Oklahoma Bonds Fund Year 3 in the War Against the Weevil

Albanese, Elizabeth
August 2000
Bond Buyer;08/22/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30959, p26
Trade Publication
Reports that the Oklahoma Boll Weevil Eradication Organization has issued special assessment bonds to finance Oklahoma cotton farmers' efforts to stop the boll weevil insect. Range of interest rates offered for the bond issue; Final maturity date of the bond issue.


Related Articles

  • Texas boll weevils beware: A new parasite is in town. Bryce, Robert // Christian Science Monitor;2/7/96, Vol. 88 Issue 50, p3 

    Reports that American cotton growers lose millions due to the boll weevil. Findings by scientists from the United States Department of Agriculture of a way to raise tiny parasites that dine on weevil larvae; Parasite known as Catolaccus grandis; Comments from Ralph Hoelscher, a cotton farmer in...

  • Texas Farmers OK Bonds to Finance Pest Control Plan. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;11/30/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31027, p6 

    Reports on cotton farmers in Texas' use of special assessment bonds to finance a boll weevil eradication program. Use of per-acre fee to be levied on growers; Structure of the bonds.

  • Boll weevil eradication success story. Roberson, Roy // Southeast Farm Press;1/11/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p1 

    The article presents information related to the South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication program. In spite of the apprehension about the productivity of cotton, the cotton growers in South Carolina will be harvesting an yield of 785 pounds per acre. The credit of increased productivity of cotton...

  • Boll weevils are no laughing matter, and bonds will be the next weapon. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;07/16/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30436, p1 

    Discloses that Oklahoma and Texas are planning to issue taxable bonds to eradicate boll weevils in their cotton fields. Background on the taxable bonds to be issued by the Oklahoma Boll Weevil Eradication Organization; Failure of the government to provide funds for the control of the pests;...

  • Technology, less tillage ease costs. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;4/20/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p1 

    The article reports on the reduced tillage, technology and boll eradication efforts of cotton farmer Clint Abernathy to reduce production cost in Altus, Oklahoma. The farmers are looking for production practices that limits crop losses wherein energy and fertilizer costs have more than doubled...

  • Farmers fight to force boll weevils out of LRGV. Domel, Jessica // Texas Agriculture Magazine;3/15/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p15 

    The article focuses on the eradication of the Boll weevils in the Lower Rio Grande Valley region of Texas. It discusses the significance of collaborative effort of the valley based cotton farmers in the eradication program. It also mentions that the eradication program consist of three specific...

  • We Don't Cotton to Boll Weevil 'Round Here Anymore. Kaplan, J. Kim // Agricultural Research;Feb2003, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p4 

    Discusses the boll weevil eradication program in the U.S. Total yield losses and control costs due to the insect pests; Percentage of the program which is funded by cotton growers; Use of biology against the boll weevil; Number of jobs provided by the cotton industry. INSETS: BOLL WEEVIL...

  • Cotton plays crucial role in central Oklahoma farm. Schoonover, Vic // Southwest Farm Press;3/1/2007, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p20 

    The article focuses on the important role of cotton in Oklahoma. It is stated that cotton has been an important crop in Oklahoma until boll weevil problems almost wiped out the cotton production in the place. Tommy McPherson, a cotton farmer from Oklahoma, narrates on how he and his father...

  • Boll weevil pros and cons.  // State Legislatures;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p12 

    Reports on the Texas Supreme Court's upholding of the unconstitutionality of the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation's collection of fees from cotton growers to pay for its boll weevil eradication program. Program supporters' continuing support for boll weevil eradication.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics