leading provider of information for the American cotton industry. Other Meister Media Worldwide products, services and events for the cotton community include Cotton Grower special issues; the Cotton Companion podcast; the annual Cotton Grower Cotton Achievement Award; Southern Crops CONNECT events; the Global Insight Series special reports; and a host of industry touchpoints and outreach efforts that ensure Cotton Grower is the most trusted and recognized media partner for US cotton producers and beyond.


envirologix inc EnviroLogix Inc., with its customer-driven approach, develops and provides rapid test kits to detect genetic modifications (GM) and mycotoxins in seeds, plants & grain. QuickStix™ Strips are used to screen for individual GMs, and QuickStix Combo Strips detect multiple events on one test device. The ELISA plate kit format is available when quantitative determinations are needed. QuickTox™ Kits for Aflatoxin (GIPSA-approved) are used for screening and quality assurance of grain or bulk seed, with results in as little as two to three minutes.

 Farm Credit Farm Credit supports rural communities and agriculture with reliable, consistent credit and financial services, today and tomorrow. Farm Credit has been fulfilling this mission for nearly a century by providing farmers with the capital they need to make their businesses successful and by financing vital infrastructure and communication services. For more information, please visit www.farmcredit.com.
 
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farm progress

Farm Press publications is the source that Sunbelt producers turn to for the timeliest, most thorough coverage of crops and issues important to them. Since Delta Farm Press started 75 years ago, the company's publications have become "the bible" in the areas they serve. The Farm Presses include Southeast Farm Press, Delta Farm Press, Southwest Farm Press, Western Farm Press, Delta Agricultural Digest,  Delta Farm Press Daily, Southeast Farm Press Daily, Southwest Farm Press Daily and Western Farm Press Daily. Delta Farm Press is co-sponsor of the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, the South's largest indoor farm show, and produces the official program. Farm Press also produces or co-sponsors several other shows and conferences around the Sunbelt, as well as special publishing projects, electronic media and list rentals.

FMC

FMC is the only American agriculture company dedicated exclusively to crop protection chemistry and offers a diversified portfolio of herbicides, harvest aids, insecticides and fungicides. In addition, FMC offers unmatched performance and field support for the best possible results. Cotton products include Aim® EC herbicide, Anthem® Flex herbicide, Command® 3ME microencapsulated herbicide, Crusher® herbicide, Shark® EW herbicide, Athena® insecticide/miticide, Brigade® 2EC insecticide/miticide, Brigadier® insecticide, Carbine® 50WG insecticide, Fyfanon® 57EC insecticide, Coragen® insect control, Dimethoate® 400 EC insecticide, Exirel® insect control, Fyfanon® ULV-AG insecticide, Hero® insecticide, Hero® EW insecticide, Mustang® insecticide, Mustang® Maxx insecticide, Prevathon® insect control, Steward® EC insecticide, Topguard® fungicide, Topguard® EQ fungicide, Topguard® Terra fungicide, and Display® cotton harvest aid. For more information, please visit our website, ag.fmc.com


georgia association of professional agricultural consultants Georgia Association of Professional Agricultural Consultants is a non-profit member organization comprised of 34 private full-time agricultural consultants serving Georgia farmers. Founded in 1990, GAPAC members provide a full line of services on a variety of crops. For more information visit our web site, www.georgiacropconsultants.org.
gowan usa

Gowan Company, a family-owned registrant and marketer of crop protection products based in Yuma, AZ started as a crop consultancy in 1963.  Our foundation was formed by walking the rows and orchards in lockstep with our customers.  Gowan’s success is attributed to our focus on niche products and minor crops, accompanied by technical know-how and customer responsiveness.  Gowan Company differs from other chemical companies because we started in the field, walking with and listening to our customers.  Our roots are firmly planted in the fruit, nut, vegetable and specialty crop sector but we seek niches in all crops when there is a need to provide and protect unique crop protection solutions.  We position our products on best agronomic fit and technical merit.  Gowan Company is known in the ag chemical industry as a political advocate for pesticides.  We dedicate our resources to keep the pulse of agriculture in the forefront of our daily business.  Gowan serves on committees that affect pesticide legislation and maintains key contacts in this arena.  We listen to your needs to find new uses for our products, and make a commitment to keeping those products in the marketplace.  Gowan Company recognizes the need to rescue mature products that larger companies no longer find value in retaining.  We acquire and defend valuable crop protection products that are critical to key markets.  We are responsive and readily available to our customers, and most importantly, we maintain an unwavering commitment to serving growers.


H.W.J.Designs
H.W.J. Designs Machinery/Equipment Ultraviolet disinfection equipment, Water conditioners, Water softening accessories, Ultrafiltration equipment, Packaged water treatment systems, Collection tanks.

