TITLE

High Cotton winners focus on conservation for better yields

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;1/4/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the agricultural approach of the winners of the Farm Press/Cotton Foundation High Cotton Awards for cotton productivity. The winners of this year's award will be honored at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio. The recipients of the award revealed that it is essential to learn strip-tillage and other conservation-tillage practices like growing cover crops to protect soil from erosion in order to get a high productivity. They also insisted on the installation of drainage tiles and grass waterways.
ACCESSION #
19578314

 

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