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New Product Evaluator Program

About the Program

The New Product Evaluator Program is a collaboration between Deltapine® and cotton growers across the country. NPE growers test new variety candidates on their own operations, collecting valuable data that determines the next class of strong cotton. Roughly 200 growers evaluate new cotton variety candidates on large-acre plots under their own management systems. NPE farms span the entire cotton belt, ensuring proven potential across a variety of growing conditions. Growers keep a detailed log of growing data, providing information to optimize new varieties across different regions and management programs. Since it began in 2008, the NPE Program has been responsible for the commercialization of some of the top cotton varieties across the Cotton Belt.

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Introducing the Class of '23

RM EarlyDP 2317 B3TXFBrand Blend
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  • Bollgard® 3 ThryvOn™ Cotton with XtendFlex® Technology
  • Early-mid maturity
  • Resistance to bacterial blight
  • Strong performance in Mid-South and Texas
RM EarlyDP 2328 B3TXFBrand Blend
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  • Bollgard® 3 ThryvOn™ Cotton with XtendFlex® Technology
  • Mid-maturity
  • Strong fiber package
  • Solid performance in Mid-South, Upper Southeast and East Texas
RM Mid DP 2333 B3XFBrand Blend
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  • Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® Technology
  • Strong yield potential
  • Resistance to bacterial blight
  • Solid performance in Mid-South and Upper Southeast
RM MidDP 2335 B3XFBrand Blend
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  • Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex® Technology
  • Mid-maturity
  • Strong fiber package
  • Solid performance in West Texas
RM Mid-FullDP 2349NR B3XFBrand Blend
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  • Strong Performance potential in Lower SE and Lower Midsouth
  • Root Knot Nematode (RKN) resistance
  • Smooth Leaf variety

What Growers Are Saying

For over a decade, the New Product Evaluator (NPE) Program has played a significant role in bringing innovative varieties to market. See what our growers think of this year’s class.

Zeb Winslow | NPE Grower, North Carolina

DP 2236 B3XF

"It was my pick all through the year. It came out of the ground well and seemed to grow off a little bit quicker. It took a shot of PGR probably a solid two weeks before the other varieties that really set the plant up nicely for the rest of the year. It was a beautiful cotton, picked clean and was by far my favorite."

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Nick McMichen | NPE Grower, Alabama

DP 2211 B3TXF

"We had a lot of pressure, and it performed as prescribed and desired. It really helped with the thrips species*. It has a great fit in an early season, tough environment."

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*ThryvOn™ Technology may help reduce insecticide applications for tarnished plant bugs and thrips species (tobacco thrips (Frankliniella fusca); Western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis); tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris); and the Western Tarnished Plant bug (Lygus Hesperus)). Scouting is critical to determine which and how many insecticide applications are recommended to avoid economic losses greater than the pest management costs (i.e., when economic thresholds are met).