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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.
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.
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.
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.
Designed for growers in Georgia and Florida, this interactive tool automatically downloads data from the closest weather station to help estimate irrigation water requirements.
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.
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.
This publication from the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service provides insect, disease, nematode, and weed recommendations for 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.
This report details best management practices for controlling Tarnished Plant Bugs in the Midsouth cotton-growing region.
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.
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.