Texas International Cotton School


Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST

Lubbock Cotton Exchange. All Right Reserved.


August 5-15, 2024    *     Lubbock, Texas, U.S.A.

A few of the tours that are included in the 42nd session:
  • Bayer CropScience-global cotton headquarters
  • USDA Classing Office-see how cotton is classed via HVI
  • Farm Tour - see various types of cotton farming (drip irrigation, pivot irrigation, and dryland fields)
  • Farmers Compress - 2.2 million bale storage capacity
  • Various dinners/social gatherings to meet and network with members of the Lubbock Cotton Exchange

**All material and presentations are only in English**

The curriculum for the 43rd session will include:
  • Breeding Strategies, Production Systems, Cottonseed Biotechnology
  • Field to Fiber, Fiber to Yarn, Yard to Fabric
  • Fiber Properties & Measurements, Contaminants, Textile Chemical Process, Yarn & Fabric Properties
  • Precision Agriculture, Sustainability Issues, Pima Cotton, Cotton Ginning & Classing, Bale Selection
  • Marketing Topics - Cotton Economics, Futures & Options, Contracts, Government Programs, Role of the Merchant, Exports, US Certification and Delivery Process through the ICE
  • International Market Promotion, International Arbitration, Trade Finance, Cotton Insurance