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Cotton Tour, West TN AgResearch and Education Center

Visitors to the UT AgResearch Cotton Tour will tour cotton research plots at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6. Photo by G. Rowsey, courtesy UTIA. Download image.


JACKSON, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s annual field day devoted to cotton is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6, at the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center.

Cotton Tour Field Day registration opens at 8:30 a.m.  Field tours begin at 9 a.m. and include multiple presentations.  The event concludes at noon with a complimentary lunch. Sessions will include updates on cotton variety performance; fungicides and target spot; weed and resistance management; irrigation, defoliation, UAVs and insect control.

There is no cost to attend Cotton Tour.
  Pesticide recertification points will be available.

A complete program will be posted soon to 
http://west.tennessee.edu and http://utcrops.com.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. 
ag.tennessee.edu.

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Contacts:

Dr. Tyson Raper, Cotton & Small Grains Specialist, 731-425-4707, 
traper@utk.edu​

Ginger Rowsey, UTIA Marketing & Communications, 731-425-4768, 
gtrice@tennessee.edu