What's in a cotton bale?
It is that time of the year when cotton producers harvest their crop. This year, the price is higher than ever recorded in history. Agriculture people talk about bales of cotton. So, while eating breakfast at a local café, I was asked, "What is a bale of ...
How cotton is grown in Uzbekistan
He has been growing cotton for about ten years. “It’s almost not lucrative to grow ... Without the fertilizers the harvest is two or three times less. However, if we use the required amount of fertilizers per hectare the cost of growing is more than ...
Cotton harvest currenlty low but better than last year
In Plainview alone, rain gauges have recorded 15.59 inches of rain thus far, a significant amount higher than the 10.01 inches through this time last year ... of the crops harvested, the gin has currently produced 5,000 bails of cotton.
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.
Arkansas harvesting 'decent' cotton crop
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — It's a busy time of year for Arkansas farmers. "They're trying to market and harvest cotton and other crops all at the same time," says Bill Robertson, cotton specialist with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.