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‘Forever Cotton’ Campaign Debuts

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• By Stacey Gorman Cotton Board Director of Communications • “Forever Cotton” is The Cotton Board’s new, multi-faceted communication campaign aimed at cotton producers. The campaign demonstrates the many ways the Cotton Research and Promotion Program works on behalf of U.S. Upland cotton growers to bridge the gap between cotton on their farm and cotton in the following areas: cotton as ... Read More »

Farmers, Researchers Interact In The Lone Star State

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Cotton Incorporated’s Agricultural and Environmental Research Department invests in regional research programs across the Cotton Belt. The AERD team regularly visits growers in the field and attends regional meetings to identify specific research needs within a production area. Cotton Incorporated often partners with public sector programs, such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, state Extension programs and university ... Read More »

Cotton Board Producer Tour Program Continues To Flourish

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• By Stacey Gorman, The Cotton Board Director of Communications • The Cotton Board Producer Tour Program has given thousands of cotton producers the opportunity to see their Cotton Research and Promotion Program checkoff dollars at work inside Cotton Incorporated’s World Headquarters and Research Facility in Cary, North Carolina. This unique program allows attendees to spend a day listening to key ... Read More »

Partnership With Athletes Creates Cotton Connection

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• By Stacey Gorman, The Cotton Board, Director of Communications • In 2018, Cotton Incorporated teamed up with the North Carolina Courage, a professional National Women’s Soccer League team. The partnership came at a great time. The North Carolina Courage team had a record-breaking season, and this partnership connected cotton to sports, women and the North Carolina community. The North Carolina ... Read More »

Water-Use Efficiency Supports Sustainability

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• By Brent Murphree, Memphis, Tennessee • Throughout the Mid-South, Cotton Incorporated-funded water research is making huge impacts on how cotton farmers manage their irrigated crop. Over the past 30 years, producers have improved irrigation efficiency in cotton 82 percent, according to Field to Market, an alliance of stakeholders that emphasizes sustainable resources across the agricultural supply chain. The Cotton Sustainability ... Read More »

Meet Cotton Board Chairman Peter McGrath

Peter McGrath, Cotton Board Chairman

• By Stacey Gorman, The Cotton Board Director of Communications • The Cotton Board is governed by its membership, which consists of both cotton producers and cotton importers. The importers represent various major U.S. brands and retailers – significant downstream users of cotton. The producers represent their respective states in the U.S. Cotton Belt. Together, these segments of the Board offer ... Read More »