Today's Cotton Newsline is 6 cuts. All cuts are Gaylon Morgan, state cotton agronomist with Texas A&M University.
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At the recent Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas, Gaylon Morgan, state cotton agronomist with Texas A&M University, shared a re-cap of the 2012 production season and shed some light on what to expect in 2013.
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Despite drought late in the season, yields were above average in the Mid-South.
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Morgan explains the drought and irrigation issues in Texas and Oklahoma.
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With nearly all the cotton irrigated in the far west, yields were fairly consistent.
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In the upcoming production year, Morgan sees a definite decline in cotton acreage.
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Increasing production efficiency is going to be key in 2013.