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A drive to make U.S. a leader in organic cotton

Demand is growing for organic cotton in the U.S., but imports continue to pick up the slack of inadequate domestic production. A new project led by Texas A&M AgriLife research aims to turn the situation around by identifying the challenges to and opportunities for U.S. organic cotton growers.The study, Fostering Sustainable Organic Cotton Production in the U.S. Through Research and Outreach on Organic Regenerative Practices, is funded by a $3.5 million U.S.Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant.Researchers expect the study to help U.S. organic cotton producers determine how to improve yields, productivity and sustainability in their existing ...

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