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Meet the Speakers
Dr. LoriDuncan Assistant Professor and Crop Sustainability Specialist University of Tennessee 865-974-7266 865-803-8844 laduncan@utk.edu
BobWalker Tennessee Farmer 901-489-3082 yumyum1@bellsouth.net
Session Number: C11-2
About this Session

US Cotton Trust Protocol:  An Overview And Grower’s Perspective

Presented by:  Dr. Lori Duncan, Assistant Professor and Crop Sustainability Specialist, University of Tennessee
Presented by:  Bob Walker, Tennessee Farmer

Launched in 2020, the US Cotton Trust Protocol is a voluntary, farm level program that provides sciencebased goals and measurement to sustainable cotton production, as well as the supply chain transparency that provides brands and retailers the assurance they need to source US cotton. In this session, Dr. Lori Duncan will provide an overview of the program and results from the 1.1 million acres enrolled in 20212022. Mr. Bob Walker, a Tennessee cotton grower and US Cotton Trust Protocol grower member, will discuss his results and participation in the program.