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Researchers Share Best Practices in Cotton Breeding

The 2017 Cotton Breeders’ Tour (CBT) was designed to foster communication and provide training to cotton researchers to eventually deliver improved varieties for cotton growers. Organized by Dr. Don C Jones of Cotton Incorporated, the tour drew 75 scientists and seedsmen from five countries. The large majority came from the United States, but participants also […]

Jesse Daystar Appointed First Chief Sustainability Officer for Cotton Incorporated

Cary, North Carolina Sustainability is a major focus in businesses across all industries. From agriculture to retail – companies across the globe are working to reduce environmental impacts. Cotton Incorporated, the research and promotion company for U.S. cotton producers and importers, extends its commitment to sustainability of cotton across the supply chain by appointing Dr. […]

The Cotton LEADS™ Program Welcomes Gap Inc.’s Continued Sustainability Commitment

MEMPHIS. Tenn. – The Cotton LEADS™ program today welcomed its newest member, Gap Inc., and applauded the company’s move to extend its commitment to sustainable raw material sourcing. The leading global retailer joins more than 470 program partners that acknowledge the ongoing sustainable gains by United States (U.S.) and Australian cotton growers. Gap Inc., which […]

2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards Celebrate Excellence

More than 380 cotton growers and industry representatives gathered last week to celebrate the recipients of the 2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards. The Awards program recognises excellence and achievement in Australia’s cotton industry throughout the supply chain, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, consultants, agronomists and researchers. The 2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards recipients are: […]

Over 500 People Flock to Australia’s Cotton Collective

More than 500 cotton growers from across Queensland and NSW flocked to Griffith (Southern NSW) last week to discuss issues of importance facing the industry and catch up on the latest developments in farming. The two-day Cotton Collective Industry Forum covered a huge range of topics, from research & development, connected agriculture and technology, to positioning […]

Cotton LEADS™ Partner, Target, Announces A New Cotton Innovation Challenge With the International Space Station

Selected proposals from this challenge, sponsored by Target Corporation, will be awarded funding and will launch to the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory Washington, D.C. (July 19, 2017) — The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today announced a cotton sustainability challenge, sponsored by Target Corporation, where researchers and innovators will have the […]