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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Cotton Ginning Research Unit

The Cotton Ginning Research Unit in Stoneville, MS partners with growers, commercial gins, universities, private companies, and other ARS scientists in the Mid South area.

  • Below is an example of the CGRU's partnering with Uster, Inc. of Knoxville,TN

The concept of a computerized gin process was developed at the CGRU during the late 1980's and 1990's. In 1997, Zellweger Uster,Inc., now Uster Inc., a Knoxville company agreed to a contract with the USDA to produce and sell the specialized system, which became known as the Uster Intelligin.

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Last Modified: 7/16/2004
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