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Irrigation and Equipment

Missouri Gin Committed To Quality

By Tommy Horton Editor The Missouri Bootheel region has always had a reputation for producing high-quality cotton. However, it takes a united effort from producers and ginners to maintain such an enviable record of achievement. One example of how this region’s ginning sector is committed to delivering superior cotton can be found at the Farmers Union Gin in Senath, Mo. ... Read More »

The Long Journey

By Don Molino Baton Rouge, La. I was born and grew up in northeast Texas – Paris to be more specific. That’s 105 miles due northeast of Dallas and 13 miles south of the Red River and Oklahoma where I’m told teenagers could buy beer with no questions asked. But that may have been just another wild rumor. Chances are, ... Read More »

Being Proactive Helps On Water Issues

By Tommy Horton Editor At least once a year, our magazine takes a detailed look at water issues in an effort to gain some perspective on a topic that affects every cotton producer. You won’t find a more complicated, politically volatile subject that is essential to the survival of production agriculture in this country. Maybe some people get tired of ... Read More »

Water Efficiency: Southwest Farmers Meet The Challenge

By Tommy Horton Editor When agricultural researchers in the Southwest look into the future, one issue stays near the top of the list as a major priority. No matter what happens in any other ag-related area, all roads lead back to this one fact. Water availability. Without this one resource, farming doesn’t exist. And nowhere has this become a bigger ... Read More »