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Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

Cotton Seed Proposal May Have Unforeseen Consequences

👤By Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess, and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economists; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University Ag Economist 🕔Jan 12, 2018

Congress is attempting to reach an agreement on funding the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018; a short-term continuing resolution passed just before the holidays expires on January 19, 2018. Congress is also considering an emergency appropriations bill

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Texas Cotton – Upper Gulf Coast, Blacklands: Harvest-Season Recommendations

Texas Cotton – Upper Gulf Coast, Blacklands: Harvest-Season Recommendations

👤By Gaylon Morgan, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 🕔Sep 7, 2016

The 2016 season has been a continuous challenge for the cotton producers in the Upper Gulf Coast and Blacklands of Texas. Through the planting and establishment challenges of a very wet spring and decreased fruit retention from a very dry

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Texas Cotton Seed Sprouting in Mature Bolls; Lint Quality Questions

Texas Cotton Seed Sprouting in Mature Bolls; Lint Quality Questions

👤By Larry Stalcup and Debra Ferguson, AgFax Media 🕔Aug 24, 2016

It’s wet in central and southeast Texas, and that’s not something you expect to hear this time of year.  In fact, some areas have had 9 straight days of rain. In this week’s AgFax Southwest Cotton, we heard first hand reports about

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