Following closely the mission of Cotton Incorporated, the Producer State Support Program’s mission is to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton. However, strategies and activities created under this program are generally designed to enhance the specific needs of the individual cotton-producing states.
Each year 7.5% of grower contribution into the Research and Promotion Program is made available for the Producer State Support Program. These funds are divided among the states according to production. Within each state is a grower led committee that sets priorities, request proposals from their local research institutions and allocates their share of the SSP funds. Once projects have been identified by the committee they are managed by the Agricultural Research technical staff.
The Agricultural Research staff also act as liaisons with the various committees. They are:
To access detailed State Support Information by state, click on the map above.
|Dr. Don Jones
|Dr. Edward Barnes
|Dr. Kaitlyn Bissonnette
|Dr. Ryan Kurtz
|Dr. Sally Taylor
|Dr. Gaylon Morgan
|Dr. Susan Jaconis
For more information contact Ryan Kurtz