Resource Directory

Tap directly into the extensive research library of Cotton Incorporated. Here, you can filter your results by category, sort them by date and select your preferred media type to streamline the resources you see.

Filtering By: Production, Water Management
May 1, 2021

UTcrops News Blog – Cotton

This web page gathers all cotton-related posts from the UTcrops News Blog, operated by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

May 1, 2021

Mississippi Crop Situation – Cotton

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.

May 1, 2021

Focus on Cotton

Twice-monthly webcasts address timely cotton management issues. This is a collaborative project between Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network.

April 19, 2021

Delta Agricultural Weather Center

The Center currently has 19 fixed weather stations and 20 seasonal stations. The Center provides historical and up-to-date weather data and products to aid farmers in making agricultural decisions.

April 19, 2021

Crop Water Use App

The University of Missouri Extension Service developed this free irrigation phone app that uses the university’s network of electronic weather station around the state.

April 19, 2021

Cotton Irrigation in Tennessee

This publication from the University of Tennessee describes essential factors for effective irrigation decisions and describes the water balance method of keeping track of rainfall and irrigation. It also provides other supplemental irrigation resources.

April 19, 2021

Texas ET Network

Access data from Texas A&M weather stations across the state. The site includes information on reference evapotranspiration (ET) and local crop coefficients, plus it makes historic weather data available.

April 19, 2021

Oklahoma Mesonet

The Oklahoma Mesonet is a collection of 120 weather stations that cover the state. The Mesonet website provides tools to help growers take advantage of the weather data, for example, by improving irrigation management and drift prevention.

April 19, 2021

Missouri Irrigation Water Resources

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.

April 19, 2021

Arkansas Irrigation Tools

This collection of resources from the University of Arkansas covers a variety of irrigation scheduling methods and tools and strategies for improving the efficiency of furrow irrigation systems.

April 19, 2021

SmartIrrigation Cotton App

Designed for growers in Georgia and Florida, this interactive tool automatically downloads data from the closest weather station to help estimate irrigation water requirements.

April 19, 2021

Placement and Interpretation of Soil Moisture Sensors for Irrigated Cotton Production in Humid Regions

This publication illustrates how to place soil water sensors and interpret the data in order to improve cotton irrigation management and achieve both higher water use efficiency and higher yields.