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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

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

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

Summaries of Arkansas Cotton Research 2016

Short summary reports of cotton research projects conducted in Arkansas during the 2016 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.

January 19, 2021

Crop Insurance for Cotton Producers: Key Concepts and Terminology

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.

January 3, 2021

Cotton Incorporated Agricultural and Environmental Research

The Agricultural and Environmental Research Department provides resources related to agricultural economics, variety trials, cotton foliar diseases, tillage and more.