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One Row John Deere cotton picker

Cotton 101: How Harvest has Changed in a Lifetime

One of the folks I met through the National Agri-Marketing Association, Robert Ratliff, recently help me connect the dots. Robert grew up on a cotton farm and had posted the photo to the left on his Facebook page.  The caption on it pointed to a different machine that he used to pick cotton old school. […]

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hands on a cotton boll

Cotton 101: First Field Basics of the Boll

Video closeup in a field of cotton and some of the bolls off the plant. Talking through the fiber & the plant’s use.

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farmer explaining how picker works

Cotton 101: A Country Girl’s First Farm Visit

My niece’s first visit to a farm at the age of 22. We spent the day in cotton fields watching the farm crew go about their work and even going along for a ride. This is a guest post from her saying what she’s learned.

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cotton boll

Starting a Cotton 101 Series on the Blog

Beginning of the series on cotton to talk about the parts of the plant, how it’s used, etc. Some of the things that make it so freakin awesome.

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