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3/5/2015 12:00:00 AM
It finally looks like this long winter is coming to a close! Larry Steckel hopes we can start putting out burndown applications in the next week to ten days. Read more on burndown applications from this UTcrops News article.

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3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
The biggest advantage of precision agriculture is efficiency and accuracy, being able to apply chemicals and fertilizers only when and where they are needed, but Ron Heiniger stresses that precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go to be fully implemented on the farm. Read more on the advantages of precision agriculture from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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3/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Gregg Sain, who operates two gins, the Jonesway Gin at Kennett, Missouri, and the Graves Gin at Hargrave's Corner near Rector, Arkansas, talked about his concerns about the farm bill and the cotton industry after he received the Southern Cotton Ginners Association Cotton Ginner of the Year Award at its annual banquet at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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3/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
The root-knot nematode is widely distributed throughout much of the southern High Plains and is capable of causing significant yield loss. Read more on the pest and resistant varieties available from this AgFax.com article.

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3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
Cotton is no longer a covered commodity eligible for enrollment in programs contained in the 2014 Farm Bill. Existing 2013 cotton base acreage is now generic base acreage. Read more on these base acres from this AgFax.com article.

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3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM
With field preparations underway across much of the Texas Coastal Bend and as far South as the Lower Rio Grande Valley, more than a few South Texas growers are still trying to decide how many acres will be dedicated to cotton and how many planted with grain sorghum, or whether or not they will try an alternative crop like sesame or sunflowers this year.

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2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
China's cotton cache and its appetite for grain sorghum may have a heavy hand in Arkansas' disappearing cotton acres. Read more on Arkansas cotton acreage from this article.

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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Raised beds have been the standard row configuration in the West since modern cotton farming began more than 100 years ago, but that doesn't mean all Arizona producers have to be tied to the method. Read more on the practice from this Cotton Farming article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
How do blue jeans get to be blue? As the video in this AgFax.com link shows, plenty of history had to unfold, plus a big dose of chemistry to make sure enough dye is always on hand to add that distinctive color.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Insects that feed on recently planted crops can substantially reduce yields, but planting seeds pretreated with insecticides is one method of controlling these early-season pest problems. Read more on the roll of seed treatments from this AgFax.com article.

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