Georgia cotton farmers face late harvest
Green is not alone. The cotton harvest in Georgia has been delayed this year because of an unusual rainy and cooler summer. Cotton is a big deal in the state and has been for a long time. The Peach State was the first colony to produce cotton commercially ...
Cotton harvest declines in Northeast Mississippi
(WTVA) - It's the time of year again to see fields of white. Cotton season is in full swing as farmers begin to harvest the crop ... Some farmers in Northeast Mississippi said the problem with the crop this year is that the soil was too wet at the ...
Cotton prices down this year even as Southeast Missouri acres increase
According to the USDA, about 38 percent of Missouri's cotton -- grown exclusively in the Bootheel -- has been harvested at this time. The harvest is about four days ahead of last year. The affect of the drought and heat is clear in this year's crop condition.
Carlsbad farmers say good year for cotton
CARLSBAD >> For ... for generations, this cotton season is promising. "Production looks like it will be pretty good this year," said Grandi, owner of Grandi Farms. Steve Walterscheid, who is heading the production and harvest at Grandi Farms, agrees.
Despite tornadoes and heavy rains of spring, local cotton crop coming in better than last year
"Farmers, in general, are optimistic about this year's crop. The cotton should be an average ... efficient and has cut down on the time needed to seed and pick." But, it still is labor intensive. "The farmer must harvest when it's ready," she said.