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Mixing It Up – Crop Rotation In The Mid-South

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Across the Cotton Belt, crop rotation is a widely adopted production practice that has the potential to increase producer yields without increasing input costs. Over the years, Cotton Incorporated has funded numerous research projects showing that crop rotation decisions can have myriad benefits beyond yield improvement. These include reduced disease pressure, fewer weeds, less insect damage and improved soil health. ... Read More »

Delta’s Mike Sturdivant Learns To Adapt

By Tommy Horton Editor Never let it be said that Mississippi Delta cotton producer Mike Sturdivant Jr. lacks the ability to adapt to new technology or changing production environments on his farm. Complacency simply isn’t a part of his vocabulary. A willingness to analyze economic trends is one of the reasons why the Sturdivant family operation has succeeded so well ... Read More »