Crop of the Week: Upland cotton
Harvesting of upland cotton has begun in Yuma County.
Photo by Kurt Nolte
Crop of the Week: Upland cotton.
• With warm springtime temperatures, hot summers and dry falls, Yuma is a prime location for cotton production. It's planted in March and April and is furrow irrigated. The cotton plant requires about 180 to 200 days from planting to full maturity. After the plant is defoliated, the crop is . Read Crop of the Week: Upland cotton...