Cotton

Gundaline sparks hope for renewed Chinese demand

The sale of Gundaline to a Chinese investor points to a thawing of relations between Australia and China, and another vertical integration move by a leading textile company…Read More

Emma Alsop, January 25, 2023

Cotton Australia says record crop almost sold out

Australian growers appear certain to sell out of 2022 cotton within weeks, a huge success for the industry considering this year’s crop is predicted to be a record 5.5 million bales…Read More

Grain Central, October 10, 2022

CQ long-season cotton in spotlight with CSD project

The first CSD project from funding pledged to commemorate industry pioneer Richard Williams will look at improving the outlook for long-season cotton in CQ…Read More

Grain Central, September 23, 2022

Kimberley gin gets closer with lease signing

A site for the proposed Kimberley Cotton Company gin has been leased at Kununurra, with operations expected to commence in 2025…Read More

Grain Central, August 4, 2022

Cottonseed fuels case for feed yards at Kununurra

Cotton seed may be a by-product of the expanding northern cotton industry but it could create even more economic value than the fibre itself, some of the region’s most experienced agricultural stakeholders believe…Read More

James Nason, July 27, 2022

Farm use emerges as option for textile waste

A trial where cotton textile waste has been used as farm-fill rather than land-fill is showing promising results on Sam Coulton’s farm at Goondiwindi…Read More

Grain Central, July 25, 2022

North Qld cotton outlook remains bright

With the North Queensland cotton harvest at least a month away, irrigated cotton growers are currently predicting good yields while the rainfed crops are seeing lackluster early results…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 9, 2022

Volume drives Namoi’s $1.6M FY22 earnings

Leading Australian ginner and marketer Namoi Cotton has recorded its first positive earnings result since the 2017-19 drought in its FY22 results…Read More

Emma Alsop, May 3, 2022

ExactEmerge cuts planting time, improves accuracy

Use of a John Deere precision planter helped the University of Sydney sow dryland cotton on its Narrabri farm at a record speed, and without accuracy being compromised. ..Read More

Grain Central, April 27, 2022

Second-biggest Australian cotton crop expected

Cotton Australia is forecasting the national cotton crop to be picked over coming months at 5.2 million bales, the second biggest on record…Read More

Grain Central, February 1, 2022

China State Reserve’s cotton sales total 5.5 million bales

China has sold 5.5 million bales of cotton from its State Reserve in the past two sales, leaving an estimated 8.7 to 9.8 million bales in the Reserve…Read More

Liz Wells, January 15, 2022

China State Reserve’s cotton sales total 5.5 million bales

China has sold 5.5 million bales of cotton from its State Reserve in the past two sales, leaving an estimated 8.7 to 9.8 million bales in the Reserve…Read More

Grain Central, May 31, 2022

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