Glyphosate resistance on the rise

New research from Bayer has revealed 85 per cent of growers surveyed in 2019 suspect they have glyphosate-resistant weeds on farm, an increase of over 10 per cent since 2016…Read More

Grain Central, October 1, 2019

Cotton heads for low production year

Australia’s cotton production for the 2019/20 season is forecast to be a mere 850,000 bales – the second lowest in the past 30 years.  ..Read More

Neil Lyon, September 30, 2019

Cotton returns buffer drought for first-time grower

Introducing cotton onto a farm near Texas on the NSW-Qld border for the first time last season has helped the family through the ongoing drought…Read More

Grain Central, September 27, 2019

Cotton makes a comeback in Australia’s north

Advances in genetically-modified plant technology and a better understanding of how to grow the crop in a tropical environment have reignited efforts to develop a cotton industry in northern Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 25, 2019

US cotton exports fall across major markets, except Vietnam: USDA

Lower United States cotton production and trade barriers saw 2018/19 exports from the US drop from the previous year, according to the USDA…Read More

Grain Central, August 14, 2019

Cotton’s high achievers recognised at awards + PICS

The excellence and achievements of the Australian cotton industry over the past year were recognised at the 2019 Australian Cotton Industry Awards last night…Read More

Grain Central, July 25, 2019

Chinese dragon draws in soaring cotton imports: USDA

China’s cotton imports in 2019/20 are expected to surpass the previous year’s robust level, reinforcing its position as the world’s largest importer…Read More

Grain Central, July 18, 2019

Cotton classed as young, vibrant industry

The age of the average cotton grower in Australia is a sprightly 47.2 years and the vast majority of producers are upbeat about the future of their industry, according to the 2018 CRDC grower survey…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 12, 2019

Top producers capitalise on stand-out 2018 cotton season

The top 20 per cent of cotton growers in 2018 grew more cotton for less cost and significantly higher returns than the ‘average’ farmer, according to the recently-released 2018 Australian Cotton Comparative Analysis…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 4, 2019

Namoi Cotton sees dry likely to impact 2020

Major Australian cotton ginner and marketer Namoi Cotton has reported a net loss after tax of $556,000 in the year to 28 February from its first year as a listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange…Read More

Grain Central, June 26, 2019

Australian cotton prices start to lose their gloss

Winds of change are coming to Australian cotton, as the world market prices in the doldrums permeate new season outlook…Read More

Grain Central, June 13, 2019

New moisture limits for avoiding soil compaction + VIDEOS

The optimal moisture level needed to avoid soil compaction in cotton fields is well below previous recommendations, according to the latest research…Read More

Grain Central, May 20, 2019

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