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Control Insects, Manage For Earliness

ashley peters

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Ashley Peters Peters Crop Consulting Crowville, Louisiana I grew up in Franklin Parish where my father farmed for about 40 years. Cotton was our predominant crop, so I had a lot of experience plowing, planting, spraying, hoeing and harvesting. In 1996, there were more cotton acres in Franklin Parish than there were in the entire state ... Read More »

Whipping Nematodes On The South High Plains

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Van Voigt farms mostly dryland cotton in Lynn and Garza counties in the South High Plains of Texas with his father, Harold, and his son, Kyle. They all bring something to the table and pool their talents when it comes to producing a successful crop. Since groundwater is a scarce commodity in this area, the Voigts ... Read More »

Reniform Nematodes Meet Their Match

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Third-generation north Alabama cotton farmer Rodney Moon just completed his 48th crop. He says he was raised in what many call “the cotton culture.” “Cotton made things go around here,” Moon says. “It paid the bills, and in my case, it’s the only crop I really feel attached to. I farm 100% dryland cotton and have ... Read More »

Oklahoma Farmers Score 5-Bale Cotton

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Yield is paramount in PhytoGen® brand varieties and is what makes cotton growers thrive. PhytoGen cottonseed also has many traits to help farmers protect that yield. Even so, in the western Oklahoma Panhandle, Mother Nature can wreak havoc on a cotton crop during the season. For the Isaacs — Russell, wife Alice, and father Richard, who ... Read More »

Hit Plant Bugs Early And Stay On Them

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Growing up in Jonesville, Louisiana, I developed an interest in agriculture. When I was 17 years old, I met cotton consultant Roger Carter literally on the turnrow. I did a two-year summer internship with him while in college and later worked for him full-time before starting my own business in 1998. Today, I stay in close ... Read More »

Timely Sprays Are Key To Bumping Yields

• SPONSORED CONTENT • I grew up in Manila, Arkansas, surrounded by agriculture in the northeast corner of the state. I started scouting for the University of Arkansas Extension Service when I was 16 and worked for them all the way through college. From the very start, cotton caught my attention. In 2019, we started out behind the eight ball ... Read More »

How To Manage Pigweed Effectively

• SPONSORED CONTENT • Adam Hixson Technical Service Representative, BASF Lubbock, Texas I grew up in central Texas surrounded by agriculture. While attending Texas A&M University, I was a scout for the county Extension agent one summer. I learned what it took to grow cotton and enjoyed interacting with growers, which is still the best part of my job today. ... Read More »