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International

Supima Honored for Premium Fiber Branding by AAFA

May 7, 2014

The American Apparel and Footwear Association has awarded Supima the American Image Award for Premium Fiber Branding.

International

Cotton Council International Launches New COTTON USA Identity

May 1, 2014

Cotton Council International is revitalizing and re-launching its 25-year old flagship brand, COTTON USA.

Crop Inputs

Deltapine Supports Agri-Business Education with Proceeds from “Heroes” Song

April 30, 2014

Deltapine has donated proceeds from the iTunes sales of “Where Heroes Are Made” – a song written and produced as a tribute to America’s cotton producers – as a scholarship to the Agri-Business Educational Foundation.

Cotton Production

New Webcast, Search Tool Added to Focus on Cotton Website

April 30, 2014

A new webcast focusing on cotton nutrition and a one-stop search tool that targets Extension cotton information from 17 states have been added to the Focus on Cotton webpage.

International

Trade Mission to Promote U.S. Cotton Advantages to Indonesian Textile Executives

April 29, 2014

Executives from 12 Indonesian textile companies will get a close look at U.S. cotton production, processing, and marketing and meet with U.S. exporters during a COTTON USA Special Trade Mission to the U.S. in May.

Marketing

Blue Jeans Go Green Goes to the Movies

April 16, 2014

Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program may be coming soon to a movie theater near you.

Over 100 Textile Companies Now Partnering with Cotton LEADS

March 14, 2014

More than 100 retailers, brands and manufacturers – including Brooks Brothers – have now joined the Cotton LEADS program as partners.

Father and Son Team Honored as 2013 Marketers of the Year

February 18, 2014

Marcus D. Martin and his son, Marcus L. Martin, of Casa Grande, AZ, make it a point to have lunch together nearly every day. It gives them time to talk about what’s happening on the farm. But it also gives

Lea Elected 2014 Cotton Council International President

February 11, 2014

Jordan Lea was elected the 2014 president of Cotton Council International (CCI) during the organization’s board meeting held during the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) recent annual meeting. CCI is the export promotions arm of the NCC and carries out programs

Bayer Seeks Entries for FiberMax One Ton Club for the 2013 Season

February 8, 2014

Bayer CropScience and FiberMax cotton invite growers to enter the FiberMax One Ton Club for 2013 to be recognized for their outstanding achievements in their fields and receive exclusive member benefits. To qualify for the One Ton Club, growers must

New Design and Functionality for Cotton Board Web Site

February 3, 2014

The Cotton Board has revamped the look and functionality of their consumer Web site, www.cottonboard.org. The redesigned Web site allows visitors to browse for information about the Cotton Research and Promotion Program, sign up for Cotton Board newsletters, view and

Cotton Board to Highlight Denim Recycling Program during Mid-South Farm and Gin Show

January 30, 2014

If you’re planning to attend the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show February 28-March 1, bring your old used denim with you. The Cotton Board wants it! The organization will hold a Blue Jeans Go Green denim drive during the two-day

The Blue Jeans Go Green Program Goes Racing – and Recycling – at Phoenix NASCAR Event

January 23, 2014

Cotton Incorporated and Phoenix International Raceway have announced a partnership for the Blue Jeans Go Green 200 presented by Cotton, the Fabric of Our Lives NASCAR Nationwide Series race and an at-the-track denim recycling initiative on Saturday, March 1. The

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Marketing

CCI Tour to Showcase U.S. Yarn and Fabrics to Uniform Manufacturers

September 23, 2014

Apparel manufacturers from eight countries will get a good look at U.S. cotton yarn and fabric production during Cotton Council International’s 2014 COTTON USA Western Hemisphere Uniform Manufacturers Tour.

Marketing

Research Shows Polyester Athletic Wear Has an Odor Problem

September 16, 2014

When folks in the cotton industry say polyester stinks, they now have the research to back the statement up.

Marketing

Cotton LEADS Program Now Counts More Than 200 Partner Companies

July 24, 2014

More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.

Marketing

Alabama Voters Allow Cotton Growers to Determine Status of State Checkoff Fee

July 16, 2014

Based on the results of Alabama’s July 15 primary election, the state’s cotton growers now have the opportunity to determine if their current voluntary cotton checkoff fees for marketing and research should become mandatory.

Marketing

Automatic or Not? Alabama Voters to Determine Status of State Cotton Checkoff Fees.

July 9, 2014

On July 15, Alabama voters will have a say in determining if the state’s voluntary cotton checkoff program should become automatic rather than voluntary.

International

CCI Urges India Consumers to “Check the Label” Bollywood-Style

July 9, 2014

To promote cotton usage in India, Cotton Council International is urging consumers to “Check the Label” in a new Bollywood-style video campaign.

Marketing

Mid-South Cotton Producers to See San Joaquin Valley Agriculture

July 6, 2014

Thirteen Mid-South cotton producers will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in California’s San Joaquin Valley the week of July 13 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2014 Producer Information Exchange Program.

International

CCI Promotes Textile Industry Dialogue during Events in China and Turkey

June 30, 2014

Cotton Council International recently completed programs in China and Turkey designed to increase dialogue between COTTON USA and the countries’ textile industries and buyers.

Marketing

Cotton Board Confirms $80 Million for Cotton Research and Promotion

June 13, 2014

The Cotton Board’s Executive Committee has confirmed $80 million for funding of the 2015 Research and Promotion Program.

Marketing

USDA Seeking Nominations for The Cotton Board

June 13, 2014

USDA is seeking nominations for candidates to serve on The Cotton Board.

Marketing

When Is A Blue Jean Not A Blue Jean?

May 19, 2014

The recent influx of man-made fibers into blue jeans is not a good fit for many consumers, and could affect the care, wear and expected five-year longevity of their beloved blue jeans.