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2021

Because of the ever-changing situations caused by the coronavirus pandemic, please double check the event is still being held before leaving the house. We try to be accurate, but things change quickly. We’ve also posted links to the virtual field days that have kept videos of the presentations online.

• April 15: University of Florida Cover Crops and Soil Moisture Field Day
Walker’s Farm, Highway 99 and Melvin Road (just 1mile south of Oak Grove Baptist Church), McDavid, Florida (Oak Grove). The Field Day will cover particular aspects of soil moisture and cover crops. Several speakers will be on hand to discuss research and overviews of the project. The plan is to demonstrate field equipment to show how to manage this vigorous cover crop to get it ready to plant. No FDACS CEUs will be offered but Certified Crop Advisor CEUs will be available. Preregistration is requested. Masks and social distancing required – event details

• May 5: Texas AM& AgriLife Plastics in Cotton II Webinar
This webinar follows up to last year’s presentations that looked at plastic contamination and how to prevent it. It also compares 2020 classing office reports to those from 2021. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – event details and registration

• June 16: University of Tennessee Weed Tour
8:30 a.m. CDT, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Jackson. More details to come – https://agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days/

• Sept. 1: University of Tennessee Cotton Tour
8 a.m. CDT, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Jackson. More details to come – https://agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days/

Below are links to virtual field days or educational sessions held earlier in 2021.
2021 Georgia Cotton Production Meeting
Choose from among the many recorded topics that were covered during this meeting.

2021 Clemson University Pee Dee Virtual Cotton Meeting
View the presentation on the university’s YouTube page.

• 2021 North Carolina State University Virtual Winter Cotton Production Meetings
Choose to view several regional meetings by clicking here

• 2021 University of Arkansas Online Winter Cotton Production Meeting
View the meeting on YouTube.

• 2021 University of Arkansas Virtual Winter Marketing, New Technologies and Irrigation Production Meeting
View the presentation on the university’s YouTube page.

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Cotton Farming Editor Carroll Smith at csmith@onegrower.com.