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Varieties & Seed Treatments

Texas Comeback

By Tommy Horton Editor When attempting to grow cotton on the Texas High Plains, it pays to expect the unexpected. In other words, be prepared for unusual weather and try not to become easily discouraged. This is the simple philosophy that producer David Carter has embraced for the past 23 years on his family farm near Levelland, about 30 miles ... Read More »

New Mexico’s Research Has Rich History

By Brent Murphree Maricopa, Ariz. On August 25, New Mexico will celebrate the important link between producers and researchers at New Mexico State University’s Leyendecker Plant Science Center in Las Cruces, N.M., as part of the state’s historic centennial celebration. New Mexico became the 47th state on Jan. 6, 1912, and by then cotton had been consistently grown in the ... Read More »

Managing For Earliness: Strategy Works In Mississippi

By Tommy Horton Editor The idea of planting a cotton crop early sounds so logical and simple to implement. Why wouldn’t any producer be willing to plant the seed earlier, avoid additional insect and weed pests, lower input costs – and wind up with increased yields and profits? As any experienced farmer can attest, different environments across the Cotton Belt ... Read More »