Tagged: cotton

Cotton-tastrophe Averted? (Nathan Reed Commentary)

by Nathan Reed 4/7/2016 8:00 am

Market challenges have led to a massive drop in cotton acreage in Arkansas, but 2016 could see change.

Arkansas' Planted Cotton Acreage Sinks to Record Low

by Alexis Hosticka 6/25/2015 11:06 am

Arkansas' cotton acres are expected to sink to below 200,000 acres due to weather delays and depressed prices. The previous record low is 310,000 acres, set in 2013.

Arkansas Cotton Acreage at Longtime Low

by Associated Press 7/16/2013 8:08 am

Cotton acreage is down sharply this year in Arkansas. Agriculture officials estimate that 320,000 acres of cotton have been planted in Arkansas this year. That's only about half as much cotton as growers planted in 2012.

Arkansas Farmers Harvest Record Soybean, Corn, Rice Crops

by Jan Cottingham 11/9/2012 4:27 pm

Despite summer's punishing drought, Arkansas farmers produced record crops of soybean and bumper crops of corn, rice and cotton, according to figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Soybean, Cotton Farmers Wind Down Arkansas Harvest

by Associated Press 11/1/2012 1:14 pm

Arkansas farmers are harvesting the last of their cotton and soybeans, and the rice harvest is already complete. Sbout 90 percent of the cotton crop is in and 84 percent of soybeans have been harvested.