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April 19, 2021

Identification and Management of FOV4 in Texas and New Mexico

Spread of a new race of the seed and soil-borne fungus that causes Fusarium Wilt poses a strategic threat to U. S. cotton. The bulletin describes how to identify the disease and recommends means to contain its local and long-range spread.

April 19, 2021

FOV4 Producer Handout

This is two-page producer handout (a condensed version of the full FOV4 bulletin) describes how to identify the FOV4 disease and recommends ways to contain its local and long-range spread.

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.

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.

March 19, 2021

Commodity Loan Rates

Keep up to date on commodity loan rates, and access more information specifically related to the cotton loan program.

March 19, 2021

Ag Market Network

Access timely agricultural market analysis through daily market reports and commodity updates. Scroll down to find the listing of Ag Network podcasts.

March 19, 2021

Cotton Leader Newsletter

Get the latest updates on the Cotton Research and Promotion Program from the Cotton Board through their monthly e-newsletter.  

March 19, 2021

The Cotton Marketing Planner

This website focuses on farm-level implementation of strategies for Texas cotton growers to deal with yield and price risk. Growers around the U.S., however, can also learn about basics of marketing plans, which are grower contingency plans for uncertain market situations.

March 19, 2021

Texas Cotton Basis Tool

Basis is the difference between a cash price and the futures price of a particular commodity on a given futures exchange. This tool provides basis information for cotton, wheat, corn, sorguhm and soybean in Texas.

March 19, 2021

South Texas Weather

This site provides weather data from stations in south Texas and calculators to use the data for crop management decisions such as irrigation.