Why labour remains the immediate challenge for the booming cotton industry

Mark Phelps
By Mark Phelps
May 20 2022 - 8:00pm
BUMPER SEASON: Macintyre Valley grower Brendan Griffiths says the crop on Shannon is expected to yield about 13.5-24 ginned bales a hectare.

WATER may be cotton's ongoing long term challenge, but a chronic shortage of labour is also impacting on the growth of the industry.

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