Subsurface Drip Irrigation Helps West Texas Cotton Farmer Achieve Record Yields

Five-bale cotton yields would impress anybody. So when West Texas Cotton Farmer, William Carlton, averaged 2,575 pounds-per acre (five bales) on his 40-acre field with subsurface drip irrigation, he was pleased to say the least.

Carlton’s drip irrigation is spaced 80 inches apart and says his 1511 cotton variety “jumped out of the ground.”

Click here to read the full Southwest Farm Press Article about William Carlton and how subsurface drip irrigation and his variety selections helped him achieve record cotton yields.

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