Early reports indicate high quality cotton coming out of Corpus Christi

Yancy Jr., Cecil H.
September 2004
Southeast Farm Press;9/15/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the quality of cotton crop from Corpus Christi, Texas. According to Charles Chewning, company's director of fiber management research, says the first reports coming out of Corpus Christi indicate fiber of good quality crop. As of August 12, 2004, some 179,000 bales had been classed. The mean micronaire levels were 4.49, strength was 31.7 and uniformity was 82. Length for that period was reported to be also good. Chewning said that they need to grow a quality cotton that can be sold on the export market.


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