For Grant Porter, Ivanhoe, Condamine Plains, the timing of the recent deluge has turned around an otherwise challenging season.
It has been a year where only the toughest of cotton crops survived, which has made the efforts of the FastStart award winners more special.
Richard Quigley will delve further into methods to retain more crop residue in zero-tillage cropping operations.
The Australian cotton sector is on track for its lowest production in a decade and analysts warn it will be a slow recovery process.
The drought has bitten the cotton industry hard, with total production set to drop to its smallest level in a decade.
Canada's relentless appetite for Australian agribusiness continues, with PSP Investments launching a bid for Webster Limited.
People from the Macintyre Valley's cotton industry have gathered to celebrate outstanding achievers.