Research & Reports

For more than 40 years, Cotton Incorporated has worked in partnership with research institutions, public companies and top cotton organizations to advance the cotton industry. On this page, you’ll find research, reports and other materials from Cotton Incorporated’s rich library. Read it all, or refine your search by region or by topic.
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  • Prevention of Plastic Contamination When Handling Round Modules

    Cotton Incorporated | August, 2020

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    This document provides growers, module handlers and ginners recommendations on handling round modules from the field Learn more >

  • Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production

    Harvest, Precision Agriculture | December 2015

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production: Estimated from Days Suitable for Fieldwork is a brief Learn more >

  • Spindle Harvester Maintenance and Operation

    Harvest | August 2010

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    A 38 page reference document that covers key areas in maintaining spindle harvesters (pickers) and tips Learn more >

  • Stripper Harvesting

    Harvest | 2010

    SOUTHWEST

    This 22-page PDF provides information on how to maintain and efficiently operate stripper harvesters, including field Learn more >

  • Camera System to Detect Plastic in Module Feeder

    USDA Agricultural Research Services | March, 2020

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    This report details a simple low-cost module-feeder camera system that will allow ginners a real-time view Learn more >

  • Seed Cotton Handling and Storage

    Harvest | 2010

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    A reference document on traditional module building, tarp maintenance and handing round and half-size cotton modules.

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  • Managing Thrips in Cotton: Research in the Southeast Region

    Disease Management | 2015

    SOUTHEAST

    Thrips are widely recognized as one of the most important economic groups of pests challenging southeastern Learn more >

  • Managing Plant Population in Cotton

    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service | August, 2019

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    High seed costs have made selecting the correct plant population even more important in recent years.  Learn more >

  • Capturing Value from Cotton Data

    Cotton Incorporated | July, 2019

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    The potential to gain value from the data being recorded by modern machinery, new sensors, unmanned Learn more >

  • FOV4 Producer Handout

    | 2019

    FAR WESTMIDSOUTHSOUTHEASTSOUTHWEST

    This is a condensed, two-page producer handout version of the recent FOV4 bulletin released in February.  The Learn more >