September 29, 2016
U.S. cotton is sought after by mills worldwide because of its reputation as the highest in quality. That’s why it is a surprise and concern when contaminants are discovered in U.S. cotton. Farmers are asked to take precautions during harvest to limit contamination.
Keeping cotton contaminant-free is a priority for the U.S. cotton industry, according to the National Cotton Council. NCC provides practical guidance for growers, ginners and warehousers on ways to keep U.S. cotton’s reputation clean and pure.
To limit contaminants during harvest, the NCC ask farmers to consider these tips:
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