Author Archives: Certi-Pik, USA

Pima Cotton vs Egyptian Cotton, Which is Softest?

There are five main varieties of cotton that are commercially grown. For comparison, just in the United States, there are about 2,500 varieties of apples. Cotton fibers may be similar, but each variety has its own properties. Egyptian material is very soft, while Asiatic material is coarse, used for blankets and other types of cloth. […]

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When is Cotton Harvested in the United States?

The United States is the world’s leading cotton exporter. In 2017, over 20 million bales were produced in the United States accounting for over $7 billion to the economy. China and India together produce about 50% of the world’s fiber, but much of the material stays in their countries for manufacturing. The industry in the […]

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Case IH Module Express FAQs

The Case IH Module Express is a high-performance cotton picker designed to help you streamline the harvest process while reducing equipment and labor investment. This machine picks cotton at great efficiency and builds beginner-friendly modules at the same time, effectively ensuring you spend less time in the fields. Despite the impressive features that the harvesting […]

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Where Does Cotton Come From?

Over the years, cotton has been grown for food, fiber, and fuel. Today, this versatile fiber can be found in clothes, towels, sheets, and is also used in medical procedures. While cotton has become a part of our daily lives, not many people know where it comes from. Here is part of the information you […]

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John Deere CP690 FAQ’s

For cotton producers, the harvesting season can be a particularly busy and stressful time of the year. However, this period does not have to be horrible because you can use cotton collector machines to make operations more efficient and realize labor and equipment savings. The John Deere CP690 picker features Precision Cotton Harvesting Technology that […]

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