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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

Marketing

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,

Marketing

Cotton Incorporated and Polygiene Partnership to Enhance Moisture and Odor Management for Cotton Activewear

January 22, 2014

Cotton Incorporated is partnering with Polygiene to add odor-inhibiting capabilities to TransDRY technology, which improves moisture management and speeds dry-times for cotton

Marketing

USDA Announces Cotton Board Appointments

January 14, 2014

Seventeen members and 17 alternates have been named to The Cotton Board by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The Cotton Board

International

Cotton Incorporated: Identity Programs Provide Options for Sustainability

January 13, 2014

Cotton Incorporated CEO Berrye Worsham says the pieces are lining up to chart a new frontier for the cotton industry.

Cotton Production

New Focus on Cotton Webcast Addresses Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass

January 9, 2014

Over the years, Italian Ryegrass could be found on roadsides, in ditches, and other benign places. Unfortunately, glyphosate-resistant biotypes of

BB Griffin Elected Chairman of Cotton Incorporated

December 19, 2013

North Carolina cotton producer and ginner BB Griffin was elected Chairman of Cotton Incorporated during the recent Cotton Board/Cotton Incorporated

Thirty Textile Companies Already on Board with Cotton LEADS Program

December 19, 2013

Two months after the launch of the Cotton LEADS program, 30 textile companies ─ suppliers to some of the world’s

FiberMax Continues as Title Sponsor for Nation’s Largest High School Basketball Tourney

December 19, 2013

Nearly 90 top high school basketball teams from across Texas will hoop it up December 26-28 at the 55th Annual

Watching Cotton Come to Life

December 5, 2013

Recently I had an invaluable experience and opportunity—to visit a cotton farm and ginning facility in North Carolina. As a

New Webcast Focuses on Short-Season Dryland Cotton Production

October 31, 2013

A new presentation focusing on short-season dryland cotton production is now available online for viewing as part of the Focus

US, Australia Team Up for Cotton LEADS Initiative

October 21, 2013

The United States and Australian cotton industries have joined hands to increase awareness among manufacturers, retailers, brands and consumers on

USA and Australia Announce Joint Sustainability Initiative

October 16, 2013

Two of the world’s top producers have teamed up to create a program to help companies throughout the cotton supply

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Texas Tech Program Wins Cotton Inc. Grant

November 3, 2014

Students in Texas Tech’s Retail Management program will get an in-depth look at cotton in their curriculum, thanks to an educational grant from Cotton Incorporated.

News

Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show Returns for Third Year

October 23, 2014

Cotton Incorporated will again host Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show – a fashion marathon featuring a different cotton look every minute – in early November.

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.