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3271 E. Wier Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85040

 Phone: (602) 438-0059 Plower Line:1-888-712-4134 Toll Free - (602) 438-2088 local

OFFICE HOURS: M-F 8am-5pm except holidays


The Arizona Cotton Research and Protection Council (ACRPC) is an organization formally established by statute in 1984 to serve as a vehicle through which Arizona cotton growers could provide adequate funding for research and applied technology to address industry needs relating to pest control and crop production. ACRPC activities are funded through an annual assessment on each bale of cotton produced in Arizona.



To protect and maintain the viability of the Arizona cotton industry by conducting or sponsoring activities that provide growers with practical, economically sustainable technologies relating to cotton production or its protection. This includes programs of cotton pest control and/or eradication as well as research and other activities aimed at fostering transfer of technology to the cotton industry from other agencies working in the area of cotton production and pest management.


Submit a request for plowdown certification via online form here.


Information about the El Niño advisory for the upcoming Fall and Winter has been added to the Plower Program page. Click here to read the PDF document.


The label for AF36 Prevail has been issued as of June 25, 2015. View it in full here.


The next meeting of the Arizona Cotton Council is on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.



If you are looking to verify the employment of a current or former ACRPC employee, you can do so through "the work number" provided by the State of Arizona. Instructions can be found at this link: http://www.hr.az.gov/EIV/HRP_EIV.asp

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