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– Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Washington (1787)

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Time to Spray Pigweed

The areas he Southeast that have seen rain are seeing Palmer pigweed show up in spades in small cotton, and NC State Weed Scientist Emeritus Dr. Alan York says spray now versus later:

Cotton plants vunerable to thrips damage

During the time of seedling establishment cotton plants are investing a good deal of energy into root development, though above-ground foliage growth rates are slower. At this point in the season cotton plants are vulnerable to thrips damage.

It Matters: 6 Steps to Avoid Fungicide Resistance Now

Although fungicide resistance may be perceived as less urgent than other day-to-day challenges of growing a crop, this issue has become increasingly important and steps must be taken to delay the onset for as long as possible.

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