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Tyson Raper Cotton Tour

Tyson Raper, UT Extension cotton specialist, discussess cotton defoliation at a recent Cotton Tour. The 2018 Cotton Tour will be Wednesday, September 5, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Photo by G. Rowsey, courtesy UTIA. Download image.​


JACKSON, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s annual field day devoted to cotton is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

Cotton Tour Field Day registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Field tours begin at 9 a.m. and include multiple presentations. The event concludes at noon with a complimentary lunch.

Sessions will include updates on cotton variety performance; fungicides and target spot; weed and resistance management; irrigation; defoliation; UAVs and insect control.

There is no cost to attend Cotton Tour. Pesticide recertification points will be available.

A complete program will be posted soon to http://west.tennessee.edu​ and http://utcrops.com.

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture celebrates 50 years of excellence in providing Real. Life. Solutions. through teaching, discovery and service. ag.tennessee.edu​.​

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Contacts:


Tyson Raper, Cotton & Small Grains Specialist, 731-425-4707, traper@utk.edu​

Ginger Rowsey, UTIA Marketing & Communications, 731-425-4768, gtrice@tennessee.edu

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