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Ag news and Producer Highlights

Ginner of the Year

Brad Williams - 2022

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SCGA Incoming President

Gary Bailey - 2023 - 2024

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Memorial Scholarship Honoree

SCGA Scholarship awarded in Buddy Tanner's Honor

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The Agricultural Council of Arkansas

Shaping and advancing policy for the benefits of Arkansas ag 


Carbon Credits 

new 'hot button' issue for ag

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Drones in Ag

Custom Drone business goes vertical in 2022

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Gin Show Big Draw

Gin Show's Big Draw

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Insurance Coverage

Hydroponic Agriculture and Insurance Coverage 

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National Cotton Ginners Association 

Ginners confronting multiple issues in 2023

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Peanut Cotton

The Peanut-Cotton Price Relationship

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Planting Corn

Waiting for the right conditions critical in corn planting 

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From the Show Room

The importance of connectivity is evident in trying times

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USDA Cotton Ginning Lab

USDA gin lab research keys on efficiency 

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SCGA Safety Notes

Mis-South Cotton industry benefits from teamwork

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AG Achievement Award

Kody Beavers - 2022

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SCGA Outgoing President

Tom Calloway: Getting the work done

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A.L. Vandergriff Cotton Pioneer Award

Kenneth Hood: grower, ginner, innovator, entrepreneur for the ages

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Blue Oval City

Ford revs up construction at Blue Oval City

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Cotton Board

Cotton research and promotion Program makes the grade

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Gin Show App

Gin Show mobile app updated for 2023 show

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High Cotton

29th High Cotton Class Credit Soil Health, Varieties and Family for Success

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LSU AgCenter

Leading agriculture into a better tomorrow

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National Cotton Council

Trust Protocol participation, visibility advancing


Phoenix Gin

Tennessee's Phoenix Gin taking its place in history

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Solar Farm 

Investing in Solar Farmers take advantage of solar power to offset energy costs

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UofA Rice Station

An experiment station to meet the needs of today and tomorrow

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Wheat Yields

Bump up those wheat yields in February

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America's foremost cotton competitor

Brazil- America's foremost cotton competitor? Hear more from William "Buddy" Allen, president and CEO, American Cotton Shippers Association. He spoke last week at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Learn what he had to say about exports and the paradigm shift in farm policy focus.

Beltwide Cotton Specialist of the Year award

Cotton Specialist Murilo Maeda accepting 2023 Beltwide Cotton Specialist of the Year award.

LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist Describes Impact of August Rains

Parts of central Mississippi and northern Louisiana have received 10-20 inches of rain in the latter part of August - when harvest should be in full swing. Soybeans appear to be hardest hit among row crops. LSU AgCenter Soybean Specialist David Moseley shares what he is seeing in his region.

Arkansas Senate Farm Bill Hearing

Some sound from Senate Field Hearing on the 2023 Farm Bill.

Alabama cotton producer Stanley Free talks about why he comes to the show

Cotton producer Stanley Free, Centre, Alabama, visits with Farm Press about what he comes to see at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show.

Joe Mencer: Beltwide Cotton Marketer of the Year

Meet producer Joe Mencer, Lake Village, Ark., and the 2023 Cotton Marketer of the Year. Learn more about his marketing strategy and selling his cotton and rice for the highest price of his career.

Deltapine’s Eric Best talks about new cotton varieties for 2023

Deltapine gathered its New Product Evaluator growers in Tampa, Fla., Dec. 9 to celebrate 15 years of the farmer-based program, and the company announced five new cotton varieties for the 2023 growing season. Deltapine’s Eric Best talks about the new varieties and what they bring to the field in 2023.

Current and future regulatory decisions for agricultural chemistries now must include the Endangered Species Act

A lot of decisions this year with the EPA will come and will address the Endangered Species act with every product as it's registered or reregistered. And by addressing that act, there's some tremendous challenges that will be difficult for us,” said Stanley Culpepper, University Of Georgia Extension Service weed specialist.

Jeff & Kimberley Sumrall Family, Canton, Miss., visit the Midsouth Farm and Gin Show 2022

Jeff & Kimberly Sumrall, Canton, Miss., and their 3 kids talk about what they enjoy most at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, Memphis, Tenn.

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