The recent concerns surrounding the accumulation of some synthetic textile micro-particles in oceans and fresh water bodies of water has led Cotton Incorporated to examine the effects of aqueous environments on cotton micro-particles. The two-year project is in conjunction with North Carolina State University.
Louisiana – the home to jazz, gumbo, Mardi Gras, creole architecture and cotton. Grown in Louisiana for hundreds of years, cotton remains an integral part of the state’s economy. According to data from the National Cotton Council, there are currently 170,000 acres of farmland dedicated to cotton production, in Louisiana, which will contribute more than 400,000 bales of cotton to the U.S. total.Read More