When you look at cotton overall, the crop can be improved in a variety of ways. For some, adding irrigation to their crop production would be an improvement while others may find that being able to move from hand labor to mechanical labor is an improvement. Another way to improve cotton … [Read more...]
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This weekend, I drove to Memphis to visit family and eat awesome barbecue. And on both my drive down and drive back home to St. Louis, I got distracted by the cotton fields along the highway.... and yes, I had to stop! I mean really. Stopping in random cotton fields to see what's happening that I … [Read more...]
There has been so much rain in the Mid-South recently and I thought some of you may be wondering how rain may impact the cotton crop that is still in the field. So I'm posting another harvest time video. The previous two videos showed 1) what the cotton plant looks like as it nears harvest and 2) a … [Read more...]
The cotton crop is nearing harvest and as you can see this field is no longer putting on flowers, the leaves are turning brown and maroon and beginning to drop and more bolls are opening. The field is in Hayti, Missouri. Unlike the video I shared recently that showed blooms at the top of the … [Read more...]
Saturday I was driving down Interstate 55 toward Memphis to visit family. I wasn't in a real rush so I decided to hop off the highway and shoot a few quick tutorial videos that I could put here on the blog. Got those cranked out and thought it would be a straight shot into Memphis. Well, that was … [Read more...]
I giggle now and then when a farming friend somewhere tags me in a photo on Facebook. It's especially interesting when it's somewhere I haven't been or someone I haven't seen in a very long time. I've had photos of trucks, animals, fields and big rigs tagged as me. That's what was running through my … [Read more...]