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.

Filtering By: All Categories
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.

View Article
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.

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

Crop Nutrition Library

This resource library covers fertility information for a number of crops, including macro- and micronutrients, application and management suggestions. This site is sponsored by Mosaic, a fertilizer manufacturer.

January 19, 2021

Cotton Today

The site highlights many of the positive efforts the cotton industry is making to continuously adopt more sustainable practices.