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.
July 24, 2014
More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
July 10, 2014
The cotton industry has joined the launch of a new agricultural supply chain program for U.S. commodity crops from Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.
Around The Gin
April 22, 2016
Meister Media Worldwide — publisher of Cotton Grower magazine – has relaunched its corporate website, highlighting information and services available from one of agriculture’s leading media companies.
March 24, 2016
Greenleaf Technologies has launched the company’s new easyFlow closed transfer system for the North American market.
May 4, 2016
Improved soil moisture in most cotton fields in Texas are pushing growth and maturity in early-planted acres and are setting up the state’s northern acres for good planting conditions.
May 3, 2016
A new webcast focusing on thrips management strategies for the Southeast has been added to the Focus on Cotton online series from the Plant Management Network and Cotton Incorporated.
May 3, 2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is conducting an online survey to determine weed management systems commonly used by cotton growers, as well as the current extent of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in West Texas.
May 2, 2016
There was scarce cotton news the market found interesting in the past week. Now, all eyes are on Mother Nature and the Chinese cotton auction for price direction.
April 29, 2016
The EPA has added another 30 days to the public comment period on the proposed registration of dicamba products for weed control in cotton and soybeans.
April 28, 2016
Monsanto’s Robert Fraley told a group of Texas Tech researchers and students that communicating science and training next-generation STEM graduates are just as important as doing the science.
April 28, 2016
The University of Georgia has scheduled two insect scouting schools in June to provide training for insect monitoring in cotton, peanuts and soybeans.
April 27, 2016
Texas Tech University honored Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar with the 2016 President’s Excellence in Commercialization Award for his numerous contributions to nonwoven materials.