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    Farming & Crop Protection FiberMax® Cotton

    FiberMax® Cotton

    You have the genes for growing cotton. And with FiberMax®, your skills are complemented with seed featuring advanced genetics for premium fiber quality and higher yield potential. Just ask the 1,000-plus members of the FiberMax® One Ton Club™. The added quality gives them an edge in the marketplace.

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    Benefits of FiberMax
    Premium Quality: FiberMax consistently delivers high-quality lint cotton, which adds to a grower’s earning potential and increases market access.
    High Yield: Growers who plant FiberMax varieties have high yield potential under irrigation and in dryland production.
    More than 1,000 growers have recorded 4-bale yields to join the elite FiberMax One Ton Club.
    In its charter year, 121 dryland growers recorded 1,000-pound yields to join the FiberMax Maximizer Club.
    Traited Pest Management: FiberMax varieties provide the traits growers need to manage pests effectively and conveniently.
    Flexible weed management with LibertyLink® and GlyTol® traits, giving you weed control options that include Liberty®, a working nonselective herbicide that is effective on tough-to-control grasses and broadleaves.

    Variety Overview

    Quality + Yield = Profitable Performance
    The quality characteristics you need to complement high yields are proven assets for growers who choose FiberMax cotton seed.

    FiberMax Delivers “Tons” of Quality and Yield
    Growers need varieties that reliably deliver premium quality and high yield in a trait package with pest management tools tailored to efficiently control your toughest weeds and insects. High-quality FiberMax varieties and the robust portfolio of BASF crop protection products provide the economic advantage you need today.

    Choose FiberMax varieties...

    • For Premium Quality
      • Because FiberMax consistently delivers high-quality lint cotton, growers who plant FiberMax increase their opportunity to earn premium prices.
    • For High Yield Potential
      • The FiberMax One Ton Club now includes 1,049 growers, all of whom qualified for membership by harvesting more than 2,000 pounds per acre on at least 20 acres planted to FiberMax.
    • For Weed Management
      • FiberMax varieties carry proprietary traits that allow over-the-top weed control using full label rates of Liberty and glyphosate. Liberty, a nonselective herbicide, effectively controls herbicide-resistant and tough-to-control grasses and broadleaves, including Palmer amaranth.

    Variety Relative Maturity*

    * Relative maturity can vary based on management practices, environmental conditions and geographic regions.

    Varieties by Region

    FiberMax has an innovative cottonseed variety lineup that offers growers a range of varieties to fit their fields and farming management practices.

    West

    **Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.

    *** FM 1830GLT and FM 2334GLT are smaller seed size varieties that offer high gin turnout and strong yield potential. Follow Best Management Practices for seed bed preparation, seeding rate, planting depth, and environmental planting conditions to protect yield potential.

    Southwest

    ** Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.

    South Texas

    ** Storm Tolerance Rating Scale: 9 Very Storm-Tolerant, 0 Very Loose.

    *** FM 1830GLT and FM 2334GLT are smaller seed size varieties that offer high gin turnout and strong yield potential. Follow Best Management Practices for seed bed preparation, seeding rate, planting depth, and environmental planting conditions to protect yield potential.

    Always read and follow label directions.

    Performance

    Whether it’s sharing your story or celebrating your achievements, BASF is committed to the success of cotton growers. Check out the resources below to learn what happens when you combine our science with your art.

    One Ton Club

    High yield. High quality. Celebrated Success. The One Ton Club celebrates growers who average 2,000 lb/A or more on 20 or more acres.

    Maximizer Club™

    BASF salutes high yield on dryland acres with the FiberMax® Maximizer Club. Growers that average 1,000 lb/A or more on 20 or more acres can qualify.

    Cotton Planting Forecasting

    Growing cotton is an art, but it helps to have some science to determine when to plant and kick off the season with your FiberMax® cotton seed. And once again, BASF brings the science.

    Developed by agronomists in conjunction with the Center for Geospatial Technology at Texas Tech University, this tool provides a beltwide cotton planting forecast for your desired county or area based on air temp, soil temp and DD60 conditions. Read more.

    Variety Selector Tool

    BASF Variety Selector Tool Maximize success with the right seed variety for your field.

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