Cotton crop expected to be lower than usual

Regional agriculture specialists report that the cotton crop has been average this year and Marion County specialists say the county’s crop is falling in line with these reports—not too good or too bad.
Marion County Extension Office Coordinator Lisa Murphy stated that locally, the crop yields varied considerably.
“Several farmers have estimated that the cotton crop yield this year has produced between 750 pounds and 1,400 pounds of cotton per acre,” said Murphy.

 


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