Harvest Stories

Cotton Production

Bag and Drag Pigweed Escapes

August 27, 2013

Pigweed escapes – even the largest ones – are typically not at the top of a cotton producer’s to-do list

Cotton Production

Growers Struggle with Resale of Traditional Cotton Pickers

July 15, 2013

As far as roadside scenery goes, old farm equipment isn’t the most pleasant sight. . But in recent years, traditional four- and

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Choosing a Fiber, from the Spinner’s Point of View

December 10, 2012

As one of the top cotton-producing countries in the world, Pakistan has a long and storied track record with the

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Turkmenistan’s Cotton Production Reaches 1.1 Million Tons

November 1, 2012

Turkmenistan’s cotton production is currently estimated to reach more than 1.1 million tons, according to various news reports. More than

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AMVAC Commissions New Production Unit for FOLEX

July 10, 2012

 American Vanguard Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC) recently commissioned its new FOLEX synthesis unit at

At the Halfway Point, Australia’s Harvest Is Looking Good

April 12, 2012

Cotton picking is well past the halfway mark in Central Queensland and is rolling through southwestern Australia, while growers in

Cotton Picking Continues in Queensland After Delay

April 4, 2012

AUSTRALIA – Clear skies and dry warm weather has seen the delayed cotton picking season kick off again around Central

Weather Critical to Production Decisions

February 14, 2012

The harvest season was and is much anticipated for farmers across the Cotton Belt who eagerly wait to see how

Georgia Cotton Commission Sets Annual Meeting and Workshop Agendas

December 27, 2011

The Georgia Cotton Commission encourages cotton producers to plan to attend  their 5th annual meeting and the UGA Cotton Production

Late Season Weather Critical to Harvest Decisions

October 18, 2011

The harvest season is much anticipated for farmers across the country who eagerly wait to see how much the season’s

Late Season Weather Critical to Harvest Decisions

September 13, 2011

The harvest season is much anticipated for farmers across the country who eagerly wait to see how much the season’s

U.S. Cotton Farmers Begin Harvest

September 8, 2011

Producers across the United States prepared for the cotton harvest this week, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

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2016 Mid-South Defoliation Guide Now Online

September 9, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is complete and now available online.

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Managing Proper Defoliation Timing

September 1, 2016

Proper defoliation planning helps protect yields. But it’s just as important when it comes to maximizing fiber quality.

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Is Cotton Turning Too Soon?

August 31, 2016

Mid-South cotton normally “turns,” or reaches senescence, during the early weeks of the football season. This year, there are reasons why that change is already appearing before the first kickoff.

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Harvesting Bottom Line Advantages

August 11, 2016

Options such as co-ownership and sharing of farm equipment are helping provide financial advantages to growers across the country.

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Proper Timing of Harvest Aids Focus of New Webcast

July 25, 2016

A new webcast explaining proper timing and use of harvest aids has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.

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Prolonged Rainfall in Carolinas Causes Seed Sprouting

October 5, 2015

The rainy spell that has soaked North Carolina for more than a week is creating problems for the state’s cotton growers.

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Keep Soil Compaction in Mind at Harvest

September 28, 2015

Since new module-building cotton pickers are adding more weight to fields during harvest, growers should keep in mind the factors that can contribute to soil compaction.

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2015 Mid-South Defoliation Guide Available Online

September 15, 2015

The 2015 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide is now available online.

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Key Considerations for Cotton Defoliation

August 27, 2015

With the 2015 cotton crop quickly winding down, it’s time for growers to be making their defoliation plans.

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Preserving Fiber Quality Should Drive Defoliation Decisions

August 25, 2015

When making defoliation plans, there is more economic incentive for growers to maintain fiber quality when cotton prices are low versus when cotton prices are higher.

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When’s the Best Time to Terminate Cotton Irrigation?

August 18, 2015

As cotton moves closer to maturity, growers need to consider certain factors carefully when deciding to turn the water off for this year’s crop.