This week’s Cotton Newsline is 5 cuts. All cuts are Guy Collins, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Georgia.
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At the recent Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Guy Collins, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Georgia, started his review of the 2010 cotton crop by saying that most farmers had a good start. However, he says the very hot and dry summer could have affected yields.
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Collins adds that there were a few instances of excess rainfall in 2010.
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Collins says there were, for the most part, very favorable harvest conditions across the belt.
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According to Collins, for the past several years, DP 555 has been planted on 85% of Georgia’s cotton acres.
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Collins says he expects to see a good year for cotton production in 2011.