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Texas Tech students discuss cotton nonmedical masks vs. COVID-19

facemasks

• By Seshadri Ramkumar • Face masks are indeed becoming a part of gift baskets this holiday season. With wintry weather on the horizon, COVID-19 cases are expected to rise, as is evident in the recent surge in Europe and United States. Given these circumstances, knowledge dissemination on biomedical and nonmedical countermeasures are the need of the hour. I have ... Read More »

Weather’s Influence On 2020 Harvest

arkansas cotton harvest

With limited irrigation water in many areas and some difficult early and midseason problems with lygus in parts of the San Joaquin Valley, we have a wide range of yields across fields this year. Under limited water situations and generally warm, dry weather this fall, many growers are seeing good to very good performance of harvest aid chemicals. Preparations for ... Read More »

A Virtual Reality

beltwide conference

The National Cotton Council-coordinated 2021 Beltwide Cotton Conferences will employ a virtual platform to share cutting-edge research results and other timely information for making key production/marketing-related decisions. ■ Why the online format? The BWCC annually brings together university/U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers, regulatory agency and Extension personnel/agents, consultants and industry sales/support staff to exchange information about research results, new products ... Read More »