Wednesday - August 21, 2019
Tipoffs for Albany, Georgia (cotton) Newsletter for Tuesday July 09, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Agricultural Research Service: Innovative Cornstarch Makes Products Sustainable and 'Green'
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service issued the following news: At the 2019 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and AgTech in Des Moines, Iowa, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) chemist Gordon Selling today reported on his group's use of steam-jet cooking and other processing methods to create a starch-vegetable-oil-based complex with a variety of useful properties. For example, by combining cornstarch with vegetable oil, the team  more

Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry World of Wipes 2019 International Conference Provided Valuable Connections and New Ideas for a Circular Economy
CARY, North Carolina, July 2 -- INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry issued the following news release: INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 13th annual World of Wipes(R) (WOW) International Conference connected 390 participants from 19 countries to advance their wipes business in Atlanta, GA, June 24-27. WOW provided valuable program content with the latest innovations and presentations from industry leaders on issues, market trends, and statistica  more

NASS - New York Field Office: USDA Reports Increase in New York Corn Acreage
ALBANY, New York, July 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - New York Field Office issued the following news release: New York corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is 1.12 million acres, up 2 percent from 2018. Growers expect to harvest 590 thousand acres for corn grain, down from 645 thousand acres last year. New York soybean area this year is estimated at 270 thousand acres planted, down 18 percent from 2018. New York winter wheat acrea  more

Rep. Arrington Speaks at Signing Ceremony for Cotton Classing Agreement Between Texas Tech, USDA
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, issued the following news release: Yesterday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) joined members of the Texas Tech community, including Chancellor Tedd Mitchell, President Lawrence Schovanec, as well as U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Greg Ibach, and fellow West Texan and Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11), to speak at a signing cerem  more

USDA Partners With Texas Tech University to Build On-Campus Cotton Classing Facility to Promote U.S. Cotton
WASHINGTON, July 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the establishment of a cooperative agreement between its Agricultural Marketing Service's Cotton and Tobacco Program (C&T) and Texas Tech University to construct, own, and operate a cotton classing facility located on the University's campus in Lubbock, Texas. This partnership will foster opportunities for Texas T  more