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After Rocky Start, Arkansas Harvest Breaks Records

Despite a rocky start, the Arkansas cotton harvest appears poised for a record outcome. Overall, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts Arkansas cotton yields at 1.06 million bales in November, up 220,000 bales from a year earlier. That averages to 1,162 pounds of cotton per harvested acre – 87 pounds above 2016.

 

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