Cotton

Heavy rains, flooding inundate emerging cotton crops

Widespread rains and flooding throughout the cotton-growing regions of eastern Australia over the past few weeks have impacted this season’s emerging crops…Read More

Neil Lyon, December 8, 2021

Katherine cotton gin on track for 2022 start

Construction of the Northern Territory’s first cotton gin is well under way, with the facility on track to start operating in July next year…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

Queensland Cotton hits the century

One of the most significant organisations in the development of the cotton industry in Australia, Queensland Cotton, is celebrating its 100th birthday…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

New cotton group formed to advance sustainability

A select group of experts and community leaders from the cotton industry has been brought together to further improve cotton sustainability…Read More

Grain Central, November 15, 2021

Cotton grant sets sights on market diversification

The Australian cotton industry has received a $692,456 grant from the Australian Government to explore markets with potential growth…Read More

Grain Central, July 26, 2021

Cotton textile waste returned to field as soil improver

A cotton farm just outside Goondiwindi on the NSW-Queensland border is the site of a ground breaking trial to test whether shredded cotton products could offer benefits to cotton soil health, and a scalable solution to textile waste…Read More

Grain Central, June 17, 2021

China’s cotton imports rise to seven-year high: USDA

China’s imports of cotton are forecast at a seven-year high, driven by the highest projected consumption in three years, robust State Reserve (SR) imports, and attractive prices for imported cotton relative to domestic supplies…Read More

Grain Central, June 14, 2021

Australian cotton holds key to sustainable fashion future: Nuffield

If Australian cotton was to be spun into a single origin yarn, it could capture added value as an environmental and socially responsibly produced fabric, according to Nuffield Scholar, Tamara Uebergang,..Read More

Grain Central, May 6, 2021

Pickers roll through 2.7-million-bale cotton crop

Cotton Australia has nudged up its estimate for this season’s cotton production to “2.7 million bales and rising” as pickers move through crops from Central Queensland to southern NSW…Read More

Neil Lyon, May 5, 2021

Top-end cotton gin set to be up and running in 2022

The potential to develop a thriving cotton industry in Australia’s north has been given a boost with a new gin near Katherine set to be operational in 2022. ..Read More

Grain Central, March 22, 2021

Global cotton consumption outstrips supply: USDA

World cotton consumption is expected to exceed production for the second year in a row, reducing world stocks by 3.2 million bales…Read More

Grain Central, March 10, 2021

Savvy, new starters take out cotton establishment awards

The two winners of the 2020–21 FastStart Cotton Establishment Awards pushed themselves outside of their comfort zone, drawing on the latest tools, techniques and advice with outstanding results…Read More

Grain Central, March 1, 2021

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