Cotton Specialists Corner
Extension Cotton Specialists
Extension Cotton Specialists from across the U.S. weigh in on a variety of topics that impact cotton producers, consultants, and the industry as a whole.
Apr 27 2021
Cotton Specialists Corner - Trailer
Seth Byrd and Tyson Raper give an overview of what will be covered in Cotton Specialists Corner, a podcast by the Cotton Specialists working group and other cotton experts from across the U.S.
Jun 22 2022
Episode 20 - Managing PGRs in Fields with Various Growth Stages
Guy Collins, Tyson Raper, and Bradley Wilson discuss current crop conditions and how to address and manage PGR applications in fields containing cotton of varying growth stages.
May 23 2022
Episode 19 - Cover Crops in the Midsouth (Part 2)
Brian Pieralisi, Tyson Raper, Bill Robertson, and Bradley Wilson discuss the management of cotton in a cover crop system, how fertility, irrigation, and other inputs are impacted, considerations for adopting cover crops.
May 16 2022
Episode 18 - Cover Crops in the Midsouth (Part 1)
Brian Pieralisi, Tyson Raper, Bill Robertson, and Bradley Wilson provide an overview of cover crops and their management, and considerations for cotton planting in a cover crop system in the midsouth.
May 2 2022
Episode 17 - Cover Crops in the Southeast (Part 2)
Steve Brown, Keith Edmisten, Hunter Frame, and Camp Hand discuss in-season management of cotton in a cover crop system and benefits and limitations that accompany or impact the use of cover crops in the southeast.
Apr 25 2022
Episode 16 - Cover Crops in the Southeast (Part 1)
Steve Brown, Keith Edmisten, Hunter Frame, and Camp Hand discuss the management of cover crops in the southeast and considerations for planting cotton in a system using cover crops.
Apr 4 2022
Episode 15 - Looking Back at 2021 and Ahead to 2022
Camp Hand, Ben McKnight, Brian Pieralisi, and Tyson Raper review 2021 and discuss considerations for 2022.
Dec 20 2021
Episode 14 - Using and Interpreting Variety Trial Data
Bill Robertson, Camp Hand, and Tyson Raper different types of variety trials and how the data can be used by researchers and producers in the variety selection process.
Oct 25 2021
Episode 13 - The Effects of Weathering
Steve Brown, Camp Hand, Brian Pieralisi, and Tyson Raper discuss the impact of weathering on cotton fiber.
Oct 11 2021
Episode 12 - Late Season Variety Trends
Ben McKnight, Randy Norton, and Bill Robertson discuss trends their seeing in variety performance this year, agronomic characteristics of successful varieties, and methods for evaluating variety maturity category.
Sep 27 2021
Episode 11 - Harvest Aids Part 2
Guy Collins, Matt Foster, and Tyler Sandlin discuss various harvest aid products, tanks mixes, and how to address late season crop issues through harvest aid product and rate selection.
Sep 13 2021
Episode 10 - Harvest Aids Part 1
Steve Brown, Camp Hand, and Bill Robertson discuss methods for scheduling harvest aid applications and application strategies to optimize harvest aid performance.
Aug 30 2021
Episode 9 - Fiber Quality
Keith Edmisten, Bob Hutmacher, and Tyson Raper give a general overview of fiber quality topics from their perspective regions, including current issues, improvements in quality parameters, and research they've conducted on fiber quality.
Aug 16 2021
Episode 8 - Southwest Update
Randy Norton, Ben McKnight, and Murilo Maeda provide updates from their areas on the 2021 cotton season so far, and their outlook as harvest approaches.
Jul 19 2021
Episode 7 - Variety characteristics and other mid-season tips
Stu Duncan, Keith Edmisten, and Brian Pieralisi discuss characteristics they look for in varieties mid-season. They also cover the current condition of the crop in their respective states.
Jun 28 2021
Episode 6 - PGR Strategies for 2021
Dr. Camp Hand, Dr. Bob Hutmacher, and Mr. Tyler Sandlin discuss the use of plant growth regulators in their respective states. Topics include typical recommendations, current issues that impact this year’s decisions, and trends they’ve seen in the use of PGRs.
Jun 14 2021
Episode 5 - In-Season Nitrogen Applications
Dr. Steve Brown, Dr. Hunter Frame, and Dr. Randy Norton discuss in-season nitrogen applications in cotton. Topics include methods of application, scheduling applications, and potential issues with nitrogen fertility in cotton production.
May 31 2021
Episode 4 - Mid-South Planting Update
Recorded May 26th, Dr. Matt Foster, Dr. Brian Pieralisi, Dr. Tyson Raper, and Dr. Bill Robertson give an update on planting conditions for the mid-south and discuss considerations moving forward.
May 24 2021
Episode 3 - Thrips Pressure
Entomologist Dr. Scott Stewart discusses management of thrips and factors that influence thrips pressure.
May 10 2021
Episode 2 - Replant Decisions
Dr. Guy Collins, Dr. Murilo Maeda, and Dr. Tyson Raper talk replanting issues, including scenarios where replants may be needed, factors to consider when replanting, and when to accept a thin stand.
Apr 27 2021
Episode 1 - Planting Preparations
Discussions on planting preparations with Dr. Bill Robertson, Dr. Keith Edmisten, and Dr. Ben McKnight. Topics covered include seeding rate, planting date, planting considerations.