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New Web Site Gives Easy Access to Cotton Information

Cotton Incorporated Launches Cotton Cultivated (cottoncultivated.cottoninc.com) Memphis, TN – Cotton Incorporated has launched a new Web site to give the cotton growing community quick and easy access to important cotton information. Cotton Cultivated (cottoncultivated.cottoninc.com) provides a portal that integrates Web sites, downloadable documents, social media and real-time news feeds that have been “cultivated” in an effort to reduce the time ... Read More »

Georgia Cotton Commission Board Approves Over $600,000 in Research

At its July board meeting, the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC) Board of Directors approved its Fiscal Year 2016 budget which includes over $600,000 to fund the GCC research program. A total of $605,588, or about 24% of the overall budget, is allocated to research. GCC Chairman Mike Lucas stated that “even with the lower number of cotton acres this year ... Read More »

COTTON USA “Love for All” Consumer Event Focuses on the Family

POSTED IN: China & Hong Kong COTTON USA and the brands PEACEBIRD and Mini Peace jointly held a six-day ”Love for All” consumer event that started on June 27 at the Huaqiang Maoye department store in Shenzhen, China. The event … READ MORE 24 JULY 2015 COTTON USA Promotes Avant-Garde Exhibition with Fashion Brand “Back in Black” POSTED IN: China ... Read More »

USDA Deregulates Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist™ Cotton Trait

Growers across the South are eager to use new system to control weeds Thursday, July 23, 2015 2:20 pm EDT Dateline: Indianapolis  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today issued its decision deregulating Dow AgroSciences’ Enlist™ cotton trait in the United States. The USDA has now completed its regulatory review process for all Enlist traits — corn, soybeans and cotton. Enlist cotton, one component ... Read More »

Supima Announces Retirement of President/CEO Jesse W. Curlee

Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. – July 13, 2015. Following an illustrious career that has spanned over three and a half decades at Supima, Jesse W. Curlee, President/CEO, has announced to the Supima Board of Directors that he will retire effective December 31, 2015. Curlee’s stewardship of  the organization during his tenure has covered a remarkable career of more than 36 years of ... Read More »

COTTON USA Takes to the Red Carpet at the Golden Melody Awards in Taiwan

COTTON USA sponsored the 26th annual Golden Melody Awards (GMA) in Taiwan, the Chinese equivalent of the Grammy Awards. A popular music event in Mandarin pop music, curated by the Taiwan Television Company and the Recording Industry Foundation in Taiwan, the GMA had one billion viewers worldwide. Cosmos People, a Taiwan-based band and 2015 COTTON USA spokespeople, joined the GMA ... Read More »

The EPA’s big land grab

The EPA just finalized one of the biggest land grabs in American history. Under the Clean Water Rule, all “tributaries” will be categorically regulated by the federal government. Tributaries — which quite literally mean anything with a bed, banks and an “ordinary high water mark” — are now under federal control. Not my words; the Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA). This ... Read More »