Maximize Yield and Sulphur Management Skills
Memphis, TN --- A new Focus on Cotton webcast titled “Sulfur Fertilization of Cotton” helps cotton growers, consultants, and other industry experts identify and address Sulphur deficiencies that could affect a crop. This 13-minute talk by Syam K. Dodla, Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Crop Irrigation at Louisiana State University, provides information that helps users:
- Analyze soil for deficiencies
- Identify Sulphur deficiency symptoms in cotton plants
- Apply the recommended amounts of Sulphur across various areas of the Cotton Belt
- Understand Sulphur’s effect on yield
- See the many options for Sulphur fertilizer
This webcast is available through the ‘Focus on Cotton’ webcast resource located at the Plant Management Network. ‘Focus on Cotton’ contains nearly 30 webcasts on various aspects of cotton crop management. These talks--freely accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week-- cover agronomic practices, crop protection, and ag engineering. This resource also features a new and improved Cotton Extension Search tool, where users can conveniently search for extension resources across all U.S. land-grant universities serving cotton producers.
All of these resources are freely available courtesy of Cotton Incorporated at http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/foco.
Phil Bogdan, Plant Management Network, 651-994-3859, pbogdan [at] scisoc [dot] org
Stacey Gorman, The Cotton Board, 870-226-1445, sgorman [at] cottonboard [dot] org
About Plant Management Network: All subscription-based information on the Plant Management Network website can be accessed for one low $39 annual subscription fee. Plant Management Network, www.plantmanagementnetwork.org, is a cooperative not-for-profit resource for the applied agricultural and horticultural sciences. Together with more than 80 partners, which include land-grant universities, scientific societies, and agribusiness, PMN publishes quality, applied, and science-based information for the practitioner.
About the Cotton Board: The Cotton Research & Promotion Act established the Cotton Board as a quasi-governmental, non-profit entity to serve as the administrator of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. Funded by America’s cotton producers and importers through the cotton check-off, the Program’s research and promotion activities are conducted worldwide by Cotton Incorporated, the Cotton Board’s sole-source contracting organization, to increase the demand for and improve the market position of cotton.
The Cotton Research & Promotion Program continues to work in all areas of cotton’s pipeline – from the field to the consumer – to keep cotton the number one fiber choice in the U.S. For more information about the Cotton Board and the innovative activities stemming from the Program, visit www.cottonboard.org.