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Will King Cotton be dethroned this year?
2013 harvest 'a mixed bag'
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Area cotton farmers are cautiously optimistic about this year's harvest.
King Cotton, a phrase attributed to the South before the Civil War, is in trouble this year in Bulloch County and surrounding areas. Heavy rains have taken a toll on 2013 cotton production. “Cotton is a perennial plant that we treat as an annual,” said Wes Harris, the extension coordinator with the Bulloch County Cooperative Extension Service.
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