Avoiding Potassium Deficiency in Cotton

Avoiding Potassium Deficiency in Cotton

Every year, I see more potassium (K) deficiency in cotton. This isn’t surprising, since yields have increased with modern cultivars and yield expectations (Fig. 1). The bolls we’re asking plants to carry is a lot higher than they used to be. Keep in mind that K is...
Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 7

Panhandle Row Crop Short Course – March 7

Farmers from across the Florida Panhandle, as well as southern Alabama and Georgia are invited to attend the 2019 Panhandle Row Crop Short Course. The meeting will be hosted by Jackson County Extension on Thursday, March 7 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference...
Cotton Marketing News:  Fundamentals, Fear and Uncertainty

Cotton Marketing News: Fundamentals, Fear and Uncertainty

The cotton market is currently in a decline.  Old crop (2018) prices have dropped 20 cents/lb since the highs back in June, and most recently fallen 6 cents over just the past month.  Low prices are never good, but this is particularly bad given that many growers...