Tennessee Cotton Farmers Playing a Money Game

March 28, 2018 12:23 PM

With strong cotton prices, Tennessee farmers are preparing to plant an increased amount of cotton this spring, roughly 1.5 percent by taking acres away from corn and wheat.

Tennessee farmers are going into the fields knowing a major threat no longer exists—boll weevils.

While this pest is gone, there are still plenty of other challenges farmers face.

Watch the story from Charles Denney from the Univeristy of Tennessee’s Ag Center on AgDay above.

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