This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Darryl Earnest, Deputy Administrator of the Cotton Program, USDA-AMS.
Suggested introduction cut 1:
The USDA-AMS Cotton Program first offered Module Averaging to the cotton industry as a means to improve the accuracy of HVI strength readings. According to Darryl Earnest, Deputy Administrator of the Cotton Program, The success of the initial program led to adding other fiber characteristics to the mix.
Suggested introduction cut 2:
Earnest says the biggest benefit to producers is the data accuracy.
Suggested introduction cut 3:
Earnest says a producer can sign up for the program at anytime.