Cotton growers have a long fall ahead of them

This is the time of year when it all comes down to one final decision for the cotton farmer. To help growers prepare for that moment, the University of Tennessee’s Tyson Raper went over some of the basics for defoliating cotton during the last stop on the 2016 University of Tennessee Cotton Tour at the West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson Sept. 7. Dr. Raper said knowing where bolls are located is an important part of defoliation timing.

 

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