In Uzbekistan, the Practice of Forced Labor Lives On During the Cotton Harvest
Come harvest time, office managers and school principals divide employees ... 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 ...
AgriLife Extension specialist: Cotton planting should be delayed in times of drought
VERNON – With no deep soil moisture to access, cotton producers need to consider holding ... depending upon the weather from that time up until the time of harvest. “I think that might be our best option,” Baughman said. “I just don’t think ...
Cotton harvest declines in Northeast Mississippi
LEE COUNTY, Miss. (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, but how does 2013 compare to years past? Like every job, there are roadblocks. "You're at the mercy of ...
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.
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 ...