Conservation way of life for Virginia cotton growers

Roberson, Roy
January 2006
Southeast Farm Press;1/4/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents information about Cliff Fox and Clarke Fox who have been nominated for the Farm Press High Cotton Award and also explains the importance of soil and farm conservation for cotton growers in Virginia. Cliff Fox and Clarke Fox have developed their Foxhill Farms into a big agricultural business. But the journey for these growers was never easy. Earlier the government policies was such which discouraged the cultivation of cotton. Both the brothers faced challenges of farming on a land which was likely to have erosion problems. They started using conservation practices and follow them rigorously. As a result they harvest a good crop.


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