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Cotton Inc Debunks Food Babe Cotton Claims

May 31, 2016

Cotton Incorporated recently took on the Food Babe to debunk her unfounded statements about cotton and cottonseed. Forbes magazine applauded those efforts.

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Building Demand Bale by Bale

April 13, 2016

New technologies and innovations developed for cotton are helping grow usage for the fiber, strategically and methodically.

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Cotton Incorporated Responds to Sustainability Report

April 11, 2016

Cotton Incorporated has responded to a report pitting sustainable cotton production against conventional cotton, providing facts to fill gaps in the document.

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Tour Seeks To Boost Korean Mills’ Desire for U.S. Cotton

April 11, 2016

Textile executives from 10 Korean companies are touring the Cotton Belt to observe U.S. cotton production, processing and marketing as part of the COTTON USA Korean Special Trade Mission.

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Mississippi Women’s Group Coordinates Large Denim Donation

March 15, 2016

The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Women’s Leadership Committee recently collected over 2,000 pairs of jeans for the Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program.

Watte Elected Cotton Incorporated Chairman

February 16, 2016

Mark Watte, a Tulare, CA, cotton producer, is the new chairman of Cotton Incorporated.

Lucas to Head Cotton Council International for 2016

February 8, 2016

Keith Lucas, a cooperative official from Garner, NC, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2016.

Georgia Cotton Growers to Vote on State Market Assessment

January 28, 2016

Over the next six weeks, Georgia cotton growers will have the opportunity to vote on renewing the $1 bale assessment that funds the Georgia Cotton Commission.

Brandix Textiles First COTTON USA Licensee in Sri Lanka

January 6, 2016

Brandix Textiles Limited is the first COTTON USA licensee in Sri Lanka, a developing market for U.S. cotton exports.

Better Cotton Initiative Launches Product Mark

September 29, 2015

The Better Cotton Initiative is launching a new on-product mark, which will allow BCI members to show their commitment to responsibly-sourced Better Cotton on the products they sell.

Cotton Board Recommends $76 Million for 2016 Research and Promotion

August 14, 2015

The Cotton Board has voted to recommend $76 million to fund the cotton industry’s Research and Promotion Program for 2016.

Blue Jeans Go Green Supports Habitat for Humanity Build-A-Thon

May 28, 2015

Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green program turned 10,000 pairs of used blue jeans into UltraTouch Denim insulation for use in a Habitat For Humanity Build-A-Thon in New Orleans.

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USDA Seeks Cotton Board Nominees

June 15, 2017

USDA is seeking nominations for candidates to fill 13 member and 13 alternate positions on the Cotton Board.

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Analysis Shows Value of Cotton Research & Promotion Program

June 7, 2017

A recent analysis of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program has shown that the Program provides strong, positive returns to cotton producers and importers.

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Wrangler Launches Pilot Program for Sustainable U.S. Cotton Supply

May 26, 2017

Wrangler is partnering with a family of Alabama cotton growers on a pilot program to help U.S. cotton farmers achieve greater sustainable growing practices.

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COTTON USA Hosts Trade Mission from Bangladesh

April 24, 2017

Textile executives from 12 Bangladeshi companies will travel the U.S. Cotton Belt in early May to get a closer look why U.S. cotton is the world’s preferred fiber.

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Cotton Inc. Launches New Consumer Ad Campaign

April 24, 2017

Cotton Incorporated’s Consumer Marketing Division has launched a new consumer-directed advertising campaign titled "Leave Comfort to Clothes."

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Esteve to Lead Cotton Council International in 2017

February 11, 2017

Eduardo (Eddy) Esteve, a cotton merchant from Dallas, TX, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2017.

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2016: The Year in International Marketing

December 21, 2016

CCI continues vital international promotion activities for U.S. cotton.

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2016: The Year in Domestic Marketing

December 16, 2016

Celebrating fifty years of Cotton Research and Promotion during 2016.

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Cotton Explores “Athleisurewear” Market

November 14, 2016

A recent article in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reviewed the moves that Cotton Incorporated is making to grow cotton’s share in the “athleisurewear” market.

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CCI Touts Quality, Innovation during 2016 Sourcing USA Summit

November 11, 2016

Some 415 delegates from 31 counties gathered for Cotton Council International’s ninth biennial Sourcing USA Summit in early November.

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Cotton Board Announces Cotton Calendar Photo Contest

September 19, 2016

The Cotton Board is looking for a top cotton photo to feature in their 2017 Industry Calendar. But act quickly. The contest ends October 5.