Georgia Cotton Farmer Survey
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First Name *
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Last Name *
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Please provide your primary email address *
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What percentage of your cotton was planted...? (please ensure your answers total to 100%) *
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What percentage of your cotton was harvested in...? (please ensure your answers total to 100%) *
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Was your 2017 crop impacted by Hurricane Irma? *
If yes, how much of your crop was lost? (Please specify in acres or percentage of crop)
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If yes, how many of your acres were impacted? (Please specify acres or percentage of crop.)
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If yes, what was your loss in quantity? (Please specify in lbs/acre or percentage of crop)
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If yes, quality loss was ____ cents/lb. (Please denote if this was a premium or discount)
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Did you have any fields so damaged that you did not harvest them at all? *
Please list all counties your farms are located in (please separate each response with a comma) *
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What type of soil do you have in fields planted with cotton? *
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How many acres (total) of cotton did you plant? *
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What varieties do you plant? (please separate each response with a comma) *
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For your previous varieties, please provide the percentage planted (ex: DP 555 BG/RR - 50%)(please separate each response with a comma) *
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What was your seeding rate (seed per foot and row spacing) *
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Did you seed in Hill-drop configuration? *
What was planted most recently on this year’s cotton fields? *
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What kind of tillage was used? *
What percentage of your cotton is irrigated? *
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If applicable, what irrigation system do you use?
If applicable, how do you schedule your irrigation?
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If applicable, how much irrigation do you apply? (inches)
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What is your best estimate of rainfall during planting/growing season (inches)? *
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How often do you take soil samples? *
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Do you apply lime? *
If you apply lime, how often?
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If you apply lime, how much (tons) per acre?
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How much Nitrogen fertilizer was applied during growing season per acre (applications per season)? *
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How much Phosphate fertilizer was applied during growing season per acre (applications per season) *
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How much Potash fertilizer was applied during growing season per acre (applications per season) *
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How much Chicken Litter fertilizer was applied during growing season per acre (applications per season) *
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What other types of fertilizers did you use this growing season? (please separate each response with a comma) *
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How much of these additional fertilizers did you use? (please separate each response with a comma)
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Did you apply Pre-emergent? *
Did you apply Post1 ? *
Did you apply Post2 ? *
Did you apply Lay By ? *
Did you hire labor to hand weed? *
If you hire labor, what is your total yearly cost for labor?
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Are you fields scouted on a regular basis for insect pests? *
If yes, by who?
What are the average number of pesticide applications with herbicides *
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What are the average number of pesticide applications with nematicides *
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What are the average number of pesticide applications with insecticides *
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What are the average number of pesticide applications with fungicides *
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Did you apply plant growth regulator? *
If yes, how much growth regulator per application did you use? (per acre)
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If yes, how much of the applications do you use?
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How did you make your decision to use plant growth regulator?
How many times did you apply defoliant? *
Please list the types of machinery you used this growing season (please separate each response with a comma) *
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For each machine listed, please list it with its corresponding age (ex: Combine - 2 years) (please separate each response with a comma) *
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For each machine listed, please list it with its corresponding size in rows (ex: Combine - 40 rows) (please separate each response with a comma) *
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For each machine listed, please list it with its corresponding hours of use (ex: Combine - 100 hours) (please separate each response with a comma) *
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Did you pick your cotton or was it custom harvested? *
If custom harvested, what was the cost?
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How many hours of labor did you use for: family *
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How many hours of labor did you use for: full-time hired *
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How many hours of labor did you use for: seasonal hired *
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Do you get regular advice from a extension agent/specialist *
Do you get regular advice from a crop consultant *
What other sources do you get regular advice from? *
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What was your total bales of cotton harvested? *
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What is your average yield for irrigated acreage? *
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What is your average yield for dryland acreage *
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Did your fiber quality get you a price premium or discount? *
If a premium, what is the amount?
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If a discount, what is the amount?
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What are your total tons of cottonseed? *
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What is your age? *
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How many years have you farmed cotton? *
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How many years have you farmed other crops? *
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Do you have a relative or family member with experience in farming? *
If yes, have they helped you with production decisions? *
What is your education level? *
What is your total acres farmed? *
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What other commodities did you produce this year? (please separate each response with a comma) *
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In your opinion, how efficient is the average cotton farmer in Georgia, on a scale of 0 - 100? (100% is efficient, getting the most output from inputs used)
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In your opinion, how efficient is the least efficient cotton farmer in Georgia on a scale of 0 - 100?
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In your opinion, how efficient is the average farmer in your county, on a scale of 0 - 100?
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In your opinion, how efficient are you, on a scale of 0 - 100?
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