Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. The Program is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton.
J. Berrye Worsham, President & CEO
Cotton Incorporated is a not-for-profit company and the sole contractor to the Cotton Board—the organization that oversees the collection of assessments on sales of raw U.S. Upland cotton fiber and on the imports of products containing Upland cotton into the United States. Cotton Incorporated is guided in its activities by the Cotton Incorporated Board of Directors, comprised of U.S. cotton growers; and the Cotton Board Board of Directors, comprised of U.S. cotton growers and importers.
6399 Weston Parkway
Cary, North Carolina 27513
Tel: (919) 678-2220
909 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Tel. (212) 413-8300
Building the Market for Cotton through Research and Promotion
From agricultural, fiber and textile research, market information and technical services, to advertising and public relations, fashion forecasts and retail promotions, we keep one goal in mind: To ensure that cotton remains the first choice among consumers in apparel and home products.
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Cotton Incorporated Sponsored Research Guidelines
This page provides Cotton Incorporated’s guidelines for submitting research proposals for Cooperative Research Agreements and Research Contracts. Cotton Incorporated sponsors research in the following areas:
- Product Development and Implementation
- Agricultural Research
- Fiber Competition