What happens when you combine cotton and rye?

The new crop is one of three in the new season.And cotton is already being used as an ingredient in foods and cosmetics.The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has estimated that the crop’s high levels of nitrogen could help to offset the negative effects of climate change.That could mean […]

When Cotton Midi Dress Goes Back to the Moon

The story of the first time a woman wore a cotton midi-dress.It was in 1960, when actress Rosie O’Donnell first wore a nylon-woven garment.In the years that followed, other women took up the mantle.And for the next several decades, women like O’Dell, Dolce &Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg, Vivienne Westwood, and […]

How Joe Cotton made the perfect cotton jumpsuits

DALLAS — It was a Sunday afternoon in December 2008, and Joe Cotton was in a small office in Dallas waiting to receive his annual pay check.It was his first day at his new job as a customer service representative for the cotton manufacturer for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.Cotton was […]

C-Boys Are Back! Cotton Heritage is Back!

Cotton is a natural fiber that can be harvested from the seeds of cotton plants, and is used to make many products.But the history of the fiber dates back thousands of years.The first recorded mention of cotton is in the book The Book of Job by Moses and the Chronicles […]

Cotton picker: It works

Cotton pickers are a little bit like a coffee maker and a little little bit more like a microwave.They’re a little cheaper, easier to use and much more efficient.But there are a few things you need to know to get the most out of them. Read more