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Favorable weather allows early planting of cotton

by MBJ Staff Published: May 15,2012

Tags: agriculture, commodities, cotton, cotton farmers, crops, farmers, farms, planting, row crops, Weather

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Warm spring weather sent cotton farmers to the fields as early as the first week of April, and cotton stands are ahead of normal and looking good. As of May 6, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Statistics Service estimated the state’s cotton was 68 percent planted and 45 percent emerged. The […] [...]

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