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Cotton agricultural chemical use and farming practices in 1989

Stephen R Crutchfield

Cotton agricultural chemical use and farming practices in 1989

an overview of survey results

by Stephen R Crutchfield

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Resources and Technology Division, ERS-NASS, distributor in [Washington, DC], [Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural chemicals -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Cotton -- United States,
  • Water quality -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen R. Crutchfield
    SeriesERS staff report -- AGES 9076, ERS staff report -- no. AGES 9076
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Resources and Technology Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14678407M

    Alternative farming practices from cotton to sorghum AMEF Case Study Series 3 December AME Foundation promotes ecological agriculture among small and marginal farmers in the semi arid areas of the Deccan Plateau by generating farming alternatives, enriching farmers knowledge, linking development agencies and sharing experience. In accordance with the Farm Bill, all private applicators are required by law to keep record(s) of their federally restricted use pesticide (RUP) applications for a period of 2 years. PRP operations ended in September due to the elimination of program funding. If you have questions.

      Cotton farming is a high-risk job which is very exploitative. During the last farming season thousands of poor rural farmers worked for little, or . agricultural chemicals and irrigation water that higher economic yields can occur while enhancing the economic production of field crops and protecting the environment. The analyses performed in this manuscript demonstrate proof of concept of how precision agriculture coupled with crop simulation models and geographic information systems.

    Cotton is mostly grown in monoculture and is a very pesticide-intensive crop. Although it is only grown on % of the world’s agricultural land, it consumes 16% . In the early s, agriculture and livestock raising were the main sources of livelihood in Sudan for about 61 percent of the working population. Approximately one-third of the total area of Sudan, the largest country on the African continent is suitable for agricultural development and heavier rainfall in the south permits both agriculture and herding by nomadic tribes.


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