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.
How cotton is grown in Uzbekistan
An Uznews.net correspondent talked to a Tashkent province farmer who grows cotton. He spoke on condition of anonymity. He has been growing cotton for about ten years ... the fertilizers the harvest is two or three times less. However, if we use the ...
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 ...
In Uzbekistan, 'slave labour' used to harvest cotton
In Uzbekistan, this time of the year is the cotton harvest. It is also a time fraught with peril. One warm evening this month, Safarboy Karimov was at a public meeting in the western region of Karakalpakistan where he was humiliated by government officials ...
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.