Cotton update

Missouri, New Madrid County, Dealer Fieldman/Agronomist:

Date of report: 11/11

  • Percent picked: 15%
  • Average yield: 700 to 1,100 lbs/acre


  • What helped this season?: Late summer and fall temperatures, plenty of moisture, improving varieties.
  • What hurt this season?: Delayed planting, plus three straight weeks of rainy, cloudy and cool weather during the summer.
  • Do differently next year?: Plant earlier if possible and plant only that cotton which is tied to gins.
  • How are other crops turning out?: Corn was the best ever, early soybeans were good. Late soybeans on heavy dirt were terrible. Rice is good.


Categories: Cotton


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