Higher cotton grades, not pounds may be key to profits

Hollis, Paul
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p4
Trade Publication
The article focuses on quality of cotton produced in Georgia. Georgia's quality numbers showed an improvement over previous years. But growers should be warned that this is by no means the end of the quality issue. The quality issue was front and center at the recent Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans, with representatives from all facets of the industry speaking during the general session about what can be done at each stage, namely, planting, growing, harvesting and ginning, to improve the quality of cotton.


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