Cotton

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

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

Liz Wells, 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

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