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Technology Allows Runner To Push Her Limits In Cotton

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• By Stacey Gorman, Cotton Board Director of Communications • If you ask an avid runner or serious athlete what their go-to running shirt is, you may not expect “cotton” to cross their lips. That isn’t the case for Emily Winters Wyonzek. Wyonzek has completed over a dozen marathons and hundreds of other races — all while supporting, wearing and ... Read More »

Getting To Know David Miller

• By Stacey Gorman, Cotton Board Director Of Communications • Earlier this spring, The Cotton Board hired David Miller as its new Mid-South Regional Communication manager. Miller’s territory includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The Cotton Board’s RCMs work to ensure the Cotton Research and Promotion Program stakeholders in their respective territories are informed of the program’s activities as ... Read More »

Family Legacy Shines In ‘Forever Cotton’ Video

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• By Stacey Gorman, Cotton Board Director of Communications • The Cotton Board’s “Forever Cotton” campaign offers a glimpse into the lives of some of the people who wear, cook with and grow cotton. The campaign illustrates what cotton means for producers and consumers and showcases the far-reaching impact the Cotton Research and Promotion Program has on people’s lives. During ... Read More »

Cotton Board Seeks Photo Entries For 2019 Calendar Contest

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The Cotton Board wants to see your best cotton photos. One winning photo will be selected and featured in The Cotton Board’s 2019 Industry Calendar. To be eligible to win, contestants must first “like” The Cotton Board Facebook page and then email their high-res (large file size) jpeg photo to sgorman@cottonboard.org. Up to three entries per contestant will be considered. Deadline to ... Read More »

An App That Performs ‘Cotton Advisor’ To Be Released In March

The Cooperative Extension Service has for decades been the viable outlet for information transfer be-tween Cotton Incorporated and cotton farmers. With declining public funding to support what the Extension Service does, Cotton Incorporated has begun looking at additional methods of relaying important research results and production advice, in general, to cotton farmers. “We are definitely starting to see a real ... Read More »

Ag Secretary Vilsack Announces Cotton Board Appointments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the appointment of 17 members and 17 alternates to The Cotton Board. The Cotton Board is appointed by the Secretary to oversee the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. All appointees will serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2014, and ending Dec. 31, 2016. Read More »

Webcasts Will Aid Planting Decisions

As planting dates get closer, producers often think of two things: picking the best varieties and ensuring they mature safely through the growing season. Two new webcasts from “Focus on Cotton,” a joint publication project between Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network, offer information and tips that help producers do just that: “Cotton Variety Selection” by Mike Jones, associate ... Read More »