Management of Irrigated Cotton
for Maximum Profit
By Tom Barber, Ph.D.
Extension Weed Scientist
University of Arkansas
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This presentation will help consultants, county agents, growers, and other practitioners in the Southern U.S. cotton-producing states to understand more about proper irrigation techniques, timings and management potential to increase cotton production and profitability. Specifically in this presentation, practitioners will learn: critical stages to initiate irrigation and reduce stress; schedule subsequent timings; terminate irrigation; plant growth regulator management with irrigated cotton; timely irrigation to activate residual herbicides and improve uptake of soil nutrients. By the end of this presentation, the practitioner should know how to maximize cotton yields through timely irrigation management.