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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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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.

April 19, 2021

Identification and Management of FOV4 in Texas and New Mexico

Spread of a new race of the seed and soil-borne fungus that causes Fusarium Wilt poses a strategic threat to U. S. cotton. The bulletin describes how to identify the disease and recommends means to contain its local and long-range spread.

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

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.

March 19, 2021

Integrated Weed Management (IWM) Resource Center

This website houses resources on integrated weed management for herbicide-resistant weeds. It is updated regularly by a team of weed scientists from 14 universities and the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

March 19, 2021

Cotton Market News and Fiber Quality

Access national daily, weekly and seasonal cotton quality reports, plus cotton prices, weekly market review and other reports.