NC State Extension

NC Cotton

Crop Profile

  • North Carolina Cotton (2005)
    North Carolina crop profile on cotton with information including variety selection, planting, harvest, storage, pest control, and farming practices

Production

  • Cotton Grower Portal (N.C. Cooperative Extension)
    Real time feed with relevant information on topics for North Carolina cotton, includes important dates for tours, field days, pest alerts and management decision aids
  • Cotton Information (N.C. Cooperative Extension)
    From budgets to sprayer calibration, this up to date guide will provide a management strategy overview for North Carolina cotton growers
  • NC Grain & Cotton Market News
    Links to weekly market reports for grains and cotton
  • NC Cotton Growers Association
    North Carolina Cotton Producers Association website
  • USDA Marketing Service – Cotton
    The cotton division website of the USDA provides an overview of market news, us cotton grading, and promotion related topics
  • Variety Trial Results (Department of Crop Science, NCSU)
    Links to Published research data by the Department of Crop Science, organized by year from 1997-Current

Diseases

  • Cotton Disease Information Notes (Plant Pathology Extension, NCSU)
    Links to major disease pest of cotton and information on related materials
  • Texas Plant Disease Handbook (Texas A&M Extension)
    This Web page focuses on Cotton Root Rot, and while specific to Texas, does have a great deal of information that may be useful as a guide to root rot of cotton including causal organism, control, and IPM strategies for management of this disease

Insects

Publications

  • North Carolina Agricultural Chemicals Manual
    The manual has ten main sections:
    I. Pesticide use and safety information
    II. Chemical application equipment
    III. How to send specimens for disease, insect, and weed identification
    IV. Fertilizer use
    V. Insect control
    VI. Insect and disease control of fruits
    VII. Chemical weed control
    VIII. Plant growth regulators
    IX. Animal damage control
    X. Disease control
    Detailed information on controlling pests of field crops, forage crops, grains, fruits, vegetables, ornamentals, turf, landscape, nursery, livestock, poultry, home garden, communities, and industrial sites is included.
  • Pesticides & Wildlife – Cotton
    This guide contains information to help farmers mitigate risk to Wildlife while treating for pest
  • Carolina Cotton Notes (Archive)
    This Web page, organized by year, is an excellent guide to past issues of cotton relative to annual trends in cotton pest

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