CottonInfo

 

A selection of information produced by the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo. For the most comprehensive collection of CottonInfo materials, visit the CottonInfo website: www.cottoninfo.net.au.

Collections in this community

  • Biosecurity is the management of the risk of pests and diseases entering, emerging, establishing or spreading, in order to avoid production losses and new management and eradication costs.
  • CottonInfo manuals, guides, paks & tools
  • Newsletters, fact sheets and case studies across all CottonInfo topics.
  • Region specific newsletters from CottonInfo Regional Development Officers
  • Getting your crop nutrition spot on is essential for maximising cotton yield.
  • Energy is one of the fastest growing costs for cotton growers, with electricity and diesel accounting for a significant proportion of total farm input costs. Energy (electricity, diesel and fertiliser) is also the major ...
  • Managing your crop for increased fibre quality
  • An integrated insect and mite management approach (otherwise known as Integrated Pest Management or IPM) incorporates a range of tactics and resources to reduce pest outbreaks and reduce the reliance on insecticides for ...
  • Natural areas on and surrounding cotton farms provide benefits to the farming enterprise, known as ecosystem services.
  • Being more efficient with pesticide inputs has three main benefits for growers - it helps reduce farm costs; reduces environmental risks; and critically, limits the evolution of resistance in target insect pest and weed ...
  • Information of specific use to raingrown (dryland) cottongrowers
  • Soil health is the key to your farm's profit and production. It underpins the fertility and crop production of a farming enterprise, providing the cotton plant with water, oxygen, nutrients and support.
  • Helping you make the most of your water: achieving maximum production from available water resources in any given season.
  • Integrated weed management (IWM) is a strategy to manage existing herbicide resistance and prolong the useful life of herbicide groups.

Recent Submissions

  • NUTRIpak 
    CRDC (CRDC, 2018-08-31)
    Crop nutrition is the biggest portfolio of CRDC-supported research, and a new version of NUTRIpak has been released in August 2018 to reflect this. The publication is designed to provide growers and consultants with the ...
  • CRDC; Crop Consultants Australia (CRDC, 2018-08-28)
    This Guide provides you with a comprehensive summary of the key cotton crop protection issues, and is brought to you by CRDC and the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo. This year, for the first ...
  • Twine, Annabel; Redfern, Ruth (CRDC, 2018-06-01)
    The 2018 Australian Cotton Production Manual is a critical reference tool for cotton growers: a one-stop-shop of on-farm cotton production information.
  • Maas, Susan; Redfern, Ruth (CRDC and CottonInfo, 2017-09-01)
    This Guide provides you with a comprehensive summary of the key cotton crop protection issues, and is brought to you by CRDC and the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Twine, Annabel (CRDC and CottonInfo, 2017-06-01)
    The 2017 Australian Cotton Production Manual is a critical reference tool for cotton growers: a one-stop-shop of on-farm cotton production information.
  • Downes, Sharon; Bird, Lisa (CRDC, 2017-05-09)
    The End of Season Resistance Monitoring Report, by Sharon Downes, and the Conventional Insecticide Testing Report, by Lisa Bird provide a summary of the outcomes of both programs during this season. The key outcome from ...
  • Downes, Sharon; Bird, Lisa (CRDC, 2015-07-01)
    The End of Season Resistance Monitoring Report, by Sharon Downes, and the Conventional Insecticide Testing Report, by Lisa Bird provide a summary of the outcomes of both programs during this season. The key outcome from ...
  • CRDC (CRDC, 2002)
    The production guide for the growing of dryland cotton in Australia (third edition, 2002). The precursor to the current Australian Cotton Production Manual (updated annually).
  • Redfern, Ruth; Maas, Susan (CottonInfo, 2016-08-01)
    This Guide provides you with a comprehensive summary of the key cotton crop protection issues, and is brought to you by CRDC and the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Twine, Annabel; Maas, Susan (CottonInfo, 2016-06-01)
    The 2016 Australian Cotton Production Manual is a critical reference tool for cotton growers: a one-stop-shop of on-farm cotton production information.
  • Barlow, Anthony (2015-07-03)
    Managing riparian vegetation for multiple benefits
  • Redfern, Ruth (2015-07-05)
    Controlling unwanted cotton in the farming system is an essential part of good integrated pest and disease management.
  • Redfern, Ruth (2015-06-20)
    Riparian land is usually the most fertile and productive part of the landscape: providing benefits to both agriculture and the natural environment.
  • Dickinson, Sally (2015-07-02)
    In August 2014, St George cotton growers took part in their first 'Spring Clean' event, turning the difficult business of disease management into a fun, social day; uniting the community behind the common goal of destroying ...
  • Unknown author (2015-07-13)
    Weather and climate news 13 July 2015
  • Unknown author (2015-07-07)
    Auscott's Midkin property at Moree has a long history of environmental and riparian management. It's been 14 years since work on the regeneration of riparian areas was initiated at Midkin back in 2001.
  • CottonInfo Team; Maas, Susan; Ceeney, Sally; Redfern, Ruth (2015-08-10)
    This Guide provides you with a comprehensive summary of the key cotton crop protection issues, and is brought to you by the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo.
  • Krampl, Engelbert (2015-07-02)
    South East Queensland farmer Engelbert Krampl first encountered glyphosate resistant barnyard grass in his cropping system in the summer of 2008-09.
  • Watson, Andrew (2015-09-07)
    Boggabri cotton grower, Andrew Watson, has shown that with optimal growth rates, a healthy population of beneficial predators and a plant monitoring approach, it is possible to grow a Bollgard II crop without (or with ...
  • Welsh, John (2015-08-24)
    Weather and climate news 24 August 2015

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