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.
In Uzbekistan, the Practice of Forced Labor Lives On During the Cotton Harvest
Come harvest time, office managers and school principals ... all the years of Uzbek independence, I had to pick cotton, and every year things only get worse.” The police in Uzbekistan’s Soviet-style government control the harvest with the threat ...
Cotton Harvest Could be Earlier this year
Summertime is traditionally a maintenance time at a cotton press. Here at the gin in Monette they are getting ready for an early harvest by installing a new gin stand. The Gin was brand new last year and they were so impressed with the new Cherokee Magnum ...
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 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.