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Quality of Texas cotton, crops of 1928-35

by W. B. Lanham

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cotton

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.S. Lanham, G.E. Miller, and Norma L. Goudy
    ContributionsMiller, G. E., Goudy, Norma L., Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 pages
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27565633M
    OCLC/WorldCa63350253

    (3) "Commissioner" means commissioner of agriculture. (4) "Cotton" means: (A) a cotton plant; (B) a part of a cotton plant, including bolls, stalks, flowers, roots, and leaves; or (C) cotton products, including seed cotton, cottonseed, and hulls. (5) "Cotton grower" means a person who grows cotton intended to be commercial cotton. Texas leads the U.S. in cotton production, and is the state’s leading cash crop, supporting an economic impact of over $5 billion. Texas annually produces about 25% of the entire U.S. crop and plants about 6 million acres! That’s over 9, square miles of cotton fields, or a cotton .

    Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family fiber is almost pure natural conditions, the cotton bolls will increase the dispersal of the seeds. The plant is a shrub native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas. Cotton field in Glasscock County. Photo by Robert Plocheck. Crop: Harvested Acres () Yield per acre: Unit: Production () Value () Corn, grain.

      This season’s Texas cotton crop will be exceptional in terms of yield. That was the consensus of more than 50 people representing different regions of Texas and the entire spectrum of the cotton industry that gathered in the conference room of Plains Cotton Growers (PCG) office in . GALVESTON, Texas, June The most important and complete report on the Texas cotton crop thus far this season is supplied today by R.G. Dun Co.'s branch agency at.


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Quality of Texas cotton, crops of 1928-35 by W. B. Lanham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most troublesome weeds in Texas cotton include annual weeds (pigweed, cocklebur, morningglory, sunflower, devil’s claw) and perennial weeds (johnsongrass, silverleaf nightshade, woolyleaf bursage, Texas blueweed, nutsedge).

Trifluralin (Treflan) is. COTTON CULTURE. Cotton was first grown in Texas by Spanish missionaries. A report of the missions at San Antonio in indicates that several thousand pounds of cotton were produced annually, then spun and woven by mission craftsmen.

Cotton cultivation was begun by. Crop Profile for Cotton in Texas Prepared: September, Revised: March, General Production Information Texas crops of 1928-35 book first in cotton production in the U.S. Cotton is the leading cash crop in the state, and is grown on 5 million acres.

This crop generates $ billion in File Size: KB. The crops to be rotated with cotton are sesame, guar and sorghum, he said. Each of these crops is well adapted to dryland growing conditions in the Rolling Plains and have established markets.

Adams said each of the cropping systems, including the continuous cotton system, have no tillage and off-season cover crops. According to the book, central Texas eventually assumed a unique position within the country because it was a place where the cotton culture of the Deep South met the Mexicanized West.

Whites of all classes in Texas despised the arrival of Mexican laborers, arguing that these people were dirty, uneducated peons who often subscribed to dangerous Cited by: Cotton Production › Cotton Quality › / U.S. Cotton Fiber Chart › Grades of U.S.

Cotton Grades of U.S. Cotton View a list of each color grade and its symbol for white, light spotted, spotted, tinged and yellow stained American Upland cotton. When Stephen F. Austin led the first Anglo-American settlers into Texas including areas along the Brazos River, they brought with them their strong agricultural tradition based on cotton-growing.

From the period of annexation until well into the first few decades of the twentieth century, King Cotton retained its sovereignty over the agricultural landscape of the Lone Star State.

Cotton is used as a rotational crop in areas of dryland wheat production. Elevation in this area ranges from about 2, to 4, ft and temperatures in this area are cooler than the rest of the state, averaging about 71degrees F (average high:low degrees F) for the months of June-October.

While the primary crops of Texas are cotton, corn, feed grains (sorghum, milo, etc.), rice and wheat, there is an abundance of other crops, too. From peanuts, to sunflowers to sugarcane and more. An enormous variety of vegetable and citrus farms can be found nearly year-round in the Rio Grande Valley at almost all times of the year.

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms.

The agency has the distinction of being known as The Fact Finders of U.S. Agriculture due to the abundance of. USDA's estimates of the costs and returns from cotton production. Cotton Crop Progress Follow the development of the cotton crop, updated each Monday.

Cotton Ginnings USDA's estimate of the number of bales ginned to date for all cotton and American-Pima cotton, by state. Cotton. If you have questions or comments regarding this webpage or cotton production in Texas, please contact Dr.

Gaylon Morgan at or [email protected] The project was updated by Dr. Gaylon Morgan, State Extension Cotton Specialist at College Station; Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M. Wise County was officially established by legislative act on Januand was named in honor of Henry A.

Wise, a United States Congressman from Virginia, who, during the s, supported the annexation of Texas. The county seat, Decatur (originally named Taylorsville), was selected by a countywide election and, though challenged after.

West Texas cotton growers this year may have produced the highest quality crop on record based on early data released by USDA’s cotton classing office in Lubbock.

The excellent grade, staple and micronaire readings have a direct and positive impact on marketability, but the “fly in the buttermilk” for some producers in has been bark.

Systems Agronomic and Economic Evaluation of Cotton Varieties in the Texas High Plains – Final Report (PDF) AG-CARES Annual Report (PDF) Cotton Performance Tests (PDF) Cotton Harvest-Aid Guide (PDF) Alternative Crop Options After Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains (PDF).

Cotton growers in Texas face unpredictable rainfall, limited water for irrigation and fluctuating prices for the Upland cotton they produce. With such problems becoming more pronounced each year.

In addition, cotton is a water-thirsty crop and around 6% of the water for irrigation in India is used for cotton cultivation. Its seed (binola) is used in the vanaspati industry and can also be used as part of fodder for milch cattle to get better milk.

_____ earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading historians with his book, The Great Plains. Walter Prescott Webb _______ was a former University of Texas president who ran for governor in with the support of labor, minorities, and other liberals.

TEXAS COTTON QUALITY REPORT In Decemberthe Natural Fibers and Food Protein Commission of Texas requested the Textile Research Center to evaluate the Texas cotton crop by conducting spinning tests. This was undertaken immediately, and a report was issued in the January issue of Textile Topics (Vol.

VIII, No. Cotton Crop Quality Summary Cotton Production › Cotton Quality › Cotton Crop Quality › Cotton Crop Quality Summary The overall U.S. Upland fiber quality presentation is generated from USDA classing reports and looks at long term trends, quality distributions, and changes in fiber quality by area for each fiber property.

Cotton varieties in the laboratory of Jane Dever are tagged and tested for fiber length and quality, and tolerance to cold and drought Eva Hershaw. The Roundup Ready gene, which modifies crops to.Planting and Stand Establishment Chapter 4 Table Results of seed quality survey conducted on 28 varieties used in field demonstrations in the Coastal Bend region, Standard Warm Test Cool (Stress) Test Range in Range in % of Varieties Germination % % of Varieties Germination % 14 75 or less 18 30 or less 25 36 61 85+ 46 65 File Size: KB.SinceTexas has led all states in cotton production in most of those years.

Most of the Texas cotton crop is exported. China, Turkey, Mexico, and various Pacific Rim countries are major buyers.

With the continuing development of fiber-spinning technology and the improved quality of Texas cotton, the export demand for Texas cotton has grown.