Next week's event is sure to be of interest to Mid South producers

Cotton Tour 2012

Visitors to 2012 Cotton Tour at UT's West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center heard the latest updates on variety selection.  The 2013 program will offer multiple tours and updated information for the region's cotton farmers, consultants and agribusiness professionals. Photo by G. Rowsey, courtesy UTIA.  Download for print.



JACKSON, Tenn. – The annual Cotton Tour Field Day will return to the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

As always, the tour will offer multiple educational presentations designed to improve cotton production for the region’s farmers.  Pesticide recertification points and CEU’s will be available.

Registration for Cotton Tour begins at 8:30 a.m. in the center’s lobby. Field tours begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude at noon, followed by a complimentary lunch.

Topics of interest will include a demonstration on variety performance as well as presentations on irrigation, fertility, pest management and the market outlook.

Admission to Cotton Tour is free. Check the  website for more details, including the complete schedule.    

The West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center is one of 10 research facilities operated by the UT Institute of Agriculture.  In addition to its agricultural research programs, UTIA also provides instruction research and public service through the UT College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the UT College of Veterinary Medicine and UT Extension offices in every county in the state.



Dr. Scott Stewart, UT Extension IPM Coordinator, 731-425-4709,

Ginger Rowsey, UTIA Marketing and Communication Services, 731-425-4768,