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Research Project: Improving the Production and Processing of Western and Long-Staple Cotton and Companion Crops to Enhance Quality, Value, and Sustainability

Location: Cotton Ginning Research

Title: Cotton ginning research updates

item Whitelock, Derek

Submitted to: New Mexico Cotton Ginners Association Conference
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/25/2023
Publication Date: 1/25/2023
Citation: Whitelock, D.P. 2023. Cotton ginning research updates. New Mexico Cotton Ginners Association Conference, January 25, 2023, Ruidoso, NM. Presentation only.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This presentation informs the New Mexico Cotton Growers Association of current research at the USDA-ARS cotton ginning and textile processing laboratories. Projects included cotton plastic contamination detection and removal, gin machinery investigations to improve cotton quality and ginning efficiency, and modeling the cost of conventional and high-speed roller ginning and saw ginning.