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You will see a listing for the North Carolina Cotton Facebook Group page under links. The purpose of this group is to serve as a place where growers, researchers, consultants, ag industry personnel and extension personnel can interact and discuss the crop as problems or successes occur. Feel free to pose questions and/or post pictures on this site. Click on the picture to go to North Carolina Cotton Facebook group.  

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North Carolina Cotton
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You will see a listing for the North Carolina Cotton Facebook Group page under links. The purpose of this group is to serve as a place where growers, researchers, consultants, ag industry personnel and extension personnel can interact and discuss the crop as problems or successes occur. Feel free to pose questions and/or post pictures on this site. Click on the picture to go to North Carolina Cotton Facebook group.  

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The twitter feed is on the left side of the page. If you use Twitter, you can follow @NCCotton to receive notifications on your phone or computer when new information is added to this site.

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Carolina Cotton
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Carolina Cotton Notes is where we used to post information prior to the "blog age". Most of the information posted here deals with in-season problems we have seen in North Carolina such as hail damage, foliar fertilizing, frost damage etc. A search of Carolina Cotton Notes can yield information about a host of situations you might find in your cotton crop. Carolina Cotton Notes

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Cotton Information

The information relayed on the blog below is meant to be timely information about managing the cotton crop in-season. For strategic planning of cotton production the 2014 Cotton Information publication contains information on all aspects of cotton production. Hard copies can be obtained from you local county extension office. The contents can be viewed on line by clicking on the image here. This book is published annually by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and partially funded by the North Carolina Producers Association.

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NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops

NCC Conducting STAX/Farm Bill Workshops October 6, 2014 Contact: T. Cotton Nelson or Marjory Walker (901) 274-9030 MEMPHIS — The National Cotton Council (NCC) has scheduled 25 educational meetings across the Cotton Belt MORE »

Duplin County – Cotton Defoliation

Some good cotton defoliation advice from Curtis D. Fountain, Duplin County Agricultural Extension Agent – Field Crops Overview Much of the 2014 Duplin Co. 7,537 acres cotton crop is planted on sandy soils.  MORE »

Bollworms in Bt Cotton

We are between flights right now (click here and select “corn earworm” on the right), having experienced our major bollworm (aka corn earworm) flight during the first week of August.  Most of the MORE »

Resistant Fall Armyworm Has Shown Up Early

Last year I reported that Cry1F resistant fall armyworm was present in North Carolina (article here).  These insects can easily survive on corn with the Herculex, and Optimum Intrasect traits, as well as MORE » – from   Entomology

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Beltwide Cotton ConferencesMon Jan 5 - Wed Jan 7, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel San Antonio, TX
— 3 weeks away
2015 NC Cotton Producers Annual Business & Board meetingWed Jan 14 - Wed Jan 14, 2015 - ALL DAY— 4 weeks away
Twenty-Sixth Annual Joint Commodity Conference Wed Jan 14 - Fri Jan 16, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center 4700 Emperor Blvd., I-40 at exit 282 (Page Rd) Durham, NC 27703
— 4 weeks away
Southern Southeastern Annual MeetingWed Jan 21 - Sat Jan 24, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Westin, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
— 1 month away
Edgcombe/Nash/Wilson Cotton MeetingMon Feb 2, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Wilson Co. Ag Ctr., 1806 Goldsboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893
— 2 months away
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland Cotton MeetingMon Feb 2, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Hoke Robeson Gin 7480 Old Maxton Rd, Red Springs, NC 28377
— 2 months away
Bertie Cotton MeetingWed Feb 4, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Where:
Windsor Community Building
— 2 months away
Martin Cotton MeetingWed Feb 4, 2015
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Where:
Farmers Market at 4001 W. Main St. Williamston, NC, 27892
— 2 months away
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