Cotton Production in Arkansas
Arkansas is a leader in the production of cotton. National rankings for Arkansas cotton include 4th in lint yield per acre, 3rd for production, and 4th for acres planted.
Cotton Production Practices
The Cooperative Extension Service, part of the University of Arkansas System's Division of Agriculture, is dedicated to providing up-to-date educational programs consisting of research-based information for profitable cotton production.
2022 Arkansas Cotton Quick Facts (AG1276)
2021 Arkansas Summary of Cotton County Variety Tests — 10 variety
2021 Arkansas Summary of Cotton County Variety Tests — 12 variety
2018 Tips for Managing a Cereal Rye Cover Crop in Cotton
2020 Arkansas Cotton Variety Test
2022 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide (MP503)
|FSA2118||current||Understanding the Numbers on Your Soil Test Report|
|FSA2153||current||The Soil Test Report|
|FSA2163||current||Double-Cropped Cotton and Wheat|
|MP503||current||2021 Mid-South Cotton Defoliation Guide|
|AG646||05/2002||Tips for No-Till Cotton Production|
|n/a||04/2005||Cotton Comments: Cotton Seed Quality|
|n/a||04/2003||Cotton Comments: Replanting Cotton and Latest Possible Planting Dates|
|n/a||06/2002||Cotton Comments: Chemical Stalk Destruction|
|n/a||n/a||Recommendations for Late Planted Cotton|
|FSA2162||current||Flag the Technology Brochure|
|FSA2152||current||Prevention and Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed in Soybean and Cotton|
Recommended Chemicals for Weed And Brush Control
Cotton Herbicides - Crop Replant Rotation Guide
Cotton Herbicides - Fertilizer Carrier Compatibility
Cotton Herbicides - Preharvest Intervals
Cotton Herbicides - Restrictions
Cotton Herbicides - Soil Applied Rates
Cotton Herbicides - Weed Response Ratings
|MP479||current||Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth and Ryegrass Management|
|MP522||current||Pasture Weed Control in Arkansas|
|FSA2188||current||Distribution and Management of Herbicide-Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Arkansas
Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board with University of Arkansas System's Division of Agriculture
|n/a||n/a||Herbicide Resistance - A Growing Issue in Arkansas -
Ken Smith, UACES Weed Scientist & Committee Chair | Arkansas Herbicide Resistance Committee
Weed Management | Field Crops - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
|AG1265||current||Scouting for Stink Bug Damage in Mid-South Cotton|
|FSA7550||current||Crop Rotation for Management of Nematodes in Cotton and Soybean|
|FSA7567||current||Management of Economically Important Nematodes of Arkansas Cotton|
|MP144||current||Insecticide Recommendations for Arkansas Cotton|
Insect Management | Field Crops - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Pesticide Training, Licensing, and Education - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Arkansas Insect Pest Photo Gallery - Research & Extension | Division of Agriculture | University of Arkansas System
Disease Management | Field Crops - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Arkansas Variety Testing - Cotton - Research & Extension | Division of Agriculture | University of Arkansas System
Row Crop Verification - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
|FSA27||06/2005||Reducing the Cost of Cotton Production|
Economics & Marketing - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Farm Planning ( Budgets, Risk Management, Planning Tools)
Crop Enterprise Budgets for Arkansas Field Crops
Commodity Markets (Market News, Situation Outlook)
MarketMaker (Farmers' Markets, Locally Grown)
Biosecurity - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Soil Test Reports Online
Soil Testing & Research Laboratory in Marianna, Arkansas.
Agricultural Technology - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Arkansas Row Crops Blog — The latest news and recommendations from Extension specialists across all row crops.
Water Management — Irrigation methods and water conservation research from Extension specialists.
Center for Agricultural & Rural Sustainability — Balancing the demands of community, agriculture and ecosystems.
Southern Risk Management Education — Educating farmers and ranchers to manage the unique risks of producing food for the world’s table.
The Cotton Board — Working to increase demand for and profitability of cotton and cotton products.