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Farmers, Researchers Interact In The Lone Star State

Cotton Farming

March 1, 2019

Cotton Farming - Cotton Incorporated’s Agricultural and Environmental Research Department invests in regional research programs across the Cotton Belt. The AERD team regularly visits growers in the field and attends regional meetings to identify specific research needs within a production area.

Thirteen regional researchers representing programs from the USDA-ARS Plant Stress Lab, USDA-ARS Gin Lab, Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Research Center gave research presentations about their projects. Producers provided feedback and discussed the subjects of the presentations, which ranged from plant genetics to plastic contamination.

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