While cotton growers have welcomed the Queensland government's announcement of a $10 million regional business support package as part of its response to the Queensland Productivity Commission's Pricing Inquiry final report, they say more is needed.
On Wednesday, February 8 the Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association will be hosting its annual irrigation field day.
Dual overhead irrigation configuration has increased summer cotton crop yields for Bowenville farmer Kim Bremner.
Recent low grain prices have motivated Darling Downs farmer Peter Waddell to diversify his cropping operation to include cotton.
Neek Morawitz, Windy Hill and Argoon, Comet, planted majority of his cotton in the first week of August.
Emerald irrigators will now weigh the pros and cons of an offer from the State Government to own and operation SunWater's irrigation channels.
Irrigators from across the Northern Basin met with senior staff from the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) this week to discuss proposed changes to the water recovery target.
The cotton sector is shaping up as the most active sector in the property market says Colliers International.
CottonInfo and CRDC met with more than 130 growers and consultants at the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) workshop series recently.