Engineering Students Create Device To Help Prevent Contamination During Cotton Harvesting

Engineering Students Create Device To Help Prevent Contamination During Cotton Harvesting

>>Allison Hirth, Reporting: THIS MAY LOOK LIKE A LITTLE BIT OF TRASH IN A PRETTY BIG FIELD, BUT IT’S CAUSING SOME SIGNIFICANT PROBLEMS FOR THE COTTON INDUSTRY.>>John Wanjura, Agricultural Engineer, USDA: Probably the major problem that’s facing the U.S. cotton industry is contamination and specifically plastic contamination.>>Allison Hirth: JOHN WANJURA WORKS FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT […]

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How to identify thrips in cotton

How to identify thrips in cotton

Thrips are a group of insects that attack cotton and they are a perennial pest, our producers have to deal with this group of insects every year. Thrips can cause significant injury if a preventive material is not used. Those include: seed treatments, in-furrow granular materials, in-furrow liquid materials and all those materials provide systemic […]

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Sweater Guide: What to look for when you buy a Jumper, how to wear it + Pullover Do’s & Don’ts

Sweater Guide: What to look for when you buy a Jumper, how to wear it + Pullover Do’s & Don’ts

Welcome back to the Gentleman’s Gazette! Today’s video is all about sweaters. We discuss the history from the Aran Islands and Guernsey, all the way to the different styles, v neck and crew neck, the materials, the fit, the quality construction, and everything else you should know about this wonderful wardrobe staple. Sweaters are also […]

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MOOC | The Cotton Kingdom | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.2.8

MOOC | The Cotton Kingdom | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.2.8

>>Now despite all this, there were those in the revolutionary era, Jefferson himself maybe, who kind of thought slavery might die out. Slavery in Virginia was getting a little decrepit, it had been around for over a century. Tobacco exhausts the soil, and maybe it will die out. But of course, it doesn’t. In the […]

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Challenges Ahead for California Pima Cotton | CoBank Knowledge Exchange Brief

American Pima cotton is an extra long staple cotton which is grown primarily in California. Because it’s fibers are longer and more durable than the Upland variety of cotton grown elsewhere in the U.S., Pima cotton brings in a higher price and is used in a variety of premium products from bedding to clothing. But […]

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Organic Cotton | Pottery Barn Kids

Organic Cotton | Pottery Barn Kids

pottery barn kids Our Organic Cotton In 400 AD, farmers began to cultivate cotton in the southern region of anatolia, in present the turkey. Throughout the days of the byzantine and ottoman empires, Turkish cotton traveled to Europe and around the globe, weaving this natural fiber into the pages of history. This organic cotton farm […]

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