Sherry Collins

Sherry
Collins
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SOUTHERN AG BOOK RELEASED
A longtime Mississippi County Extension agent and former Southeast Farm Press Editor, Harris Barnes, has released a new
EXPANSION OF IRRIGATED ACRES IN GEORGIA SLOWS
The number of irrigated cropland acres in Georgia is growing, but at a much slower pace than three decades ago,
Aggressive Player Strategies
Call options are the winning strategy for two top MarketMaxx players. MarketMaxx is an ongoing trading simulation
Disease Guide For 2005
Diseases can blow in or blow up depending on wind, water and temperatures. The keys are to know your fields and watch
Textile Trade Deficit Hits All-Time High
The U.S. textile trade deficit rose to an all-time high of $73.1 billion last year, leading textile manufacturing
CHECK COTTON SEED QUALITY CAREFULLY THIS YEAR
Cotton producers who catch their own seed for planting should pay particular attention to seed quality this year.
PLANT BUGS ARE AN INCREASING NUISANCE IN COTTON
Plant bugs have transplanted budworms and bollworms as one of the worst pests in Louisiana cotton. We deal with four
Insect Indications For 2005
Forecasting pest pressures is unpredictable because insect populations depend, in large part, on the forecast. But
GMO COTTON DOMINATES ARKANSAS
Genetically improved varieties were grown on 99% of Arkansas' 900,000 cotton acres last year. Bollgard technology was
Skip Rows, Save Dough
Skipping rows has some narrow-row soybean growers skipping to the bank. By leaving two unplanted rows with every
NCC PLANTING INTENTION SURVEY RESULTS
The National Cotton Council's (NCC) annual planting intentions survey says U.S. producers intend to increase cotton
Make Crop-Specific Irrigation Decisions
Proper irrigation is a science, but implementing it on-farm is less precise. Crop moisture serves two purposes: it
Nitrogen Jump-Starts Bt Protection
Since the introduction of Bt corn, many primary corn pests such as corn borers have buzzed off. Bt's effectiveness on
Higher Grades May Be Key To Cotton Farmer Paycheck
Pounds in the basket get farmers excited about a cotton crop because that's how they get paid, but they can't ignore
U.S. ORGANIC COTTON PRODUCTION DROPS
U.S. organic cotton production in 2003 dropped to less than half that recorded for 2001, according to the Organic Trade
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