Lubbock Area Cotton Producers Begin Planting Season - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/17/05

Lubbock Area Cotton Producers Begin Planting Season

Weekend rainfall helped kick-off cotton planting season on the South Plains.

Tuesday, several farmers started preparing their fields and began planting dry-land cotton. Farmer Allan West says the moisture underneath the ground means the crop has good potential, but another 1/2 inch of rain would help.

West adds it will be hard to beat last year's crop. "God will never make one that good again, but it doesn't hurt to try," said cotton farmer Allan West.

The region produced a record 4.7 million bales of cotton in 2004.

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