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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, 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 ...