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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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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

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

Identifying Nutrient Deficiency

This guide provides a quick visual reference to help growers identify nutrient deficiencies, and then supplies links for more detailed information about those deficiencies.

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

FOV4 Producer Handout

This is two-page producer handout (a condensed version of the full FOV4 bulletin) describes how to identify the FOV4 disease and recommends ways to contain its local and long-range spread.

April 19, 2021

Weed Control Manual for Tennessee 2021

This publication provides various information for cotton, as well as other crops, about weed considerations for no-till and conventional till, plus burndown and residual weed control. It offers recommendations for various types of herbicides and provides expected weed responses.

April 19, 2021

University of Tennessee Insect Control Recommendations 2020

This document provides information on insecticide classes, cotton insecticide performance, safety considerations and honey bee toxicity.

April 19, 2021

University of Arkansas Cotton Insect Control Guide 2021

This document contains insecticide performance ratings as well as control recommendations for Arkansas cotton pests.

April 19, 2021

Potential for Soil Carbon Sequestration in Cotton Production Systems

This publication provides a review of the research literature related to carbon sequestration under different cotton tillage systems.  For conventional tillage systems, little soil carbon was stored; however, with no tillage 430 pounds of carbon per acre were stored, and with a cover crop, up to 600 pounds per acre.  This information is useful for understanding […]

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.

April 19, 2021

Louisiana State University Insect Control Guide 2020

The Louisiana State University Insect Control Guide is updated annually. This is the 2020 version for many crops, including cotton.

April 19, 2021

Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops in Mississippi 2021

This insect control guide starts with a breakdown of what integrated pest management means for cotton, discusses insecticide resistance management, and provides a growing season insecticide rotation strategy. It then goes pest by pest and provides a visual identification guide for pests.