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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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November 29, 2021

Cotton Harvest Data Download Utility V2

UPDATED June, 2021 for new security protocols. Newer cotton harvesters from John Deere have the option of directly transmitting module serial numbers and other associated information directly to the “MyJohnDeere” website in the form of a Harvest ID files. The Cotton Harvest File Download Utility may be used to automate the download of Harvest ID […]

November 1, 2021

State Variety Trial Data

Access performance data from 17 states that conduct cotton variety trials. Performance data includes lint yield, fiber quality traits and other important agronomic traits.

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

Texas IPM Newsletters and Blogs

Integrated pest management agents across Texas contribute articles and insights to the Texas IPM Program’s newsletter and blog.

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

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

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.