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This brochure reminds producers of the importance of harvesting cotton at proper moisture content (less than 12%) and what the potential costs are if they do not. The brochure also discusses how to determine when it is safe to harvest if a moisture meter is not available.
The potential to gain value from the data being recorded by modern machinery, new sensors, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and satellite images is still emerging. This document describes opportunities for gins and growers to benefit from data.
Applying the correct module marking ink at harvest is important to preventing contamination. This report examines the potential for four different sprays to result in contamination at the textile mill.
This 22-page PDF provides information on how to maintain and efficiently operate stripper harvesters, including field cleaner tuning tips.
This 38-page reference document covers key areas in maintaining spindle harvesters (pickers) and tips for efficient operation.
This reference document covers traditional module building, tarp maintenance and handling round and half-size cotton modules.
This eight-page document provides background material on cotton yield monitors and then provides five case studies where yield monitors have been a valuable tool for precision management.
This web page provides links to various software tools and educational information on the use of RFID (radio frequency identification) tags.
Cotton Incorporated has collected a list of precision agriculture technology companies. These companies are a good starting point for growers who want to expand their use of such technologies.
Learn the advantages of precision crop management, and get details about yield monitors and maps, as well as sensor-based approaches for plant growth regulators, harvest aids and nitrogen inputs.
Pigweeds can emerge season-long, which includes after crop harvest following rainfall or irrigation events. Learn why controlling pigweed after harvest is important for the following year.
This full 160-page report examines the environmental impacts of cotton through each life cycle stage, starting on the farm and eventually winding up as clothes in a consumer’s closet.