This week’s Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Jay Hardwick, chairman for the National Cotton Council and Louisiana cotton producer.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Harvest delays are significant, and in some instances unprecedented, across all of the Mid-South and selected states in the Southeast. As part one of a series concerning producers' crop conditions, we will hear from the Chairman of the National Cotton Council and Louisiana Cotton Producer, Jay Hardwick. Hardwick says what they are experiencing is very discouraging for many producers in Louisiana because they are experiencing a second consecutive year of what they thought was a hundred year event.
Suggested Introduction 2:
According to Hardwick, most Louisiana cotton remains in the fields.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Hardwick says they should be in the middle to end of harvest.