Links to sites of interest
The following sites have a strongly cotton flavour and are well worth visiting. Most of the links on this page are to government sponsored organisations, research councils and promotional bodies.* For a fuller directory listing of companies involved in the marketing, selling, shipping or financing of raw cotton see the Cotton Marketing Directory.
* Cotton on the Net reserves the right to determine the suitability of each site submitted for inclusion.
International Cotton Association - An international trade association representing nearly all the cotton growing and consuming countries, and all the sectors of the cotton industry.
International Cotton Advisory Committee - an association of governments having an interest in the production, export, import, and consumption of cotton.
USDA-AMS Cotton division - general information and background
Cotton Incorporated - research and promotion company for U.S. cotton in the domestic and world markets
National Cotton Council - representing all seven US cotton industry segments - producers, ginners, warehousers, merchants, crushers, cooperatives and manufacturers
The Cotton Foundation - provides vision and leadership to the US cotton industry through research and education
Southern Cotton Association - Cotton shippers' association covering Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri and Arkansas
Bremer Baumwollbörse - The Bremen Cotton Exchange
Gdynia Cotton Association - professional corporation of cotton processing and trading companies, controllers, forwarders and scientific institutes
Australian Cotton Research Institute - provides research and education to the Australian cotton industry
Bean & Bean Cotton Company - US grower with excellent list of resources.
Beijing Cotton Outlook - Chinese cotton news site.
Cotlook Limited - publishers of Cotton Outlook and the world renowned Cotlook Indices.
Cotton Specialties - items and products decorated with cotton bolls, cotton bales, cotton scenes, cotton fields, and the Seal of Cotton.
Lorenzo Mfg. Co., Inc - Cotton equipment manufacturer with excellent Ag Links page
MCR Seeds - Site includes a glossary, library of cotton links and general information on cotton seed and organic production.
New York Futures - quotations and information from ICE Futures US
Cotton's Journey - Excellent educational site
Daniel Pratt: A History - dedicated to the Alabama Industrialist and Ginnery Manufacturer
AgricultureLaw.com - the web site dedicated to providing farmers and ranchers with the most complete source of information and ideas on agricultural policy.
AgricScape.com - Agriscape is a worldwide directory on agriculture and its surrounding industry.
FuturesWeb.com - Information about global futures and options markets and home of the Futures Directory.