Sixty-nine manuscripts representing all nine disciplines were submitted in 2014. A summary of the action taken on these manuscripts by discipline is provided in Table 1. The acceptance rate for manuscripts for which a decision has been made is 49%. In 2014, 43 manuscripts were published in the Journal of Cotton Science. Distribution of published manuscripts by discipline was as follows: Agronomy and Soils – 12; Arthropod Management – 4; Breeding and Genetics – 3; Engineering and Ginning – 18; Molecular Biology and Physiology – 3; Plant Pathology and Nematology – 3; and Editorial Notes – 1.