Cotton Stalk Destruction
The mission of the Cotton Stalk Destruction program is to suppress boll weevil and pink bollworm populations in Texas.

How should I destroy the cotton stalks?

Destruction method depends on pest management zone.

What pest management zone am I in?

Click here to find your pest management zone.


What do I do if I haven’t harvested my cotton and the destruction date for my pest management zone is coming up?

You may file for an extension by submitting request up to the applicable pest management zone's stalk destruction deadline or extended deadline.  This does not guarantee an extension.
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