Today’s Cotton Newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Bill Norman, Vice President of Technical Services for the National Cotton Council.
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The technical innovation of cotton growers in Australia and the United States qualifies Cotton LEADS™ cotton as a 100 percent bio-based ingredient for textile and nonwoven products and is included in USDA's latest online BioPreferred Catalog. Bill Norman, Vice President of Technical Services for the National Cotton Council, starts us off with some background information on the program.
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Over the years, the rules for what would be considered have been expanded.
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Raw cotton fiber was included a number of years ago.
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Cotton LEADS™ cotton easily met the program’s new stipulation for innovation, due to the manner in which cotton growers in Australia and the United States approach and operate their businesses.