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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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January 19, 2021

Precision Crop Technology Providers

Cotton Incorporated has collected a list of precision agriculture technology companies. These companies are a good starting point for growers who want to expand their use of such technologies.

January 19, 2021

Precision Crop Management

Learn the advantages of precision crop management, and get details about yield monitors and maps, as well as sensor-based approaches for plant growth regulators, harvest aids and nitrogen inputs.

January 19, 2021

Post-Harvest Pigweed Management

Pigweeds can emerge season-long, which includes after crop harvest following rainfall or irrigation events. Learn why controlling pigweed after harvest is important for the following year.

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January 19, 2021

Global Cotton LCA Full Report Update 2016

This full 160-page report examines the environmental impacts of cotton through each life cycle stage, starting on the farm and eventually winding up as clothes in a consumer’s closet.

January 19, 2021

Climate and Crops

Thanks to breakthroughs that merged agronomy and climatology, agricultural producers can now base crop decisions for the next year on global climate patterns. (iOS device required to download)

January 19, 2021

Securing Round Modules for Transport

The National Cotton Ginners recommends these safe tie-down procedures for transporting round modules.

January 19, 2021

Predicted Precipitation Maps From NOAA

NOAA maps out predicted precipitation that aid growers in planning irrigation, herbicide applications, harvests and more. Access forecasts for the next 6 hours or next three days.

January 19, 2021

Handling Cotton Exposed to Excessive Rainfall

The National Cotton Council provides suggestions for both producers and ginners who need to handle seed cotton that has been exposed to excessive rainfall.

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January 19, 2021

Cotton Info App for iPads

The Cotton Info App is a collection of reference materials specially designed for growers, consultants and extension workers who may not have good cellular connectivity. All materials are stored on the user’s iPad. (An Android tablet version is also available.)

January 19, 2021

Crop Loan Calculator 2020

The Cotton Loan Calculator is designed to assist in the evaluation of variety trials. It derives loan values by applying USDA premiums and discounts to sets of HVI classing data. The program is updated each year.

January 19, 2021

Pesticides and Their Use

The University of Tennessee provides this hub page for pesticide resources, including insect and weed control manuals, information on different insecticide classes, and links to pesticide applicator training. These resources are not specific to cotton.

January 19, 2021

USCrop™ Software

Learn about and gain access to the USCrop Software. It allows users to view HVI properties of USDA classed cotton and search for bales using user-defined parameters.