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Research Project: Enhancing the Profitability and Sustainability of Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, and Agricultural Byproducts through Improvements in Pre- and Post-Harvest Processing

Location: Cotton Production and Processing Research

Title: Capturing more value from cotton data

item BARNES, EDWARD - Cotton, Inc
item KURTZ, RYAN - Cotton, Inc
item DAYSTAR, JESSE - Cotton, Inc
item Wanjura, John
item WARD, JASON - North Carolina State University
item HARDIN, ROBERT - Texas A&M University
item KIRK, KENDALL - Clemson University
item PORTER, WESLEY - University Of Georgia

Submitted to: Cotton Incorporated Cotton Production Report
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/20/2019
Publication Date: 7/20/2019
Citation: Barnes, E., Kurtz, R., Daystar, J., Wanjura, J.D., Ward, J., Hardin, R., Kirk, K., Porter, W. 2019. Capturing more value from cotton data. Cotton Incorporated Cotton Production Report. Available:

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The potential to gain value from the data being recorded by modern machinery, new sensors, unmanned aerial systems(UAS)and satellite images is still emerging. This document describes opportunities for gins and growers to gain benefits from data ranging from improved module handling to increasing farm profitability.