January 6, 2016
Brandix Textiles Limited is the first COTTON USA licensee in Sri Lanka, a developing market for U.S. cotton exports.
September 25, 2015
Bilateral collaboration and technical exchanges between the United States and India in technical textiles are planned as part of a recently-announced strategic and commercial cooperation between the countries.
September 17, 2015
Textile manufacturing executives representing 18 countries will spend a week touring the U.S. Cotton Belt for a first-hand look at how U.S. cotton is produced, processed and marketed.
September 16, 2014
When folks in the cotton industry say polyester stinks, they now have the research to back the statement up.
September 1, 2014
The Walmart Foundation has awarded more than $470,000 in funding to a Texas Tech University Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute research project to study more efficient ways for indigo dyeing of cotton yarns.
July 24, 2014
More than 200 partner companies have now joined the Cotton LEADS program since its launch in October 2013.
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.
Around The Gin
January 26, 2016
The Climate Corporation is launching FieldView Drive, a device that provides seamless transfer of real time field data and mapping from planting or harvesting equipment to a mobile device.
January 13, 2016
PhytoGen is releasing PHY 490 W3FE, the first cottonseed variety with the Enlist cotton trait, for the 2016 growing season.
January 5, 2016
Bayer has announced the release of three new FiberMax and Stoneville varieties for 2016, all featuring the company’s GlyTol, LibertyLink and TwinLink technologies.
November 30, 2015
Growers propelled two PhytoGen brand varieties toward the top of the 2015 USDA Cotton Varieties Planted report.
February 10, 2016
Growers have questions heading into the 2016 season. Tim Price is confident they’ll find answers during the 64th Mid-South Farm and Gin Show February 26-27.
February 8, 2016
Shane Stephens of Greenwood, MS, has been elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016.
February 8, 2016
Keith Lucas, a cooperative official from Garner, NC, will serve as president of Cotton Council International for 2016.
Production Outlook / Acreage
February 7, 2016
U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 9.1 million cotton acres this spring, according to the National Cotton Council’s 35th Annual Early Season Planting Intentions Survey.