This week’s Cotton Newsline is 2 cut. Both cuts are Bill Robertson, Beltwide Cotton Conference Coordinator for the National Cotton Council.
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The Mid-South and parts of the Southeast have had an unusually large amount of rain this fall. Bill Robertson, manager of agronomy, soils & physiology for the National Cotton Council, says in response to the abnormally wet weather, the National Cotton Council and National Cotton Ginners Association staff developed recommendations to help producers and ginners maximize their efforts at preserving the crop’s existing quality.
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Robertson says it is important to closely evaluate your fields for seed moisture, germinating seedlings, or other issues before harvest.
The document, “Recommendations for Handling Seed Cotton Exposed to Excessive Rainfall,” is available in the Technical area of the National Cotton Council’s website www.cotton.org.