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Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

Texas Field Reports: Moisture Levels a Concern for Some Cotton Growers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension

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South Georgia Cotton: Considerations Before Making Replant Decisions

South Georgia Cotton: Considerations Before Making Replant Decisions

👤By Seth McAllister, University of Georgia 🕔May 23, 2017

Farming is filled with many stressful decisions. Some are a shot in the dark and some are a little more evident, given careful deliberation of the situation. However, replanting any crop in South Georgia is never an easy pill to

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Alabama Cotton: Still Time to Re-Plant

Alabama Cotton: Still Time to Re-Plant

👤By Trey Cutts, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

Some Areas of Central Alabama experienced extremely heavy rainfall, as seen in the graphic below, over this past Saturday night (May 20-21) and heavy rain is forecasted for the next 2 days. This may cause the need for some localized

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Texas: Cotton Herbicide Rotation Restrictions to Sorghum

Texas: Cotton Herbicide Rotation Restrictions to Sorghum

👤From the United Sorghum Checkoff Program 🕔May 23, 2017

Due to the rise of cotton acres in the southern High Plains of Texas expected in 2017, interest is growing in the use of long residual herbicides that can affect the waiting time between planting sorghum and cotton. Sorghum Checkoff

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Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

Mississippi: Auxin Herbicide Field Day, Pontotoc, June 29

👤By Keri Collins Lewis, Mississippi State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Row crop producers can learn best practices for adding auxin herbicides to their weed control tool box at a field day June 29. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host the event

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DTN Cotton Close: Triple-Digit Loss for 2nd Day

DTN Cotton Close: Triple-Digit Loss for 2nd Day

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 23, 2017

Market shrugged off import jump in China last month. Increased competition for U.S. exports expected in 2017-18. Cotton futures fell to a triple-digit closing loss for a second day in spot July Tuesday, finishing below lows of the prior seven

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Texas: Cotton Scout School, Levelland, June 1

Texas: Cotton Scout School, Levelland, June 1

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 23, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free cotton bug scouting school June 1 in the Oil Room located on the South Plains College campus, 1401 S. College Ave. in Levelland. The day will open with registration at

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Down to 8-Session Low

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Down to 8-Session Low

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 23, 2017

Rain gauges in cotton areas on the Texas High Plains caught only light amounts. U.S. crop planting progress jumped to 52% completed, up from 45% last year and 50% for the five-year average. Cotton futures, which have lost ground four

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Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

Tennessee Field Reports: Corn Planting Nears Completion

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Wheat beginning to show color changes toward maturity. Corn planting essentially finished. Some spot replanting occurred this week. Cotton planting has been

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Lower Across Board

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Lower Across Board

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔May 22, 2017

Concerns about sales cancellations weighed on prices. Planting made rapid progress in much of the Cotton Belt. Crop on the Texas High Plains estimated 30% planted. Cotton futures settled lower across the board Monday, down 19 to 116 points, with

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