2008 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

News and reports from the 2008 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Nashville, TN.

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January 11, 2008
Paterson is 2007 Cotton Genetics Research Award Recipient
Dr. Andrew H. Paterson, a research professor in the University of Georgia’s Crop and Soil Sciences and its Genetics departments, is the recipient of the 2007 Cotton Genetics Research Award.
January 9, 2008
NCC Chairman's Report
NCC Chairman John Pucheu told 2008 Beltwide Cotton Conferences' attendees that the U.S. cotton industry has excellent prospects for achieving profitable cotton production and processing -- but research, education and technology transfer continue to be critically important to that objective.
Cotton Economic Update
NCC Vice President of Economics & Policy Analysis Gary Adams provided an assessment of and an outlook for the U.S. cotton industry.
January 7, 2008
2008 High Cotton Winners Enjoying Benefits of Farming ‘Ugly’
NASHVILLE – For years, farmers who planted no-till were said to be “farming ugly.” But nothing about no-till or reduced tillage farming is ugly with this year’s High Cotton awards winners. Each has adopted minimum tillage practices and believes those are helping them take better care of their soil and water.