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Carbon markets to sell carbon offsets are now in place to help address greenhouse gas emissions. There are opportunities for farmers to participate in carbon markets and this document provides information on what should be considered before committing to any program. This 14-page report provides details and background information on carbon markets available and is […]
Carbon markets to sell carbon offsets are now in place to help address greenhouse gas emissions. There are opportunities for farmers to participate in carbon markets and this document provides information on what should be considered before committing to any program. This 5-page summary provides the most critical information and there is also a more […]
Trust in a Smarter Cotton Future. The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol® sets a new standard for more sustainably grown cotton. It brings quantifiable and verifiable goals and measurement to sustainable cotton production and drives continuous improvement in key sustainability metrics.
The Mississippi Crop Situation blog provides producers, consultants and industry within the state with up-to-date production and economic information to help maintain profitability.
Twice-monthly webcasts address timely cotton management issues. This is a collaborative project between Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.
This collection of tools from the University of Missouri is designed to help growers increase irrigation water use efficiency. The links include investment cost guides, water use estimators and information on pond design.
Keep up to date on commodity loan rates, and access more information specifically related to the cotton loan program.
This website focuses on farm-level implementation of strategies for Texas cotton growers to deal with yield and price risk. Growers around the U.S., however, can also learn about basics of marketing plans, which are grower contingency plans for uncertain market situations.
Basis is the difference between a cash price and the futures price of a particular commodity on a given futures exchange. This tool provides basis information for cotton, wheat, corn, sorguhm and soybean in Texas.
This is a spreadsheet-based decision tool was developed to assist row crop producers in Louisiana. The decision tool contains five Excel worksheets to compare net returns above variable production costs for three alternative sets of crop choices.
NC State creates projected budgets for producers to use for planning purposes.
Each year, the Texas A&M Extension service creates projected budgets for cotton growers to use for planning purposes.