Cotton Growers Get One-Click Information on New Web site

Combined effort of many universities goes into this tool.

Published on: Jan 9, 2008

Growers at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in Nashville got a look at the new Extension Cotton Web site late Tuesday, a site that offers university information on cotton production and management from around the nation.

For a look at the site, click on www.extension.org/cotton_industry.

High Plains Cotton Extension Specialist Randy Boman, with Texas A&M University, says the federally-funded site is slated to be fully operational Thursday, January 11.

The site includes a search engine, as well as an "ask an expert" feature, and covers cotton planting, weed and insect control, water management, classing and grading, the gamut of cotton interests in the United States.

This year's Beltwide Cotton Conferences are underway in the Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, with more than 2,000 growers, educators, and agri-business personnel participating.