An Explanation of the Planting Forecast Score

22 September, 2017

The CSD E&D Team (under the Faststart Cotton program) have been working on developing tools to assist cotton growers and consultants with the decision-making process.

The Facts on Friday today outlines the reasoning behind the Planting Forecast Score located on the Faststart Soil Temperature Network. The Forecast Score is a guide to the day degree accumulation following for the seven days, which can influence the speed of emergence and establishment results of a cotton planting operation.


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