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Cotton growers across the region have either crossed the finish line or have it in sight as they continue toward the completion of the 2019 crop. Harvest, ginning and classing activity slowed a little around Thanksgiving, but was ramping back up over the past week. Many growers are finished. Some still must make decisions about harvesting dryland acreage that will not yield enough to justify the expense. This makes it challenging for ginners to estimate how many bales they can expect. The National Agricultural Statistics Service will release their December estimates next week, and regional industry leaders expect another production decrease from the ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331