Cotton Engineering-Systems - Thursday Morning Session

Thursday, January 8, 2009: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Salons E/F (Marriott Riverwalk Hotel)
John Wanjura
8:00 AM
Soil Amendment and Tillage Evaluations to Improve Germination with Subsurface Drip Irrigation
Andy M. Cranmer, Texas AgriLife Research; James P. Bordovsky, Texas AgriLife Research; J. T. Mustian, Texas AgriLife Research; D. M. Nesmith, Texas AgriLife Research
8:15 AM
A Wireless Cotton Module Tracking System: Improvement and Field Testing
Andrew J. Sjolander, TAMU - BAEN Dept.; J. Alex Thomasson, TAMU - BAEN Dept.; Ruixiu Sui, TAMU - BAEN Dept.; Yufeng Ge, TAMU - BAEN Dept.
8:30 AM
Powered Tramper: Design and Evaluation
Robert G. Hardin IV, USDA-ARS Cotton Ginning Research Unit; Stephen W. Searcy, Texas A&M University
8:45 AM
Influence of Grid Bar Shape on Field Cleaner Performance - Screening Tests
J.D. Wanjura, USDA ARS CPPRU; G.a. Holt, USDA ARS CPPRU; J.a. Carroll, USDA ARS LIRU
9:00 AM
Effect of Harvesting Methods on Fiber and Yarn Quality from Irrigated Cotton on the High Plains
William Brock Faulkner, Texas A&M University; J.D. Wanjura, USDA ARS CPPRU; B. W. Shaw; Eric Hequet, Texas Tech University
9:15 AM
In Field Time in Motion Comparisons of Conventional, John Deere 7760 and Case 625 Module Express Cotton Pickers
Michael Herbert Willcutt, MSUES Ag. & Bio. Engineering; Michael J. Buschermohle, University of Tennessee; Edward M. Barnes, Cotton Incorporated; Filip D. To, Mississippi State University, Dept of Ag & Bio Engineering; Jared Field, Black Gold Farms; Philip Allen, University of Tennessee