Todays cotton production on the South Plains barely resembles the cotton culture of 100 years ago. When cotton first came to the South Plains it was very labor intensive, with every stage of production depending on large amounts of hand labor. The planting, cultivating, and picking or pulling of cotton were all done by hand. Often, the harvested cotton was transported to gins in wagons pulled by teams of horses or mules. Today, due to the many improvements in the industry, most cotton is grown without ever being touched by ...

Cotton on the South Plains 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738595856

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Cotton on the South Plains 2012, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

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