Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Cotton industry.
In collaboration with various research partners, CRDC continues to invest in resistance testing across a range of species so that the industry’s pest management practices remain sustainable.
Doubling the speed of planting would allow farmers to significantly increase the number of hectares covered in the same amount of time, and therefore plant more cotton during the optimum planting window.
For the past few years, Cotton Australia has run some very successful Cotton Collectives, firstly in Narrabri and more recently in Griffith as recognition of the importance of southern cotton production to the overall cotton industry.
As part of the FastStart™ Cotton Program, Cotton Seed Distributors and Syngenta are offering great prizes to growers who are achieving excellence in cotton plant stand and uniformity through the FastStart™ Cotton Establishment Awards.
CottonInfo has welcomed Emma Lambeth as the new Regional Extension Officer in the CottonInfo team for the Namoi, Walgett, and Bourke. Emma is pictured hereabouts with some of the team from NSW DPI helping with disease surveying for the 2021/22 season.
The NSW Irrigators’ Council has made an historic commitment to aim for carbon neutrality of the NSW irrigation industry by 2030. The aspirational target, voted on at the NSWIC General Meeting, comes as industry groups representing diverse sectors across Australia continue to urge Governments to wake up to the economic risks of climate inaction.
More than 100 farmers, family and supporters have gathered for a briefing on the successful 2021 cotton crop in Far North Queensland amid forecasts that production will double in 2022. The event was hosted by the Jonsson family on the Atherton Tablelands.
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