This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Matt Emerson, Officer in charge in the Somerville, TN work unit – Southeastern Boll Weevil Eradication Program.
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The boll weevil eradication program was launched in the late seventies on the Virginia/ North Carolina border. Matt Emerson, officer in charge in the Somerville work unit, explains the status of the West Tennessee boll weevil program.
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According to Emerson, thanks to the boll weevil eradication program most areas in West Tennessee are now boll weevil free.
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Emerson who works for the Southeastern Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation says he works to help the growers.