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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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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

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

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.

January 19, 2021

National Statistics for Cotton

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service releases national and state-level data for cotton including acreage, ginning, monthly marketing, prices, production and value.

January 19, 2021

Cotton LEADS(SM)

The Cotton LEADS(SM) program promotes the environmentally and socially responsible practices of U.S. cotton farmers by telling the story to brands and retailers around the world.

January 19, 2021

Cotton Communicator™ Software

This software from Cotton Incorporated provides options to create Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) files from three different input file types. The EDI files can then be sent to cotton mills.

January 19, 2021


COTMAN is a crop information system that uses monitoring techniques to summarize crop development status, detect stress and assist with in-season management decisions.

January 19, 2021

Literature Review of Robotic Weeding

Non-herbicide, autonomous, mechanical weed control will be a critical component in future integrated weed management programs. This literature review surveys the progress made over the last decade (2010-2020) in weed management robotics.

January 19, 2021

Life Cycle Inventory & Life Cycle Assessment of Cotton Fiber & Fabric – Executive Summary 2016

This document provides an executive summary of the 2016 global life cycle assessment for cotton. It represents an a major update of a similar LCA conducted in 2010.

January 19, 2021

Factors to Consider in Selecting a Crop Insurance Policy

This publication helps producers understand the basics of crop insurance, what types of insurance are available in their area, and how to go about selecting what is right for their farming situation.