Texas Panhandle, South Plains cotton a mixed bagTexas Panhandle, South Plains cotton a mixed bag
Producers give crop updates at this week's Plains Cotton Grower Board of Directors meeting. Some areas are in desperate need of rain, while others never planted and others are weeks behind or progressing well.
July 20, 2023
Producers discuss the state of the cotton crop in their region at the July Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., Board of Directors meeting, Lubbock, Texas.Shelley E. Huguley
As attendees introduced themselves at the Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., Board of Directors meeting, the need for rain and a late freeze were common hopes expressed among the directors, producers and the agricultural industry in attendance.
Cotton production reports ranged from "extremely late" to never planted to "pretty darn fabulous." Benny Teichroeb, Suncot Gin, Seminole, said they "need a rain today." Take a look through this gallery to learn more about conditions in the various regions.
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