2015 Recommendations. One of the last, but most important, steps in producing a cotton crop is harvest preparation. Successful preparation includes scheduling for defoliation and harvest operations, removing foliage and facilitating boll opening. Use these recommendations for a successful cotton harvest. (PDF Format Only)
Plant bugs have become a very serious insect pest of cotton in the Midsouth. Control is often diﬃcult because of high population densities and resistance. Follow these best management practices to help reduce the cost of plant bug control. (PDF Format Only)
Wheat acreage in Louisiana has increased significantly because of higher wheat prices. With the increase in wheat acreage, interest has risen considerably in double-cropping cotton after wheat is harvested. Recommendations for growing cotton in a double-cropped production system with wheat in 2007 are included. (PDF format only)
This publication includes information on updating base acreage and yield using cotton as an example and includes examples from the 2002 Farm Bill.
2007 pre-emergence and post-emergence chemical recommendations for controlling weeds in cotton. (PDF Format Only)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture