Weather big factor in cotton quality

Robinson, Elton
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p37
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of weather conditions in growing cotton in the U.S. states. The head of the Agricultural Marketing Service, Robbie Seals said that the weather was the most important factor due to which quality of cotton improved in 2005. He said that cotton of better color grade was produced because the weather conditions were favorable. However he said that in some parts, weather conditions were negative due to which production of the cotton was felt short. He said that the bad weather conditions had also affected the cotton crops in some parts of Southeast area.


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