2005 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

News and reports from the 2005 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans, LA.

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January 6, 2005
Dr. Wayne Smith is 2004 Cotton Genetics Research Award Recipient
The Texas A&M University breeder received was recognized at the Beltwide Cotton Improvement Conference in New Orleans.
Plant Protection and Biotech Products in the Pipeline
NCC Senior Scientist Dr. Frank Carter reviewed plant protection and biotech products in the pipeline.
January 5, 2005
Lilly Pulitzer® is 2005 U.S. Cotton Champion Award Recipient
The Lilly Pulitzer® clothing company was honored during the Cotton Counts fashion show at the 2005 Beltwide Cotton Conferences.
Market Place Insights
In providing his insights into the global cotton marketplace, Memphis merchant William B. Dunavant, Jr., predicted a record final 2004 U.S. crop of 22.8 million bales.
Managing Lint Quality, Making a Profit: An Economic Perspective
NCC Vice President Dr. Gary Adams said that when deciding which variety of cotton to plant, growers do so based on how that variety is expected to impact their bottom line.
Report of NCC Chairman
NCC Chairman Woody Anderson said research, education and technology transfer continue to be critically important and the NCC will continue its longstanding commitment of its resources for technology development and transfer and bringing resolution to the technology-based priorities.
January 4, 2005
2005 High Cotton Winners Reducing Tillage, Adapting To Challenges
Conservation tillage could well be the watchword for the recipients of the 2005 High Cotton Awards.