ICE Futures US
ICE Futures U.S. operates global commodity and financial products marketplaces, including the world’s leading electronic energy markets and soft commodity exchange. ICE’s diverse futures and over-the-counter (OTC) markets offer access to contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, as well as agricultural commodities including cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, and sugar, in addition to foreign currency and equity index futures and options.

John Deere, one of the world's oldest and most respected enterprises, creates smart and innovative solutions, in the form of advanced machines, services and concepts, for customers on the farmsite, worksite and homesite worldwide.

 LACA
The Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association provides the best information possible so that its agricultural producer-clients may make a bountiful and profitable crop.
Lummus

Lummus Corporation is a worldwide leader in the manufacturing and marketing of a complete line of cotton ginning machinery and replacement parts, including gin stands, feeders, lint cleaners, precleaning and baling equipment.


 maca
Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association (MACA) members are independent professionals that use integrated pest management practices. Members make non-biased recommendations concerning insect, weed and disease control, seed variety selection and placement, soil fertility and irrigation management. Members’ ethical recommendations are based on sound science, low environmental impact and best economic return for the producer. “MACA Members Serving Mississippi Farmers Since 1973, Putting the Farmer First”.

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Netafim USA, the world leader in micro irrigation technology for more than 30 years, offers micro irrigation systems for cotton and other crops. Netafim USA systems include dripperline, valves, filters and air relief, and deliver precise amounts of water and nutrients to every plant in a variety of terrains and environments.
Nutrien

Nutrien is the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a safe and sustainable manner. Our field experts work hand-in-hand with cotton growers across the country to protect soil quality, manage water use and maximize nutrient potential. Offering a unique toolbox of solutions, including Dyna-Gro® seed and our Agrible platform, Nutrien helps cotton growers meet consumer demand, producing more with less impact on the environment.


Rain and Hail Insurance Service, Inc. As the leading crop insurance provider in the U.S., Rain and Hail has protected rural America for the past 100 years. Our unique perspective on risk management in rural America allows us to tailor crop insurance plans with localized impact. We are constantly enhancing our industry-leading technology backed by our high-level service to give agents and growers the tools they need to be successful.

Samuel Samuel Strapping Systems is a worldwide leader in the manufacture, sales and servicing of completely Automatic Bale Tying Systems for cotton baling using textile industry preferred polyester strap. Our undefined strapping is specifically engineered for use in these system applications. Samuel's systems are adaptable to any new or existing baling press. For more information, call us at 1-800-359-9222, email us at smyrnaoffice@samuelstrapping.com or click on our logo.
 
Since 1998, Seal Transportation has been applying our practical creativity to solutions that truly work for our customers. Our agricultural customers benefit from our experience developing smooth, sound solutions through each season and harvest. Our consultative approach goes beyond transactional activities, focusing on client based solutions that reduce cost and bring value to your logistics needs. Our philosophy is to provide exceptional service and to focus on building lasting relationships with both customers and carriers. As relationships are our priority, customers can rely on us to always do the right thing with each shipment. “Seal Transportation is as solid as a rock, ethical and committed to doing the right thing. We believe in the company because at every point, the core foundation at Seal is giving every customer a great experience.” — Gene Schiesser, CEO
 
signode Signode Corporation is the Global leader in manufacturing both fully automatic strapping equipment and polyester strap for cotton baling. Signode’s High Strength Tenax polyester strap and revolutionary Automatic strapping system provides a reliable, cost effective and safe method for tying out bales on any baling press. All Signode products are designed, manufactured and serviced directly by Signode personnel. For more information call us at 1-800-323-2464 or email at msmanda@signode.com. Visit our web site by clicking on the Signode logo above.
 
Southern Cotton Ginners Foundation Southern Cotton Ginners Foundation is a non-profit organization composed primarily of Southern Cotton Ginners Association members in Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Missouri, and all other individuals interested in funding scientific, educational and charitable endeavors for the advancement and betterment of the cotton ginning industry.
 
Syngenta Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.
 

Tama_LOGO-4 Tama USA Inc. is a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of crop packaging products and solutions; combining farming experience, with cutting-edge agricultural technology, for growers around the globe.

valent usa corporation Valent USA LLC is dedicated to providing sustainable solutions to cotton farmers through innovative products developed to protect and enhance yield. For more information, please visit www.valent.com or www.valentsustainablesolutions.com.

 willmar fabrication

Willmar Fabrication, LLC is a leader in spray drift reduction technology. Along with the original Redball™ Spray Monitor, Willmar Fab designs and manufactures broadcast spray hoods to minimize concerns about drift and row crop spray-hoods to help control resistant weeds. Willmar Fab has a strong focus on customer service and support, and is committed to develop innovative products that solve real-world problems. Learn more at www.WillmarFab.com.

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Valent USA LLC is dedicated to providing sustainable solutions to cotton farmers through innovative products developed to protect and enhance yield. For more information, please visit www.valent.com or www.valentsustainablesolutions.com.