Tag: Cotton

by George Jared -

Cotton crop yields up, acres down in 2020

Cotton, along with other Arkansas row crops, got off to a slow start when the planting season began in 2020. Torrential rains stymied farmers’ efforts along with the impacts from…

by George Jared -

Storms impact rice and cotton harvests

Heavy winds and rains blew across much of northeastern Arkansas and surrounding areas last week and it will likely impact both rice and cotton harvests, as growers try to make…

by George Jared -

Cotton crop has done well but dangers loom

At least 67% of the state’s cotton crop has been harvested, well above the 42% average during the last five years through mid-October. But, a significant problem is looming. Perpetual…