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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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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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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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Facebook Page

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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Carolina Cotton
Notes

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 Planting Conditions – May 14, 2015 popular

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton Planting conditions continue to be excellent. Hopefully we will get the rest of the crop in this MORE »

Pest Patrol- One More Way to Recieve Information popular

One more way to receive information is through the Pest Patrol.  The Pest Patrol is a phone hotline that I will be updating with cotton-oriented information about every week this year.  When I MORE »

Should You Spray for Cotton Thrips? popular

What is the growth stage of the cotton? I cannot stress the importance of this point.  Cotton is most susceptible by far before the two-leaf stage.  Cotton will take a yield hit up 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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EVENTS View All
American Cotton Producers/Cotton Foundation Joint Summer MeetingMon Aug 17 - Wed Aug 19, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA
— 3 months away
National Cotton Council Mid-Year Board MeetingMon Aug 24 - Wed Aug 26, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Charleston Place, Charleston, SC
— 3 months away
NC cotton annual meetingThu Aug 27 - Thu Aug 27, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
TBA - most likely East Carolina Ag & Education Center: 1175 Kingsboro Road, Rocky Mount
— 3 months away
Blackland Cotton Field DayThu Sep 24 - Thu Sep 24, 2015 - ALL DAY Where:
Milton Prince Farm - Hyde County
— 4 months away
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