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  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-04)
    Why so important to get defoliation right? How not getting defoliation right has flow on effects right down the line, from increasing costs and reducing profits to growers and poor fibre quality which affects australia’s ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Temperley, John (2013-03-05)
    Workplace health and safety legislation introduced in 2012 means farm owners and managers are responsible for the safety of everyone working on their farm, including contractors and volunteers.
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    An effective defoliation means cotton with less leaf and trash content, protects the integrity of fibre quality and keeps Australia’s reputation for high quality, low contaminant cotton intact. A poor defoliation creates ...
  • Maas, Susan; Sequeira, Richard (2013-03-05)
    Management of Silverleaf whitefly in later maturing crops is complex, and growers and consultants need to manage to avoid honeydew contamination. This article focuses on management options for crops in the salvage zone ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Gordon, Bill (2013-03-05)
    Spray application expert Bill Gordon tells how to best apply defoliants to get the best results from this critical operation.
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    Irrigators with general security water entitlements operating in the NSW Border Rivers, Gwydir, Namoi/Peel and Macquarie/Cudgegong water management areas are eligible for grants to undertake irrigation modernisation on ...
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    The latest development in the resourcing of the D&D program is the appointment of Regional Development Officers, who as the title suggests, have been appointed to the each of the major cotton growing valleys.
  • Ceeney, Sally (2013-03-28)
    With more than 90 percent of Australian Cotton grown using Bt technology, effective resistance management is vital to the longevity of Bollgard II and the yet to be released Bollgard III.
  • Jensen, Melanie; Vanderstok, Andrew; Sloan, Phil (2013-03-28)
    High seed cotton moisture levels can reduce the ‘ginability’ of seed cotton , are directly linked to lower colour grades and can cost growers hundreds of dollars per hectare in discounts. excessive drying causes fibre ...
  • Maas, Susan (2013-03-28)
    Getting rid of the crop post‐harvest can be difficult and resource intensive, however it really is the first step in terms of best practice for your future cotton crops.
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-28)
    This year marks the tenth for these industry awards which recognise excellence and high achievement in Australia’s cotton industry throughout the supply chain, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, consultants, ...
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-05-09)
    The National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) is seeking feedback from growers about the incorporation of the John Deere 7760 On Board Module Builder (JD7760) into farming systems.
  • Maas, Susan (2013-05-09)
    AS ANYONE WHO HAS TRIED TO KILL COTTON WILL KNOW, CONTROLLING UNWANTED PLANTS GOES FROM BEING DIFFICULT WITH SMALL PLANTS, TO ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE WITH LARGER PLANTS. HOWEVER IT IS A SKILL ALL COTTON GROWERS NEED TO BE ON TOP OF.
  • Boehm, Rohan (2013-05-09)
    The CottonInfo Team has embraced online video media to spread the message on best practice cotton production.
  • O'Connell, Brial (2013-05-09)
    The cotton industry Development and Delivery (D&D) Team will have a significant presence on the ground at the Australian Cotton Trade Show on May 29 and 30 in Moree. The team will also be coordinating the Industry Forums ...
  • Maas, Susan (2013-05-09)
    REPORTS FROM RESEARCHERS IN THE FIELD SUGGEST THAT WITHOUT GOOD MANAGEMENT OF PEST AND DISEASE HOSTS OVER AUTUMN AND WINTER, IT COULD ONLY BE GOOD LUCK THAT SAVES THE INDUSTRY FROM CROP FAILURES NEXT SEASON.
  • Welsh, Jon (2014-04-04)
    Forward weather predictions form the 7th March 2014 to 21st March 2014
  • Redfern, Ruth (2014-04-04)
    A case study of bankless channel irrigation in the Border Rivers region of NSW. This case study features the Cook family of 'Turkey Lagoon' near Boggabilla, who have recently developed two fields into bankless channels.
  • Redfern, Ruth (2014-04-04)
    The world's first case of glyphosate-resistant sowthistle has been found at Gunnedah in the Upper Namoi, providing a start reminder to growers that vigilance is needed in integrated weed control.
  • Welsh, Jon (2014-04-04)
    No clear signal for either wet or dry precipitation for the April-June period Most models showing a trend towards average temperatures through the April-June period

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