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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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February 19, 2021

Field to Market®

Field to Market® provides outcomes-based measurement tools and resources to help growers continuously improve their sustainability performance and their marketability.

February 19, 2021

Executive Cotton Update

This regularly updated overview looks at key macroeconomic indicators impacting the world’s cotton supply chains, with focus on downstream demand.

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February 19, 2021

Capturing Value from Cotton Data

The potential to gain value from the data being recorded by modern machinery, new sensors, unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and satellite images is still emerging. This document describes opportunities for gins and growers to benefit from data.

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

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

Summaries of Arkansas Cotton Research 2017

This document is composed of short summaries of multiple cotton research projects conducted in Arkansas during the 2017 crop season. Most projects were partially or wholly funded by Cotton Incorporated’s Arkansas State Support Program.

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

Cotton Natural Resource Survey: White Paper 2015

In order to better understand the challenges that U.S. cotton growers face and to develop technologies to address those challenges, the U.S. cotton industry conducted the Natural Resource Survey (NRS). U.S. cotton producers were surveyed to assess cotton’s impact on the environment, providing an effective means to understand farm inputs, production trends and grower concerns. […]

January 19, 2021

Cotton Natural Resource Survey: Executive Summary Report 2015

In order to better understand the challenges that U.S. cotton growers face and to develop technologies to address those challenges, the U.S. cotton industry conducted the Natural Resource Survey (NRS). U.S. cotton producers were surveyed to assess cotton’s impact on the environment, providing an effective means to understand farm inputs, production trends and grower concerns. […]

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.