Precision Planter Components: Part 1 – Seed Metering, Downforce Control and Depth Control
Establishing a strong plant stand is the first step in achieving a productive cotton crop. This paper focuses on proper: 1) seed metering, 2) downforce settings, and 3) planting depth for your planting conditions including new options to automate these settings. A future paper will consider other advances in planter technology such as new seed […]
Establishing Profitable Cotton Stands in High Biomass Cover
A major hurdle in the integration of cover crops into the cotton production system is the establishment of the cotton crop. This report discusses the ability of seven row cleaner and four double disk opener systems to process multiple-species, high biomass cover crop mixes.
Large-Plot Variety Trial Data Visualization and Access
Cotton variety results are provided from on-farm large-plot variety trials. These trials are conducted by the Extension Cotton Specialists with the cooperation of growers within each state. The link goes to a tool that allows you to visualize the data for selected years and locations and also provides the ability to download data for your […]