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Cotton Bolls Cracking

Cotton bolls have begun to crack in earlier planted fields.  For the most part our cotton is looking fairly good.  There are some sandy areas that have suffered, but we’ve had some showers this week that have really helped.   173 more words

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COTTON: IMPORTANT TO OUR COUNTY, OUR COUNTRY AND OUR WORLD

by Jennifer Bearden, UF/IFAS Extension Agent

You probably can’t go a day without touching cotton or a cotton by-product. Especially here in Okaloosa County.

In 2012, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 5,960 bales of cotton were produced in Okaloosa. 211 more words

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Question of the Week: Spidermites

Last week the question was:  What is causing the bronzing symptom on this cotton leaf?

This is a symptom of spidermite damage.  Spidermite populations can build up quickly in hot, dry conditions.   86 more words

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An Afternoon Spent Ginning

No, it’s not what you think.  I spent an afternoon picking the seeds out of cotton bolls.  And while I picked and picked and picked, I thought about Eli Whitney a lot!  201 more words

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Cotton: Progress

I finally caught a glimpse of the elusive blooming cotton including the candle stage. 7 more words

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