Touring the US Cotton Supply Chain, from Seed to Jeans

By Arthur Friedman, Sourcing Journal

On farms like Hardwick Planting Company in Newellton, La., modern farming methods range from engineered seeds like BASF’s Fibermax and Stoneville allow for traceability and more sustainable crops, to highly efficient planting and cultivating machinery and field management, all of which allow farmers to grow bountiful and competitive crops.