July 26, 2016
Boston-based research firm Indigo has launched its first commercial product – Indigo Cotton – which helps improve the cotton plant’s water use efficiency.
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.
April 21, 2015
An international consortium has made a high-quality draft genome sequence of Upland cotton publicly available for cotton research.
December 19, 2014
Twenty-two farms in four states produced more than 26 million pounds of cotton lint in the first year of a pilot project in the U.S. by the Better Cotton Initiative.
August 13, 2014
The Cotton Board voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s proposed 2015 budget of $80 million to the Secretary of Agriculture.
July 31, 2014
Texas Tech University researchers have discovered that low-grade cotton made into an absorbent nonwoven mat can collect up to 50 times its own weight in oil, strengthening cotton’s potential use as a natural sorbent for oil spills.
Around The Gin
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.
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.
September 1, 2016
Cotton Cultivated – Cotton Incorporated's producer information website – now features a new weather tool tailored for cotton growers.
October 25, 2016
India’s Cotton Advisory Board is estimating 35.1 million bales of cotton production in the country during the new growing season that began October 1.
October 24, 2016
A recent cotton shipment processed and executed using blockchain – the technology that drives bitcoin – could represent a big breakthrough for international cotton trade.
October 19, 2016
Good late-summer rains improved conditions for cotton in the Rolling and High Plains regions of Texas and likely mean an above-average crop for 2016.
October 17, 2016
Many growers want to know when and if the market will get back above 70 cents and provide options to enhance marketing positions. Several factors now in play could give them that opportunity.
October 12, 2016
A new webcast to help growers and beekeepers work together to minimize conditions that may impact pollinators has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.