This week’s cotton newsline is 3 cuts. Both cuts are Larry Smith, program director of the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation.
Suggested Introduction 1:
In 2008 a problem was identified in the areas of South Texas that never get a freeze to kill the cotton. Larry Smith, program director of the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation says there are two factors working against them.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Smith says they are able to treat other crops for the weevil even if there is no damage.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Smith says even one plant can be a problem in boll weevil eradication.