Judging by calls there is a good deal of frustration with the lack of Caparol, Cotoran and Diuron. A lot of folks are scrambling trying to come up with a Plan B or even a Plan C as cotton planters roll.
The P.I.E. program’s goal is helping U.S. cotton producers maximize production efficiency and improve yields and fiber quality by: 1) gaining new perspectives in such fundamental practices as land preparation, planting, fertilization, pest control...
When we lose a cotton stand, we must make a decision to either replant to cotton or to plant another crop. Much of that decision depends on the calendar. When it becomes too late to replant cotton, soybean is the crop we typically turn to.
Some Alabama farmers were waiting on rain while farmers in Tennessee and North Carolina were hoping the rain would ease, as drought and flooding combined to hinder the start to the Southeast row crop season.