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The twitter feed is on the left side of the page. If you use Twitter, you can receive notifications on your phone or computer when new information is added to this site by following the NCSU Cotton Team members listed below. Dr. Keith Edmisten @NCcotton Dr. Guy Collins @Cotton_Guy Dr. Dominic Reisig @DominicDReisig

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Twitter Updates

The twitter feed is on the left side of the page. If you use Twitter, you can receive notifications on your phone or computer when new information is added to this site by following the NCSU Cotton Team members listed below. Dr. Keith Edmisten @NCcotton Dr. Guy Collins @Cotton_Guy Dr. Dominic Reisig @DominicDReisig

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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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How Cotton Grows

Very good pictorial guide to cotton growth and development from Progressive Farmer. Click on link below to download PDF file. How Cotton Grows

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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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NC Cotton Variety
Performance Calculator

The NC Cotton Variety Performance Calculator is designed to assist producers with evaluating cotton variety performance, based on a range of selection criteria. This online calculator includes multi-year and multi-environment replicated data from the NCSU Official Variety Trials and the NC On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Programs. Together, they offer producers a complete platform to evaluate the performance of cotton varieties in North Carolina soils. Dr. Guy Collins and Dr. Keith Edmisten developed the calculator, with technical expertise from NC State Extension Information Technology. We would like to thank our supporters mentioned below, NCSU county agents, consultants, research stations, and cooperating growers for their participation and support of these valuable programs. Go to calculator.

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Cotton Planting Conditions April 26, 2016 popular

Keith Edmisten, Professor of Crop Science and Extension Cotton Specialist Guy Collins, Extension Associate Professor – Cotton The DD60s predicted for the 5 days following planting at Rocky Mount are included in the MORE »

More Herbicide-Resistant Weeds on the Horizon? (York) popular

Herbicide resistance in weeds is not a new phenomenon. However, as we continue to rely heavily on herbicides, we are continually exerting selection pressure for resistance.  We have been promoting resistance management for MORE »

New or Almost New Herbicides for 2016 (York) popular

Brake F16 recently received full registration for use on cotton.  It is a mixture of fluridone and fomesafen (fomesafen is the active ingredient in Reflex).  Brake F16 was available under a Section 18 MORE »

Not the Time to Let Up on Palmer (York) popular

Nine years ago, York wrote that glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth had the potential to become the most serious problem facing cotton producers since the boll weevil (2007 Cotton Information). That prophetic prediction has certainly MORE »

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Cotton Field DayThu Sep 15, 2016
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Upper Coastal Plain Res Stn 2811 Nobles Mill Pond Rd Rocky Mount, NC 27801
— 4 months away
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