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By Mary Jane Buerkle Plains Cotton Growers Thanks to favorable weather, harvest activity on the Texas High Plains increased fairly significantly over the past week, with more defoliant being sprayed in places that did not get a hard enough freeze to completely prepare the plant for harvest. Both the Lubbock and Lamesa cotton classing offices have issued their first reports, and early numbers indicate some light spot and shorter staple, which can be fairly common early in the season. As of Thursday, the Lubbock office had classed 24,205 bales from 29 gins. Predominant color was 32. Average length was 33.81. The Lamesa office ...

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