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New Webcast Focuses on Short-Season Dryland Cotton Production

A new presentation focusing on short-season dryland cotton production is now available online for viewing as part of the Focus on Cotton webcast series. For growers in many parts of the Cotton Belt, short-season production is their only viable option. In the webcast – titled Producing Cotton in Short-Season Dryland Environments – Dr. Keith Edmisten,

Cleveland: Drought, Monsoon Set a Tight Window for the Cotton Market

Cotton prices shifted to reverse this week as international weather factors made their presence known. The Southwest U.S. drought continued to spread as rapidly as crop insurance adjustors made their way through cotton fields in that region. The Delta and Southeast made solid progress as did the big crops in India and China. The Indian

Drought Provides Proving Ground for Texas Varieties

Although it doesn’t grab as many headlines as it did two years ago, for many cotton producers in the Southwest, the lingering drought is still a daily challenge. In early April, as many growers were making their final planting decisions, moisture levels on the High Plains and Rolling Plains remained unchanged. The 2012 growing season