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Flint on Crops: Sometimes the Calendar Can Be a Problem – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Sometimes the Calendar Can Be a Problem – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Jun 12, 2017

As most of you know by now, I have been on leave for almost two weeks. I have been impatiently waiting my turn to have some surgery that I am told is fairly routine, however it is my first time

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Mississippi Cotton: When Should I Park My Planter?

Mississippi Cotton: When Should I Park My Planter?

👤By Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University 🕔May 29, 2017

It may be the understatement of the year to say that this spring has been very challenging for the agricultural community in Mississippi. Numerous questions have been fielded this week about when is it too late to plant cotton.

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Thompson on Cotton: Planting Progress Ahead of Last Year; Stick to the Dicamba Label

Thompson on Cotton: Planting Progress Ahead of Last Year; Stick to the Dicamba Label

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔May 26, 2017

Since our last newsletter, a great deal of progress has been made getting this year’s cotton crop in the ground.  Fortunately so, for last weekend’s torrential rains brought fieldwork to screeching halt in many places. Southeast Crop Conditions Heavy rains

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North Carolina Cotton: 5 Tips for Later Planting

North Carolina Cotton: 5 Tips for Later Planting

👤By Guy Collins, Keith Edmisten, and Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔May 26, 2017

We’ve been getting calls from several growers who have some cotton acres left to plant and can’t get back in the field to finish, due to heavy recent rains. The insurance cutoff date for planting is today (May 25, 2017)

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Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas 🕔May 17, 2017

This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas. As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted. At

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Tennessee Cotton: Good Week for Planting but Watch Weekend Rains

Tennessee Cotton: Good Week for Planting but Watch Weekend Rains

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔May 9, 2017

According to the forecast for Brownsville, we should accumulate 46 DD60s over the next 5 days. This classifies as a ‘good’ window.

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Tennessee Cotton: Expect a Good Week for Planting

Tennessee Cotton: Expect a Good Week for Planting

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔May 8, 2017

According to the forecast for Brownsville, we should accumulate 46 DD60s over the next 5 days. This classifies as a ‘good’ window for cotton planting.

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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Poor Through Week’s End

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast Poor Through Week’s End

👤By Keith Edmisten and Guy Collins, North Carolina State University 🕔May 2, 2017

We have made a few changes to the chart below to better define planting conditions. In addition, we cap DD60’s at a maximum value of 10 for each day. If you are computing DD60 accumulation on your own and a

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Tennessee Cotton: Planting Forecast Very Poor, but There’s Still Time

Tennessee Cotton: Planting Forecast Very Poor, but There’s Still Time

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔May 2, 2017

With the current forecast, we are only expected to accumulate 9 DD60s. This puts us within the ‘very poor’ category. However, there’s still ample time in the optimal planting window so there’s no need to panic yet.

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Flint on Crops: Cotton Planting Is an Art Form – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Cotton Planting Is an Art Form – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 1, 2017

The subject of how to go about the task of planting cotton is one that I have attempted to deal with several times through the years but the discussion seems to come out a little different every time. I will

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