Chad Brewer, senior scientist for the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, reminds U.S. cotton growers that the deadline to apply for the Climate Smart Cotton Program is September 1, 2023. Participating growers will receive technical and financial support as well as other benefits that can enhance their operations, profitability and environmental stewardship.
Applications for the Climate Smart Cotton Program will be approved on a first-come first-served basis. To be eligible growers must first complete enrollment in the Trust Protocol by September 1, 2023 and upload their 2023 bales by March 1, 2024. Brewer encourages growers to visit TrustUSCotton.org to get started today in order to secure a spot in the program and maximize benefits.