The drought in the Continental United States now affects roughly one-third of the country and 73 million people. Some research studies, however, hint that this may just be the beginning of a much longer dry spell.
Spring rains may have caught West Texas cotton producers like David Warren off guard this season. But they didn’t mind one bit.
As drought conditions in Texas linger, cotton research companies ramp up their efforts for water efficiency.
If you think the politics surrounding elections are tough, consider the politics of water.
There’s a 70 percent chance that El Niño could impact U.S. agriculture this year. But how long and how strong will determine how positive its effects could be.
No need to get bearish now. Chinese actions and Mother Nature seem to feel the mid-80s is good for cotton prices. The question is – can Mother Nature tweak it higher?
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,
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
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