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Cotton planting on hold in South Plains of Texas
5/16/2018 6:32:23 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Plants & Wildlife
AFFECTED AREAS:
Bailey County, TX
Borden County, TX
Castro County, TX
Cochran County, TX
Crosby County, TX
Dawson County, TX
Floyd County, TX
Gaines County, TX
Garza County, TX
Hale County, TX
Hockley County, TX
Lamb County, TX
Lubbock County, TX
Lynn County, TX
Mitchell County, TX
Parmer County, TX
Scurry County, TX
Swisher County, TX
Terry County, TX
Yoakum County, TX

Start Date: 5/15/2018 -  
Cotton growers in the South Plains were waiting to plant unless they had significant irrigation capability. Some farmers cut and baled their wheat. Rangeland conditions were suffering from the lack of rain. North Texas e-News (Fannin, Texas), May 15, 2018
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