The farmer took the boll weevil... | Arkansas Blog

Friday, October 30, 2009

The farmer took the boll weevil...

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 8:36 AM

U.S. agricultural officials are saying that one of the most expensive pests of all time, the boll weevil, has been all but wiped out.  Of the 9 million acres of cotton planted around the country, 98 percent were free of the pest.  The boll weevil has been completely wiped out in four states, Arkansas being one of them.  Now if we could just get rid of the rain. 

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