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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.

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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.

May 1, 2021

Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production

This brief document is designed to provide cotton producers and researchers with estimates of planting and harvesting machine capacities. Different variables and scenarios are evaluated and explained to assist with determining the number of acres that can be planted and/or harvested in a given year.

May 1, 2021

Nitrogen Requirements of Contemporary Cotton Cultivars

While a standard nitrogen recommendation for cotton has been 50-55 lbs. N/480 lb. bale, small-seeded, modern cotton cultivars might require less N than did those previously grown. A common experiment was conducted in ten states for two years.

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

The Arizona Meteorological Network

This resource for Arizona cotton producers includes links to current and past weather conditions for sites around the state, and crop reports.  

April 19, 2021

Sprayer Calibration App

This free mobile app was created at Clemson University to aid in the proper calibration of spraying equipment. Android and iOS versions are available.

April 19, 2021

Mix My Sprayer

This app was created by Clemson University to aid with quick, accurate calculations of product mixes to be applied with spraying equipment. Use in conjunction with the Sprayer Calibration App or by itself. Android and iOS versions are available.

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.