Information on Best Management Practices and to review Cotton Physiology Today newsletters.

Cotton Physiology Education Program

Cotton Physiology TodayCotton Physiology Today is a newsletter that provides in-depth discussion of technical and production issues as the cotton growing season progresses. The newsletters contain proven strategies to help growers manage practices ranging from fertilization to harvest timing.


The First 40 Days℠ and Fruiting to Finish℠
Expert recommendations of best management practices for an efficient, cost-effective cotton production system. See BMP slide set (a 1.95 mb pdf).

Cotton's Water Use

Contrary to popular belief, cotton is a very drought-tolerant plant. In fact, the majority of U.S. cotton is produced with rainfall with irrigation serving to supplement the crop's water needs during dry periods. "Perspectives on Cotton Water and Cotton Production" also provides reliable information on cotton's water use.