Farmers have ramped up the pressure to establish a cotton industry in the Northern Territory.
Once picked, Chris and Amanda Howie will consign their cargo as a backload to make the long trek to the Dalby cotton gins for processing.
Farmers would like the support of Katherine residents for plans to base the Territory's cotton industry in the town.
Cotton is being produced with significantly less water, land and insecticides than it was three decades ago.
Cotton Australia has compiled information to support the industry as it adapts to coronavirus restrictions.