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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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Virginia Cotton: What Are the Pros and Cons of Planting Early?

Virginia Cotton: What Are the Pros and Cons of Planting Early?

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Back in the 90’s, our goal was to push cotton planting as early as possible, even with the idea of getting as much in before May 5th as possible. This was not wrong based on the trends and technology for

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North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast – Mostly “Good” Or Better

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Forecast – Mostly “Good” Or Better

👤By Guy Collins, Extension Cotton Specialist, and Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist, North Carolina State University 🕔Apr 25, 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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Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

👤By Randy Boman, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending

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Virginia Cotton: Preliminary looks at Planting

Virginia Cotton: Preliminary looks at Planting

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This is the week I have been waiting for; not only is it the beginning of the daily radio broadcast with WLQM (101.7FM) radio (12:30pm), but April 20 is on Thursday of this week and that is the traditional calendar

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