Sustainable options for functional fabrics

July 27th, 2022

There is a growing interest in bast fibers like hemp, and the woody core of hemp, which can be used as a green building material. A recent report from the Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns about hazards caused by a projected global warming of 1.5 degrees C in the […]

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Trade in the cotton market

January 16th, 2020

The United States-China trade deal (Phase 1) signed in January raises hopes for the cotton sector. by Seshadri Ramkumar, Professor, Texas Tech University, USA On the day when the United States-China trade deal (Phase 1) was signed in Washington, D.C., cotton growers gathered for the Plains Cotton Growers’ Board meeting on Jan. 15 to talk […]

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