Randy Norton, 2013 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year, conducts cotton research and variety trials across Arizona cotton country.
Randy Norton serves as the University of Arizona's regional Extension specialist, based in Safford.
Improved yield, lint quality, pest management, and grower profitability in cotton are among Norton's top priorities.
NRCS soil conservationist Eddie Foster and Randy Norton team up for cover crop research in a cotton field in Thatcher, Ariz.
Norton researches cover crop solutions in cotton.
Norton conducts Telone trials across Arizona to improve nematode management while reducing pesticide use.
From left - Randy Norton; Art Heiden, Buckeye, Ariz. cotton grower, and Judy Brown, University of Arizona scientist, at the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conferences.
Randy Norton, regional Extension Specialist with the University of Arizona, was recognized Jan. 9 as the 2013 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year during the Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas.
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