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The Cotton Companion podcast is a conversation among the editors and friends of Cotton Grower magazine about all things cotton related.

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    • 4.4, 12 Ratings

The Cotton Companion podcast is a conversation among the editors and friends of Cotton Grower magazine about all things cotton related.

    Taking the Long and Winding Road

    Taking the Long and Winding Road

    Cotton Grower Editors Jim Steadman and Frank Giles welcome Beck Barnes back to the podcast as he visits with 2019 Cotton Grower Cotton Achievement Award recipient Dahlen Hancock...and recaps the long road to physically present this year's award.

    • 37 min
    Spanning the Cotton Belt for Hot News Items; Trying to Make Sense of the Market

    Spanning the Cotton Belt for Hot News Items; Trying to Make Sense of the Market

    Cotton Grower Editors Frank Giles and Jim Steadman recap a few weeks worth of news impacting U.S. cotton. And Dr. O.A. Cleveland joins in to explain the current cotton market in his own inimitable way.

    • 40 min
    Dicamba Saga Continues; Traits Paying Off in Nematode Battles

    Dicamba Saga Continues; Traits Paying Off in Nematode Battles

    Cotton Grower Editors Frank Giles and Jim Steadman review the rapid changes in the dicamba ruling. And Dr. Bob Kemerait joins in to discuss Georgia cotton, potential crop diseases and how new breeding traits are paying off in the fight against nematodes.

    • 32 min
    Dissecting Cotton's Dicamba Dilemma

    Dissecting Cotton's Dicamba Dilemma

    CropLife Senior Writer Jackie Pucci joins Cotton Grower Editors Frank Giles and Jim Steadman to review the twists, turns and current situation surrounding the June 3 dicamba label ruling. And cotton merchant Jim Nunn shares details on the CFAP program and how COVID-19 has impacted global cotton trade.

    • 40 min
    More COVID-19 Relief...and Making Early Planting Pay Off

    More COVID-19 Relief...and Making Early Planting Pay Off

    Cotton Grower Editors Jim Steadman and Frank Giles review the details impacting cotton from the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Frank also visits with Georgia grower Ken Hall to discuss the advantages of planting cotton in late March.

    • 30 min
    #2020Planting Is On!

    #2020Planting Is On!

    Cotton Grower Editors Jim Steadman and Frank Giles discuss the latest USDA report on the rapid progress in U.S. cotton planting. We also visit with Dr. John Robinson of Texas A&M about current market conditions and possible long-term impacts of COVID-19 on cotton.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

BobWest2 ,

Bob West

These guys are plugged into the US cotton industry and bring you the news and insights you need, if you’re involved in this dynamic industry.

Amy Sarkissian ,

Public Relations

Excellent source of news for the U.S. cotton industry. Entertaining and informative.

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