Long term commitment, stability and performance have made Rain and Hail a leading crop insurance underwriter. More than a simple statement of purpose, we demonstrate this commitment in every specialized insurance product. It is reflected in our financial strength, our business affiliates, our responsive claims service and our unmatched support of agents. In addition to comprehensive crop hail and multiple-peril protection, Rain and Hail provides a diversity of products in association with some of the nation's leading insurers. Our unique perspective on risk management in rural America allows us to tailor crop insurance plans with localized impact.
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The Cotton Foundation’s contributions to cotton research and education are possible because of its faithful members. These agribusiness allies' voluntary dues are enabling the Foundation to support 11 general research projects related to pest management, sustainability, regulatory issue information gathering, plant protection products re-registration, risk data updating and education efforts.
ADAMA is one of the world’s leading crop protection companies. We strive to Create Simplicity in Agriculture – offering farmers effective products and services that simplify their lives and help them grow. With one of the most comprehensive and diversified portfolios of differentiated, quality products, our 5,000-strong team reaches farmers in more than 100 countries, providing them with solutions to control weeds, insects and disease, and improve their yields. For more information, visit us at www.ADAMA.com.
Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides Southwest, Midsouth and Southeast cotton growers with quality planting seed of varieties that offer high yield potential and excellent fiber quality with the technologies that growers want and need. For more information on Americot brand and NexGen brand cotton products, call 888.678.7333 or go to www.americot.com.
AMVAC Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets the following crop protection products for cotton growers in the United States: Insecticides: BIDRIN®, ORTHENE® and DIBROM® 8. Soil Fumigants: VAPAM® and K-PAM ®. Defoliant: FOLEX®. AMVAC operates manufacturing facilities in Los Angeles, CA and Axis, AL. For more information, visit www.amvac-chemical.com.
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.
Deltapine® cotton has developed and delivered over a century of strength with varieties that offer unmatched potential with outstanding yields and fiber quality in every maturity group, every season. 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.
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 535 horsepower; Module Express and Cotton Express pickers; tillage tools; planting and seeding systems; sprayers and applicators; and AFS precision farming systems.
At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes and global technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services for more than 113,000 customers and 107,000 contract carriers and suppliers to meet their supply chain goals through our integrated network of 280 offices and more than 14,000 employees. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com or view our company video.
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 and COTTON INTERNATIONAL are the flagship publications of Meister Media Worldwide's Cotton Media Group, the world's largest provider of cotton information. Other Meister Media Worldwide products, services and events for the cotton community include COTTON GROWER PLUS targeted reports; CI WORLD REPORT, serving the global cotton chain "from boll to bobbin"; the COTTON GROWER / National Cotton Council "Millennium Grant"; the annual "Cotton Achievement Award"; the COTTON GROWER / NYBOT "Cotton Marketer of the Year Award; the Cotton International Hall of Fame; and the yearly COTTON GROWER "Beltwide Luncheon."
Dow AgroSciences LLC, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is a top-tier agricultural company that combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. Dow AgroSciences provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population. Global sales for Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, are $3.8 billion. Learn more at www.dowagro.com.
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 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.
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.
A diversified portfolio of cotton herbicides, harvest aids, insecticides and fungicides from FMC offers unmatched performance and field support for the best possible results. Include FMC products in your crop protection and defoliation programs to maximize results that you can take to the bank. Cotton protection 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, www.fmccrop.com
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.
Helena Chemical Company is the leading distributor of crop inputs across the Cotton Belt and the country. We offer crop protectants, fertilizer, seed, seed treatments, adjuvants, bioscience products, nutritional products, value-added products, precision ag services and software…and much more. With its theme of People…Products…Knowledge®…, Helena is the most trusted, innovative and respected distributor in the Cotton Belt.
H.W.J. Designs Machinery/Equipment Ultraviolet disinfection equipment, Water conditioners, Water softening accessories, Ultrafiltration equipment, Packaged water treatment systems, Collection tanks.
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, ethanol, orange juice, wood pulp and sugar, in addition to foreign currency and equity index futures and options.
Indigo Ag Inc, a Boston-based company, focuses on the microbes that have evolved in conjunction with plants over millions of years to optimize health and maximize productivity. Utilizing these beneficial microbes, Indigo can work towards its goal of helping farmers to sustainably feed the planet. Inspired by insights from the human microbiome, Indigo began with the hypothesis that microbes living inside a plant (endophytes) are vital to its health. With sophisticated sequencing techniques, Indigo has assembled a world-class database of genomic information from these microbes, resulting in products that complement a plant’s natural processes to improve crop health while increasing yield.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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 1-888-342-3770 or email at email@example.com. Visit our web site by clicking on the Signode logo above.
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 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 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.
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
WinField United is the seed, crop protection products, agricultural services and agronomic insights business of Land O’Lakes, Inc. As an industry leader, the business focuses on meeting the needs of nearly 1,300 locally owned and operated cooperative and independent agricultural retailers and its grower-customers across the United States. Through data-backed, insight-driven agronomics, operational excellence and sustainable solutions delivered under the WinField United brand, the business helps retailers successfully meet farmers’ needs.