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April 19, 2021

University of Georgia Cotton Insect Control Guide 2020

The University of Georgia updates its cotton insect control recommendations annually. This 2020 commercial edition for cotton provides data for the types and amounts of insecticide for each different insect, and rates the efficacy for different insecticide/pest combinations.

April 19, 2021

South Carolina Insect Managment Guide 2020

The Pest Management Handbook is a set of recommendations developed by Clemson University Extension pest management specialists and university researchers for South Carolina growers. It covers a variety of crops, including cotton.

April 19, 2021

Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration in Cotton Production Systems

This publication provides a review of the research literature related to carbon sequestration under different cotton tillage systems.  For conventional tillage systems, little soil carbon was stored; however, with no tillage 430 pounds of carbon per acre were stored, and with a cover crop, up to 600 pounds per acre.  This information is useful for understanding […]

April 19, 2021

Placement and Interpretation of Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigated Cotton Production in Humid Regions

This publication illustrates how to place soil water sensors and interpret the data in order to improve cotton irrigation management and achieve both higher water use efficiency and higher yields.

April 19, 2021

NC State University Plant Growth Regulators Guide 2021

This is the plant growth regulators section of the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual. In it, you’ll find chemical application amounts and commentaries, as well as a specific guide for the use of defoliants.

April 19, 2021

NC State University Insect Control Guide 2021

This is the insect control section of the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual. In it, you’ll find information on cotton insecticide applications and cotton insect resistance. This manual also includes a section to help growers better assess the risk of pesticides to honey bees.

April 19, 2021

NC State University Chemical Weed Control Guide 2021

This is the weed control section of the North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual. In it, you’ll find information on cotton herbicide applications and weed responses to those herbicides.

April 19, 2021

Alabama Cotton IPM Guide 2021

This publication from the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service provides insect, disease, nematode, and weed recommendations for 2021.

April 19, 2021

Cotton Irrigation Management for Humid Regions

This publication provides producers with an overview of the technologies available to schedule irrigation and key concepts related to water management for cotton grown in areas where rainfall provides a significant amount of the water requirements in most years.

March 19, 2021

Virginia Peanut/Cotton InfoNet

This website provides crop management information, updated daily during the growing season, to provide county agents and growers with the latest information at the beginning of each work day.

March 19, 2021

Integrated Weed Management (IWM) Resource Center

This website houses resources on integrated weed management for herbicide-resistant weeds. It is updated regularly by a team of weed scientists from 14 universities and the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

March 19, 2021

Cotton Market News and Fiber Quality

Access national daily, weekly and seasonal cotton quality reports, plus cotton prices, weekly market review and other reports.