Resource Directory

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April 19, 2021

Cotton Irrigation in Tennessee

This publication from the University of Tennessee describes essential factors for effective irrigation decisions and describes the water balance method of keeping track of rainfall and irrigation. It also provides other supplemental irrigation resources.

April 19, 2021

Texas ET Network

Access data from Texas A&M weather stations across the state. The site includes information on reference evapotranspiration (ET) and local crop coefficients, plus it makes historic weather data available.

April 19, 2021

Missouri Irrigation Water Resources

This collection of tools from the University of Missouri is designed to help growers increase irrigation water use efficiency. The links include investment cost guides, water use estimators and information on pond design.

April 19, 2021

Arkansas Irrigation Tools

This collection of resources from the University of Arkansas covers a variety of irrigation scheduling methods and tools and strategies for improving the efficiency of furrow irrigation systems.

April 19, 2021

SmartIrrigation Cotton App

Designed for growers in Georgia and Florida, this interactive tool automatically downloads data from the closest weather station to help estimate irrigation water requirements.

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

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

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

Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops in Mississippi 2021

This insect control guide starts with a breakdown of what integrated pest management means for cotton, discusses insecticide resistance management, and provides a growing season insecticide rotation strategy. It then goes pest by pest and provides a visual identification guide for pests.

April 19, 2021

Best Management Practices for Tarnished Plant Bug

This report details best management practices for controlling Tarnished Plant Bugs in the Midsouth cotton-growing region.

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

University of Arizona Cotton Advisories

Find Arizona cotton-specific reports, including heat unit accumulation, real-time crop heat stress updates, crop water use, maturity dates to assist with harvest and information helpful for making planting decisions.