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  • Smith, Rhiannon (University of New England, 30-06-18)
    This project investigated a range of factors leading to dieback and low recruitment rates of river red gums in cotton-growing regions of the northern Murray-Darling Basin. Our research echoes the sentiments of previous ...
  • Heagney, Annette (Annette Heagney, 2017-06-30)
    A reflection of the value of the Cotton Production course by attendee Annette Heagney. "The Cotton Production Course has immensely assisted me in my daily working life by providing a thorough understanding of cotton and ...
  • Waters, Warwick (Cotton Info Team, 2017-06-30)
    Twice annually, the full CottonInfo team contingent meet to plan activities and receive professional development. The Cotton Info team meeting has three key objectives: 1. AOP action planning to take into account the ...
  • Gall, Lou; Estens, Craig (Vitonga Pty Ltd ATF Estens Trust, 2017-06-30)
    Boron and Potassium have overlapping roles to play in plant physiology and hence are synergistic. Like Potassium, Boron is also involved in some aspect of flowering and fruiting processes, pollen germination, cell division, ...
  • Ayliffe, Emma (Southern Valleys Cotton Growers Association/Elders Rural Services, 2017-06-30)
    In the Murrumbidgee, with the rapid uptake of cotton production there has been a trend to continuous production systems, with some farmers doing as many as 5 consecutive cotton crops. With the intensity of production and ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2017-06-30)
    The advent of round module picking, has created the opportunity to conduct 'large plot' replicated experiments at a field scale. However, accurate assessment of plot yield requires the ability to weigh the odd-sized round ...
  • Dibley, Stephen (Plant Health Australia, 2017-06-30)
    This funding supported a workshop aimed to build industry capacity to respond to a biosecurity incursion. A gap analysis for cotton boll weevils was used. Participants worked through the process of an incursion and ...
  • Rochester, Ian; Weaver, Tim (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2017-06-30)
    The impact of legumes after 21 years of rotation (11 legume crops) continue to positively impact soil health. The addition of a legume in a cotton rotation impacts all aspects of the cotton production. The evidence was ...
  • Vogel, Stacey (Stacey Vogel Consulting, 2017-06-30)
    This travel enabled one CRDC representative to attend the CRDC Resilience Workshop, held in Sydney in September, 2017. The workshop was an opportunity for cotton industry stakeholders to gain an understanding of resilience ...
  • Koetz, Eric (NSW DPI, 2018)
    Previous research has highlighted that glyphosate resistant and tolerant weeds are increasing in cotton farming systems. This situation is not unique to cotton systems, indeed broadacre agriculture in Australia is dealing ...
  • Koetz, Eric (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2018)
    Weeds are a significant threat to all farming systems in NSW. Glyphosate tolerant cotton has been rapidly adopted by the Australian cotton industry since its introduction 18 years ago and currently accounts for about 99% ...
  • Ferguson, Matilda (Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, 2018)
  • Broughton, Katie; Bange, Michael (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-05-30)
    Climate change will affect cotton through rising atmospheric CO2 levels, higher temperatures, lower humidity (high Vapour Pressure Deficit (VPD)) and reduced water availability. Fortunately predictions for climate change ...
  • Dibley, Stephen (Plant Health Australia, 2018-05-30)
    The aim of this training was to build industry biosecurity capacity and provide a gap analysis for boll weevils. Participants worked through the process of an incursion and eradication, with PHA facilitating the scenario. *see ...
  • Hose, Grant (Macquarie University, 2018-06)
    A well-managed supply of clean, usable groundwater is vital for the continued success and growth of the Australian Cotton Industry. The ongoing provision of clean groundwater depends on healthy groundwater ecosystems ...
  • Grundy, Paul; Grundy, Tonia (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, 2018-06-30)
    Online content is now a major resource for many in the agricultural community, with downloadable publications, interactive apps, and multimedia platform providers such as YouTube increasingly being utilised by government ...
  • Durham, John (Southern Valleys cotton Growers Association, 2018-06-30)
    Southern Valley irrigators recently sought funding to assist with an education and outreach program to assist with two issues which had been identified in their region. The two issues chosen to tackle were: 1. Spray drift ...
  • Smith, John (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2018-06-30)
    This project funded the purchase of four row cotton precision planter for the establishment of cotton experiments in southern NSW. As the cotton industry rapidly expands into southern NSW, the purchase of a four row ...
  • Bange, Michael; Hizbullah, Jamali (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-06-30)
    Cotton production in Australia is limited by the lack of water availability in most years. This project aimed to enable growers to adapt and tailor their irrigations to an uncertain future climate and water availability ...
  • Regan, Peter (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries: Office of the Department of Industry, 2018-06-30)
    The objective of this project funding was to maximise profitability by improving the efficiency and flexibility of broadacre irrigation systems. This was identified as a priority for research by grower groups based in the ...

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