Emerald cotton growers using old-school pickers to finish crop off

Ben Harden
By Ben Harden
Updated July 21 2022 - 9:34pm, first published 8:00pm
An old-school cotton module builder compresses picked cotton at a farm on the Central Highlands. Picture: Renee Anderson

A national shortage of cotton pickers, coupled with a bumper crop, has forced some growers in Central Queensland to turn to old school cotton pickers, to finish off their remaining crop.

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Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Queensland Country Life Journalist

Based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Contact: 0437528907

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