Sherry Collins

Articles by Sherry Collins
MANAGING LINT QUALITY CAN IMPACT BOTTOM LINE
When deciding which cotton variety to plant, growers do so based on how that variety is expected to impact their bottom
COTTON NEMATODE LOSSES INCREASE
U.S. cotton production losses to nematodes have climbed from 1% to about 5% since 1988, with the reniform nematode
STICK WITH FARM BILL COMMITMENTS
Allowing the 2002 Farm Bill to work as it was intended is all about living up to American Farm Bureau Federation
2005 High Cotton Winners Reduce Tillage
Conservation tillage could well be the watchword for the recipients of the 2005 High Cotton Awards, the program that
PREVENT GRAIN BIN ENTRAPMENT
Recent grain bin entrapments throughout Arkansas, southeast Missouri and Mississippi are reminders that storage,
Using DNA To Detect Diseases
Using DNA technology, University of Georgia (UGA) scientists are working to develop a quicker, easier way to detect
NCC COMMENTS ON CRP
The National Cotton Council of America (NCC) submitted comments to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) on the long-term
COTTON QUALITY STILL NEEDS TO IMPROVE
Overall, Georgia's 2004 cotton quality was good, especially in color and strength, says Steve Brown, a cotton
Bad Apple
Apple of Peru (AOP) may sound like an enticing fruit, but it's a weed a very competitive, prolific seed producing and
Hand-Me-Down Bins
Like many farmers, Brian Herbst, who farms 2,000 acres near Kasson, MN, started with a hand-me-down grain handling
Lime Fields In Fall 1
Applying lime in fall to take advantage of winter rains and the fact that it can be incorporated into soil while
IRRIGATED COTTON DOESN'T NEED SUBSOIL TILLAGE
Sometimes good research just backs up what farmers already suspect. Nine years of research at Mississippi State
U.S. APPEALS WTO RULING
The U.S. is appealing a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that U.S. cotton subsidies violate international trading
Morningglories Creep Around Glyphosate
For 30 years glyphosate has kept morningglories, a noxious weed that can lower yields and choke harvesters, out of farm
Fight Phytophthora
All it takes is a day or two of wet soils, a few spores of Phytophthora sojae and a breakdown in your soybean genetics
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