Just in time for cotton harvest, a series of webinars has been developed to offer growers tips on how to best get their crops through the gin.

Developed by Cotton Incorporated, in partnership with the Plant Management Network, the entire series is entitled ‘Focus on Cotton’ 24/7 On-Demand Webinars.

The four latest Webinar links: Basics of Cotton Defoliation; Why Yield Mapping is Important and How To Handle Round Modules in the Field and Gin, are posted on the Cotton Board’s Web site http://www.cottonboard.org (under the News & Media tab) or at http://www. plantmangementnetwork.org/foco.

Another webinar, Preparing Pickers/Strippers for Harvest, plus, Best Practices for Storing Seed Cotton may be found at http://www. cottoninc.com— search for Cotton Harvest Systems.

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“Throughout 2013, these audiovisual presentations have offered practical information and guidance in various areas of crop management from weeds and nutrients, to irrigation, diseases and insects,” says Ryan Kurtz, staff entomologist and Director, Agricultural & Environmental Research for Cotton Incorporated.

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