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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...