Subsurface irrigated cotton yields exceed four bales per acre

Smith, Ron
December 2009
Southwest Farm Press;12/17/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the cotton crop yields through subsurface irrigation in the U.S. in 2009. Farmer John Wilde stresses that several irrigated fields planted with FiberMax 9170-B2 Flex pushed four bales per acre while some got even more, however, dry-land acreage was more erratic due to heat and drought. An overview of the strategies on how John Wilde and his sons Dough Wilde and Matthew Wilde manage to produce good harvest of cotton is presented.


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