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Clay Graves checks sprayer adjustments in preparation for his 2017 cotton crop. He will plant 100 percent XtendFlex varieties.
Ben Scholz dismounts from his combine while waiting for a truck to unload his full hopper so he can get back to harvest.
Cutting into a green cotton boll gives Brent Hendon an idea of when the crop will be ready to harvest.
Combines sit idle at Jake Teichroeb’s Dawson County, Texas, farm headquarters. He checks this one out as he finishes planting his 2017 crop. He’ll do some custom harvesting in the fall.
Daniel Berglund was flooded out of his home by Hurricane Harvey, but he's back in the field getting ready for next year's crops.
A fire map shows where wildfires burned across Hemphill County, Texas. County Extension agent Andy Holloway points to one of the hardest hit sections of the county.
Jeannie Hileman, Carnegie Farmers Cooperative Gin manager, expects to gin more than 100,000 bales from the 2017 cotton crop.
Texas AgriLife Extension economist Joe Outlaw talks about the farm bill at the Red River Crops Conference in Childress, Texas.
John Clay, Oklahoma peanut farmer, listens intently to production tips from OSU and Texas AgriLife peanut experts.
Jourdan Bell, Texas AgriLife agronomist, discussed production tips for grain sorghum at the Red River Crops Conference in Childress, Texas.
Kim Kitchings, senior vice president, marketing, and Ryan Kurtz, director of agricultural research, Cotton Incorporated, discussed cotton's sustainability at an event in New York City.
Luis Ribera, Texas A&M AgriLife economist, checks on trade issues at his College Station office. NAFTA needs to be modernized, not scrapped, he says, and Cuba offers significant market potential for U.S. agriculture.
Pat Pilgrim is developing a cotton company based on the poultry framework.
Ronnie Lumpkins, Leonard, Texas, shows two good ears of corn from what he says will be the best crop he's ever made.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway toured hurricane damage near El Campo, Texas, Sept. 21.
Abernathy, Texas, farmer Tyson Knight switched to Enlist cotton varieties in 2017.