International Cotton Institute Honors 2014 Graduates


Thirty-six students from 14 countries attended the ACSA International Cotton Institute in Memphis this summer. The class was honored during graduation ceremonies on July 15.


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Indian Textile Industry Seeks Cotton Stability Support

October 3, 2016

The Indian textile industry has asked the government to provide a support mechanism to counter high volatility in cotton prices.


Indian Spinning Association Works to Calm Current Cotton Situation

July 15, 2016

The Southern India Mills’ Association has called for calmness among spinners in India in the wake of the country’s downward cotton production estimate.


Indian Cotton Production to Decline

July 14, 2016

The Cotton Advisory Board of India has revised its estimate for this year’s cotton supply and demand situation in India, placing production at its lowest total in five years.


New Leadership, Export Program for Indian Textiles

July 6, 2016

India’s textiles industry is benefitting from newly-established leadership and a program designed to increase garment exports.


Indian Association Wants Free Trade for Cotton

June 27, 2016

The Cotton Association of India is urging the Government of Pakistan not to support the call for an export ban on cotton by the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association.


Update on Indian Cotton Textile Sector

June 15, 2016

By Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar The Indian government implemented its largest ever minimum support price (MSP) scheme through Cotton Corporation of


Jack McCarty Named ICAC Researcher of the Year

May 31, 2016

Dr. Jack C. McCarty of Mississippi State University was named Researcher of the Year for 2016 by the International Cotton Advisory Committee.

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New Automated DNA Monitoring Added to Gins in Three States

October 12, 2016

A new DNA technology that ensures efficient and consistent DNA tagging of cotton fibers during ginning is being rolled out this fall in three states.

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Bayer Adds TwinLink Plus Pest Protection for 2017

October 5, 2016

Bayer is adding TwinLink Plus – a three-gene Bt technology that provides season-long production against worm pests – to new Stoneville and FiberMax varieties in 2017.

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Monsanto Licenses EXZACT Genome-Editing Technology from Dow AgroSciences

October 3, 2016

Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences have reached a licensing agreement for use of Dow’s EXZACT Precision Technology Platform across Monsanto’s research portfolio.

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Cotton Board Releases 2015 Annual Report

September 27, 2016

The Cotton Board’s 2015 Annual Report is now available online.

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It’s a Deal: Bayer to Acquire Monsanto

September 14, 2016

Bayer and Monsanto have announced an agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for approximately $66 billion in an all-cash transaction.

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How Fiber Quality Became So Valuable

September 14, 2016

Textile expert Dean Etheridge explains the meteoric rise of fiber quality on the global market.

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Cotton Cultivated Website Adds Custom Weather Feature

September 1, 2016

Cotton Cultivated – Cotton Incorporated's producer information website – now features a new weather tool tailored for cotton growers.

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ChemChina/Syngenta Deal Gets U.S. Foreign Investment Approval

August 22, 2016

ChemChina and Syngenta have received a key clearance for the proposed consolidation of the companies.