In 1958, the National Cotton Council, seeking to alter the devastating effects of the boll weevil, lobbied to establish a national Boll Weevil Eradication
Program, which has been highly successful.
The governor-elect's meeting with Miller also included discussions on cattle inspection sites in Mexico, wait times at international land ports and boll weevil eradication
on both sides of the river.
Mississippi Board of Pharmacy, the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication
Joe Street, who currently serves as an Extension associate director and interim head of the Delta Research and Extension Center, will continue to lead Agriculture and Natural Resources programming and oversee the Boll Weevil Eradication
Program and the Mississippi Horse Park.
The discovery stems from research originally designed to help the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication
Foundation (TBWEF), which uses traps to monitor and detect boll weevil populations.
Carey of Dumas, a cotton farmer and leader of the boll weevil eradication
effort in Arkansas; Tommy H.
More recently, the Boll Weevil Eradication
Program has virtually eliminated A.
Lawmakers recently raised questions about President Bush's proposed Homeland Security Department, such as the wisdom of having the new agency oversee farm programs such as boll weevil eradication
and moving all of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to the proposed new department.
A survey was conducted of 183 farms in northeast Mississippi to explore causes for variation in the intensity of the outbreak at the scale of individual fields, and to determine whether there was a difference in population densities inside and outside the boll weevil eradication
area in northeastern Mississippi (Luttrell et al.
Cotton production in the Southeast disappeared prior to boll weevil eradication