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Tennessee Cotton: Managing Plant Growth During 2017

Tennessee Cotton: Managing Plant Growth During 2017

👤By Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee 🕔Jun 28, 2017

Over the past 10-14 days, our cotton crop has really taken-off.  Rains and warmer temperatures have promoted rapid growth over the past week and Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) applications will begin within the week on much of our crop.

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North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations Before Making PGR Decisions

North Carolina Cotton: 7 Considerations Before Making PGR Decisions

👤By Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, North Carolina State University 🕔Jun 27, 2017

2017 has brought another challenging spring, with another cool and wet planting season, and excessive rains in much of the state. As such, most cotton is later than normal again this year. Although many regions experienced excessive rains over the

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Mississippi Cotton: State’s Crop Struggling with Very Wet Conditions

Mississippi Cotton: State’s Crop Struggling with Very Wet Conditions

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy did not help the state’s cotton crop that struggled with cool and wet weather all spring. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said in mid-June, cotton received about a week of the

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Average quotations were 439 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

Georgia Cotton: Irrigation Is Crucial At Squaring

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Stressing cotton during squaring has more negative effects than we realize. Cotton does not rebound if stressed from no irrigation through squaring.

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Oklahoma Cotton: Stand Problems; Cotton Fleahopper is Next Pest Up

Oklahoma Cotton: Stand Problems; Cotton Fleahopper is Next Pest Up

👤By Randy Boman and Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Current Situation The Oklahoma cotton crop situation at this time is a very mixed bag. A lot of irrigated cotton was planted during the second week of May. As of this writing, cotton producers are still busy finishing up planting

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Alabama Cotton: PGR Management in High Rainfall

Alabama Cotton: PGR Management in High Rainfall

👤By Trey Cutts, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 16, 2017

The 2017 growing season is thus far a decidedly wet one. Rainfall throughout the state was a welcome change from the previous dry spell, but excessive amounts have delayed cotton plantings or caused isolated replants. For cotton that is established

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Average quotations were 216 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Texas Cotton: Taking Stand Counts Following Hail Events

Texas Cotton: Taking Stand Counts Following Hail Events

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 16, 2017

Taking plants per acre data, or otherwise called taking stand counts, is always important early in cotton’s growing season to producers.  The benefits are multiple but include understanding field establishment success, plant population in relation to profitability level expectation, and

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Virginia Cotton: 5 “No Cost” Tips to Keep in Mind

Virginia Cotton: 5 “No Cost” Tips to Keep in Mind

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 16, 2017

I have covered the entire region over the last several days and it is quite obvious that overall, we have a good foundation for successful cotton production this year.  There are also a number of issues or sometimes mistakes that

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