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The Beltwide Cotton Conferences Steering Committee, chaired by Mississippi producer and ginner Kenneth Hood, recently discussed programming topics for the 2013 conference. Bill Robertson, Manager of Cotton Agronomy, Soils and Physiology for the National Cotton Council, provides the details.
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There will be discussions on the tools available to help producers cut down their energy-related expenses, said Robertson.
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Weed resistance, unfortunately, is another topic that still needs attention as pigweed resistance is now suspected in parts of Texas and possibly Arizona.
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The use of smart phones, blogs, tweeting, and Facebook is making real time information flow easier between cotton producers, consultants, extension researchers, and agribusiness personnel.