July 5, 2017
India’s Prime Minister has urged the country’s textiles sector to reach $650 billion by 2025.
June 22, 2017
A company based in South India has developed mechanically-processed cotton varieties suitable for use in absorbent technical textiles products.
February 22, 2017
The Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry will hold its Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc) April 23-26 in Minneapolis, MN.
October 3, 2016
The Indian textile industry has asked the government to provide a support mechanism to counter high volatility in cotton prices.
July 6, 2016
India’s textiles industry is benefitting from newly-established leadership and a program designed to increase garment exports.
May 9, 2016
An inexpensive traceability system to prove the authenticity of organic and other niche cottons could be available by the end of the year, says ICA Bremen.
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.
April 11, 2016
Textile executives from 10 Korean companies are touring the Cotton Belt to observe U.S. cotton production, processing and marketing as part of the COTTON USA Korean Special Trade Mission.
April 1, 2016
A newly-announced private/public collaboration will invest $317 million towards developing the next generation of textile innovations in the United States.
March 31, 2016
New innovations from fiber to nonwoven fabrics highlight the agenda of TAPPI’s Nonwovens International Conference in May.
March 24, 2016
A Texas Tech University researcher has been chosen as recipient of the nonwoven industry’s highest honor for technical achievement.
March 21, 2016
Marriott International will now offer its customers bath terry towels and mats made in the United States using U.S. grown cotton.
Around The Gin
July 12, 2017
Southeast cotton producers say latest technologies from PhytoGen help protect yield and quality.
May 4, 2017
Transform WG insecticide has received Section 18 emergency use exemptions for use in cotton and sorghum in select states for the 2017 production season.
April 25, 2017
Indigo is launching Indigo Partners, a collaboration of 25 U.S. growers and agronomic experts to test agricultural technologies – including Indigo’s microbial seed treatments – during 2017.
July 21, 2017
More than 100 federal legislators recently signed letters to President Trump calling for relief for the cotton industry. Cotton Grower editors talk with Reese Langley, NCC Vice President, Washington Operations, about what this means for the cottonseed designation, ginning cost-share, and a host of other issues. We’ll also examine the whirlwind of Mid-South state regulations for dicamba.
July 20, 2017
Several key cottonseed policy provisions are included in the FY18 Agriculture Appropriations bill approved July 20.
July 19, 2017
A bipartisan block of 135 Senators and Representatives are urging support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program on a continuing basis, beginning with the 2016 crop year.
July 15, 2017
In the latest episode of the Cotton Companion, Cotton Grower editors Beck Barnes and Jim Steadman discuss USDA's somewhat befuddling Acreage Report, as well as lingering dicamba issues in the Mid-South.
July 14, 2017
The July USDA crop production and supply and demand estimates report was not bad, but prices continue to show no improvement.
July 14, 2017
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has lifted its ban on new dicamba formulations after developing Special Local Need labels and restrictions for their use.