Drought takes toll on South Texas cotton acreage

April 2013
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/26/2013, p1
The article informs that cotton plantings are down by about 50 percent in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas due to another dry start to the year. According to pest management entomologist Danielle Sekula of the Research and Extension Center in Weslaco, it has been estimated that growers have planted only 80,000 acres of cotton.


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