Resource Directory

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May 1, 2021

UTcrops News Blog – Cotton

This web page gathers all cotton-related posts from the UTcrops News Blog, operated by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

May 1, 2021

Mississippi Crop Situation – Cotton

The Mississippi Crop Situation blog provides producers, consultants and industry within the state with up-to-date production and economic information to help maintain profitability.

May 1, 2021

Managing Thrips in Cotton: Research in the Southeast Region

This publication examines several methods for managing thrips related to cover crops, tillage, and foliar and novel insecticides. It also touches on predictive modeling for thrip infestations.

May 1, 2021

Managing Plant Population in Cotton

High seed costs have made selecting the correct plant population even more important in recent years. This paper uses several different plant population studies conducted with different varieties and environments to provide a summary of how plant population can impact cotton yields.

May 1, 2021

Focus on Cotton

Twice-monthly webcasts address timely cotton management issues. This is a collaborative project between Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.

May 1, 2021

Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production

This brief document is designed to provide cotton producers and researchers with estimates of planting and harvesting machine capacities. Different variables and scenarios are evaluated and explained to assist with determining the number of acres that can be planted and/or harvested in a given year.

May 1, 2021

Nitrogen Requirements of Contemporary Cotton Cultivars

While a standard nitrogen recommendation for cotton has been 50-55 lbs. N/480 lb. bale, small-seeded, modern cotton cultivars might require less N than did those previously grown. A common experiment was conducted in ten states for two years.

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

Weed Control Manual for Tennessee 2021

This publication provides various information for cotton, as well as other crops, about weed considerations for no-till and conventional till, plus burndown and residual weed control. It offers recommendations for various types of herbicides and provides expected weed responses.

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.

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

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

This guide outlines an overall integrated pest management program for cotton growers and includes a Year-Round IPM Program Annual Checklist.