TITLE

Nine 15-inch-row cotton research plots planted across Belt this year

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;7/21/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Late in May, a strange-looking, 16-row John Deere planter was being pulled through cotton farmer Gill Rogers' cotton fields near Hartsville, South Carolina. The implement had 16 seed and chemical hoppers squeezed in tightly on the toolbar 15 inches apart and was planting one of nine test plots across the United States that are part of a cooperative project between agricultural company Delta & Pine Land Co. (D&PL), agricultural implements manufacturer John Deere AG and Monsanto to study the benefits and challenges of growing cotton in 15-inch rows. D&PL provided seed, John Deree the equipment and Monsanto is contributing Roundup herbicide for the project.
ACCESSION #
13863330

 

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