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Freeze barely misses Oklahoma, concerns about cloudy, cool conditions

State Cotton Specialist discusses the cold front and the maturing cotton crop in his state.

This week an unseasonal cold front blasted the Southwest, breaking record lows in the Texas Panhandle. Whether sorghum, cotton or corn, producers are concerned about the impact the cooler temperatures and gusting winds had on their crops. Hear what Oklahoma State University Cotton Specialist Seth Byrd has to say about the cold front in his state and its effect on maturing cotton. 

“I think we were all focused on that low temperature we were going to hit Wednesday morning, but the bigger issue is probably going to be the cool, cloudy weather we had Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,” Byrd says. 

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Watch this video to learn more. 

Next: 2020 cotton production in Oklahoma and upcoming harvest aid webinars.

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