Corn/cotton rotation raises yields

Robinson, Elton
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/9/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Herrick Norcross, a fifth generation farmer from Tyronza, Arkansas. The cotton, corn, milo, rice and soybean producer went to a no-till, corn/cotton rotation in 1997. There were also a lot of fluctuations in yield from year to year, with a high to low range of almost 500 pounds. Norcross applies 32 percent nitrogen solution to his cotton in a split application. Ideally, the timing for him is one application before or right after the crop emerges, with a second application at Pinhead Square.


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