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  • Sorghum, a Rotation Option for Cotton Growers in 2017

    Cotton growers considering new crop rotation options may want to consider sorghum. Sorghum residue helps minimize evaporation from soil and protects cotton seedlings from wind and sand-blasting. According to a recent article in Cotton Grower, Texas A&M AgriLife research has shown that cotton yields increased when grown in rotation with sorghum. During sorghum rotations, keep an eye out for the sugarcane aphid. Vigilant scouting is important and scouting once a week is recommended, as long…

Agronomic image showing a stink bug on a soybean leaf.
Agronomic image of soybean aphids
Agronomic image of spring wheat