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
November 12, 2015
Net Irrigate is adding a new product suite of WireRat Pivot Monitoring Systems, featuring modularized parts that provide growers more options at lower price points.
November 5, 2015
Dow AgroSciences and Coherent Ag Solutions are partnering to provide farmers with a new cloud-based crop protection stewardship system.
November 27, 2015
Citing “new information regarding potential synergistic effects between the two ingredients on non-target plants,” EPA is reconsidering the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist Duo herbicide for corn, soybeans and cotton.
November 18, 2015
In the latest edition of The Cotton Companion podcast, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss the upcoming Beltwide Cotton Conferences with Bill Robertson, and one listener Texts an Expert about economical weed control.
November 17, 2015
Zhangjiagang Academy of Inspection and Detection has been certified as a “laboratory of choice” by ICA Bremen.
Production Outlook / Acreage
November 17, 2015
A Texas A&M research study has shown that cotton production in the High Plains can withstand expected climate changes.
November 16, 2015
Cotton prices desperately need something to grab hold of to help build momentum.
November 13, 2015
The absence of almost anything resembling demand continues to keep cotton prices locked in a near 10-cent trading range.
November 10, 2015
A new Focus on Cotton webcast explains the challenges and opportunities of using sensor-based variable rate application technologies in cotton production.
November 6, 2015
As one of a new generation of researchers working in cotton breeding, Americot’s Tom Brooks considers himself fortunate.