Precision with Cotton

Laura McNamara

Delta Farm PressThere´s no getting away from it. Precision farming is sweeping the agriculture industry and cotton is not a sector to be left behind. The Delta Farm Press reports that the 11th annual National Conservation Systems Cotton & Rice Conference, which is being held Jan. 21-22, is making precision farming one of its major themes.

New this year is the addition of the Mid-South Corn Conference and the Mid-South Precision Ag Conference, which will be held in conjunction with the Cotton & Rice Conference.

The Mid-South Corn Conference will feature 16 corn production technology and systems breakout sessions by some of the nation’s leading corn researchers and farmers. The Mid- South Precision Ag Conference will feature nine precision agriculture technology and systems breakout sessions led by precision agriculture researchers and farmers.

Farmers from Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee will be able to receive state pesticide recertification credits, and certified crop consultants can earn CEUs during the two-day conference.

“Don’t miss the opportunity to get some of your questions answered or to search for new ideas that could improve your operation and help fill your pockets,” LaRose says.

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