North Carolina: Cotton Field Day, Rocky Mountain, Sept. 19 Sep 9, 2019

🕔Sep 9, 2019The 2019 NC Cotton Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 2019, and will be held at the Upper Coastal Plains Research Station in Rocky Mount (2811 Nobles Mill […]

North Carolina Cotton: Post-Hurricane Management Tips Sep 7, 2019

🕔Sep 7, 2019Preliminary reports indicate that damage to the cotton crop ranges from severe to very little, with the most damage obviously in near-coastal counties and the Blacklands – but we will […]

North Carolina Cotton: 4 Management Considerations for the Rest of ’19 Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019Statewide, the 2019 crop continues to be the most variable crop that we’ve seen in quite some time, primarily due to planting date, timing and duration of drought/heat stress, and […]

North Carolina Cotton: 3 Approaches With 2019’s Variable Crop Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019The 2019 cotton crop is probably the most variable statewide that we’ve seen in quite some time. Many areas have been plagued with severe drought, which resulted in some cotton […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making PGR Decisions for 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Thus far, the 2019 crop is variable in terms of growth stage. Early planted cotton is now is now squaring and generally growing well, now that rains have returned and […]

North Carolina Cotton: Irrigation Decisions for 2019 Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019Although many areas have recently experienced rainfall, it is important to understand that we are never more than a few days away from significant drought, especially when temperatures in the […]

North Carolina Cotton: Late Planting – Results Hinge On Early Retention Jun 1, 2019

🕔Jun 1, 2019Now that we have some soil moisture to work with, take action as soon as you can – reenter fields and plant (or replant) those last remaining cotton acres. We […]

North Carolina Cotton: Detect And Deal With Crusting Now Jun 1, 2019

🕔Jun 1, 2019Light crust busting or rotary hoeing might be necessary in certain cotton fields in North Carolina. These may be fields where heavy rains occurred after recent planting. That may be […]

North Carolina Cotton: Making Replanting Decisions – Quickly, Carefully Jun 1, 2019

🕔Jun 1, 2019Make replanting decisions on a case-by-case basis. Do it now. We now have moisture in places but it won’t last long. Potential benefits must be weighed against additional costs. That […]

North Carolina Cotton: Planting Temps Good, Soil Moisture Concerns May 20, 2019

🕔May 20, 2019It appears that we are past having to worry about temperatures for planting so we will not post anymore temperature based planting conditions predictions unless there are some dramatic changes. […]

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