Cotton Australia are calling for caution to avoid a repeat of the 2015-16 season, in which spray drift damaged up to 20 per cent of the national cotton crop.
This is month's Australian Cotton Shippers Association column, Tim Storck leads up through the latest seasonal classing report.
Goondiwindi cotton growers say the season looks promising but are hoping to avoid the heat waves of the 2016/17 season.
With the increase in dryland cotton hectarages across the country, growers are urged to manage climatic risk as best as they can.
Ross Burnett, Barwin, Emerald, may have had to replant his early cotton - but he is still on a high from last year's results.