Cotton picker breakdown leads to 23,000km journey

Brandon Long
By Brandon Long
Updated July 5 2022 - 4:52am, first published 4:00am
A faulty vehicle controller on his cotton picker prompted Jondaryan farmer David Loughnan to hatch a cunning plan. Picture: Brandon Long

Stuck in the middle of harvest with a broken down cotton picker, a Queensland farmer hatched a bold plan to source a new part which would span 23,000km and cost $10,000.

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.

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