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Imparting Knowledge And Wisdom

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While standing in the checkout line at the grocery store, a copy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2021 caught my eye. I haven’t picked one up in a while, so I decided to refresh my memory about what it has to offer. The reference book was established in 1792, and according to its website is “North America’s most popular reference ... Read More »

NASS report: Cotton plantings estimated at 12.2 million, down 11%

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its 2020 acreage report, which confirms planted cotton acreage is less this season than it was in 2019. All cotton planted area for 2020 is estimated at 12.2 million acres, down 11% from 2019, according to the report. Upland area is estimated at 12 million acres, down 1% from ... Read More »

Texas Cotton Remains In The Spotlight

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Sometimes it’s fun to look back 10 years to see where we stand in relation to that time. In March 2009, former Cotton Farming editor Tommy Horton’s cover story was titled “Don’t Mess With Texas: Lone Start State Proudly Delivers Majority Of Crop.” He says, “The indicators are that more than half of the cotton planted in the United States ... Read More »