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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.