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 fabrics in active, high-performance applications. Headquartered in Sweden, Polygiene is an internationally-recognized supplier of odor control and freshness technologies for
January 14, 2014
Seventeen members and 17 alternates have been named to The Cotton Board by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The Cotton Board is appointed by the Secretary to oversee the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. All appointees will serve three-year terms that
January 13, 2014
Cotton Incorporated CEO Berrye Worsham says the pieces are lining up to chart a new frontier for the cotton industry.
January 9, 2014
Over the years, Italian Ryegrass could be found on roadsides, in ditches, and other benign places. Unfortunately, glyphosate-resistant biotypes of this weed are being found more and more in cotton fields. In 2005, Jason Bond, Mississippi State University Research and
December 19, 2013
North Carolina cotton producer and ginner BB Griffin was elected Chairman of Cotton Incorporated during the recent Cotton Board/Cotton Incorporated joint board meeting in Savannah, Georgia. “BB’s duel, first-hand knowledge of our industry as a producer and ginner – combined
December 19, 2013
Two months after the launch of the Cotton LEADS program, 30 textile companies ─ suppliers to some of the world’s most recognizable apparel brands ─ have formally acknowledged the merits of the program’s cotton and now include it within their
December 19, 2013
Nearly 90 top high school basketball teams from across Texas will hoop it up December 26-28 at the 55th Annual FiberMax Caprock Classic in Lubbock, Texas. The Caprock Classic is the largest high school basketball tournament in the country, and
December 5, 2013
Recently I had an invaluable experience and opportunity—to visit a cotton farm and ginning facility in North Carolina. As a student studying Textile Development and Marketing (TDM) at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, we are exposed
October 31, 2013
A new presentation focusing on short-season dryland cotton production is now available online for viewing as part of the Focus on Cotton webcast series. For growers in many parts of the Cotton Belt, short-season production is their only viable option.
October 21, 2013
The United States and Australian cotton industries have joined hands to increase awareness among manufacturers, retailers, brands and consumers on how the cotton industry leads in responsible production and having a balance of social, environmental and economic sustainability. Towards this
October 16, 2013
Two of the world’s top producers have teamed up to create a program to help companies throughout the cotton supply chain source their fiber in a responsible manner, according to a joint announcement released yesterday. The Cotton LEADS program, a
September 30, 2013
As models began walking the runways of New York Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, mannequins in the Meatpacking District began walking off the job. The “protest” was part of a film shoot and companion installation for Cotton Or Nothing, a
September 16, 2013
Textile executives representing 18 countries are visiting the U.S. Cotton Belt this week (September 22-29) to familiarize themselves with U.S. cotton and how the fiber is produced, processed and marketed. The biennial COTTON USA Orientation Tour is sponsored by Cotton Council
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.
September 16, 2014
When folks in the cotton industry say polyester stinks, they now have the research to back the statement up.
July 24, 2014
More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 13, 2014
The Cotton Board’s Executive Committee has confirmed $80 million for funding of the 2015 Research and Promotion Program.