IPM in Cotton and Research and Promotion

September 2023 | 34 min., 23 sec.
by Gaylon Morgan
Cotton Inc.
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Summary

​This presentation begins by reviewing the functions of and relationships among The Cotton Board, Cotton Incorporated, the National Cotton Council of America, Cotton USA, and the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol. Discussion then focuses on programs and initiatives of Cotton Inc., for which the mission is to “increase the demand for and profitability of cotton through research and promotion.”

About the Presenter

Gaylon D. MorganGaylon D. Morgan received BS and MS degrees in agronomy from Texas A&M University in 1996 and 1998, respectively. In 2001, he earned a PhD degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in horticulture and a minor in plant pathology. Dr. Morgan was an assistant professor and systems agronomist at the University of Tennessee until 2003. From 2003 to 2009, he served on the faculty at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor and State Extension Small Grains Specialist. In 2009, he was selected as the State Extension Cotton Agronomist, and he remained in this position until starting with Cotton Incorporated in 2019 as a director of Agricultural and Environmental Research. His responsibilities at Cotton Incorporated include managing and directing research and outreach in the areas of weed management, nutrient management, and soil health. He is the liaison to the State Support Committees for Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.​

Contact Information:
Email: gmorgan@cottoninc.com

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