North Carolina cotton field day Sept. 15

The Upper Coastal Plains Research Station near Rocky Mount, NC, will host the 2016 Cotton Field Day on Sept. 15. Exhibits open and registration begins at 11a.m. followed by lunch and short program. Field tours will run from 1:15p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Upper Coastal Plains Research Station near Rocky Mount, NC, will host the 2016 Cotton Field Day on Sept. 15. Exhibits open and registration begins at 11a.m. followed by lunch and short program.

“We will have a three-stop ‘Weed Management’ tour incorporating research findings dealing with Liberty/dicamba, managing weeds with cover crops, and weed control in Xtend Flex cotton,” said Guy Collins, NC State Extension cotton agronomist.

There will also be a three-stop “Agronomics and Insect” tour showcasing research on fertilizers, cotton tillage, defoliation, thrips management and cotton variety selection research. Field tours will run from 1:15p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

“I encourage all producers to attend this field day and benefit from the innovative research being conducted in our state,” says David Parrish, CEO, North Carolina Cotton Producers Association.

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