THIS COTTON BOLL is ready for harvest, as is most of the West Texas crop.
DEFOLIATED COTTON awaits harvest in a test plot at the Bayer CropScience Idalou, Texas Breeding Station.
SPRAY RIGS are busy in West Texas cotton fields applying harvest aid chemicals to the 2010 crop.
ALMOST READY for harvest, cotton stalks will lose leaves in the next few days before pickers and strippers move into the fields.
SouthWest Farm Press