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9/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Cotton is looking good across the state as bolls open and harvest nears, but increased cotton acreage planted across the country means lower prices on this year's crop. Read more on the crop and markets from this AgFax.com article.

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8/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
We have had numerous calls over the last couple weeks about small, 2-5 day old larvae, under bloom tags in Bt cotton that is near, at, or beyond cutout. All of the research done to this point suggests that cotton is safe from bollworm damage when it reaches node above white flower 5 plus 300 heat units. Read more on terminating bollworm sprays from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Just when you thought the drought in the Southwest couldn't get much worse a joint university study predicts a "megadrought" within the next century. Read more on the prediction from this Grower article.

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8/25/2014 12:00:00 AM
Target spot is different from other leaf spots that affect cotton and is usually more aggressive. If your cotton crop is late this year, you should scout for this disease. Read more on the disease from this Louisiana Crops article.

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8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
As we approach the end of August, terminating cotton irrigation is on the mind of many folks. In cotton, we recommend terminating furrow irrigation at first cracked boll. Read more on this recommendation from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
John Robinson feels uneasy questioning USDA forecasts. This hesitancy is not a matter of patriotism; rather, it is because USDA is usually right, and he is usually wrong. But he tries in this Southwest Farm Press article.

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8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
According to USDA's first survey-based forecast of the 2014 crop, U.S. cotton production is forecast at 17.5 million bales, 1 million bales above July's projection and 4.6 million bales (36 percent) above last season's crop. Read more on this forecast from this AgFax.com article.

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8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Before farmers and growers launch a drone over their crops to gauge field conditions, they should be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration. Read more on legal ramifications regarding drones from this Ag Answers article.

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8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Except for a few isolated areas, the entire state received some rain in the last seven days, from barely a trace to as much as 2 inches in parts of the Panhandle and West Central Texas, according to the National Weather Service. Read more on rainfall events and regional crop reports from this AgriLife Today article.

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8/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
For those accustomed to the rapid spread of kudzu bug, brown marmorated stink bug seems like a slowpoke. This is an insect we've been talking and warning about for years. Unfortunately it's decided to make its debut in Cleveland County. This North Carolina Cotton article contains some initial observations about it, predictions, and what should be done.

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