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

Cotton Planting Conditions Calculator

This calculator provides guidance for cotton planting timing based on weather conditions. The map defaults to North Carolina but can be used across the U.S.

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

Managing Plant Population in Cotton

High seed costs have made selecting the correct plant population even more important in recent years. This paper uses several different plant population studies conducted with different varieties and environments to provide a summary of how plant population can impact cotton yields.

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.