Cotton: Sustainability Project Tops Million-Bale Mark In U.S. Last Year May 8, 2018

🕔May 8, 2018The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) today marked the end of its fourth season of operation in the United States and announced that in 2017 more than 1 million bales of […]

Georgia Cotton: New Line of 100% Georgia Grown T-Shirts Launches Mar 21, 2018

🕔Mar 21, 2018Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black presented Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal with a 100 percent Georgia Grown cotton t-shirt during a press conference held at the Georgia State […]

Seed Cotton Program Good for Georgia Agriculture Feb 15, 2018

🕔Feb 15, 2018In the wee hours of February 9, 2018, both houses of congress passed the Bi-Partisan Budget Agreement of 2018, which the President signed later that morning.  Within this legislation, a […]

Texas Cotton: Bill Lyle, LEPA Irrigation Pioneer, Named to Research Hall of Fame Dec 27, 2017

🕔Dec 27, 2017Dr. Bill Lyle, a Crosby County native who helped pioneer irrigation technology through his leadership in developing the Low Energy Precision Application (LEPA) system, was one of three inductees into […]

Cotton: New Chinese Policy a Boon to U.S. Farmers Dec 19, 2017

🕔Dec 19, 2017China for years has been the final destination for the products that we as American’s recycle, much to the dismay of the Chinese environment.  Apparently “enough is enough” as they […]

Arkansas Cotton: Number of Active Gins on the Rise May 11, 2017

🕔May 11, 2017While the number of cotton gins has broadly declined in Arkansas since 2000, the number of active gins increased by five in 2016 to 31, said Scott Stiles, extension economist […]

Cotton Sustainability Gets a Thumbs Up from Georgia Survey Apr 10, 2017

🕔Apr 10, 2017A University of Georgia student’s survey of the cotton industry found that the crop, once “king” in Georgia, can compete with synthetic fibers and will continue to be economically and […]

Texas: National Cotton Council Meeting, Dallas, Feb. 10-12 Dec 5, 2016

🕔Dec 5, 2016The National Cotton Council’s 2017 Annual Meeting is set for February 10-12 at The Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas. General information about the meeting is available here. Meeting pre-registration (registration fee […]

U.S. House Joins Cotton Industry’s Pleas for Help Dec 15, 2015

🕔Dec 15, 2015Suffering under combined pressures of natural disasters and predatory foreign competition by China, India, and others, financially struggling American cotton farmers received strong backing from Capitol Hill today as 100 […]

Cotton: D.D. Hardee, a Leader in Boll Weevil Research, Dies Nov 25, 2015

🕔Nov 25, 2015Dr. D.D. “Dick” Hardee, a legend in cotton growing circles for his leadership in the development of the boll weevil pheromone trap, died this week at 77 in Greenville, Mississippi. […]

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