South-central Kansas producers growing cotton, getting CSP contracts

Bennett, David
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents information on awarding of Conservation Security Program contracts to South-Central Kansas producers growing cotton. There's no expectation cotton will replace fields of golden wheat or chase off cattle, but there are substantial patches of fluffy white scattered throughout. Still, growing cotton here is incongruous admit those tending it. Cotton came on strong as an alternative in the mid-1990s, when several cotton seed companies were involved with Extension specialists in a cotton seminar at Anthony's high school.


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