2000 Australian Cotton Conference

 

Recent Submissions

  • Odeh, I; McBratney, A; Singh, B (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Soils of high acidity are a major limitation to crop productivity in much of the world. In Australia acid soils covers about 40% of the total land area. Although soil acidification is a natural process but modern agriculture ...
  • Toohey, Justin (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The nature of agricultural production has changed dramatically over the past decade, with more changes in the pipeline. Where producers once chose between grassfed livestock or cereal crops, or a combination of both, as ...
  • Cummings, Brian (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The current water debate is centred on the water reform initiatives being developed and implemented in each state. In NSW and Queensland the water reforms are being strongly influenced by COAG requirements and the introduction ...
  • Williams, Alan (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Revisions to the second edition of the cotton industry's Best Management Practices Manual have been made with an emphasis on improving the useability of the document. A general release to cotton growers is planned in October ...
  • Hayllor, Ian (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    For our industry to have a more secure future, free of further restrictive government legislation, we need to have all growers operating their farms at a high management standard. Educating growers, staff, consultants, ...
  • Inglis, Gavin (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The cotton industry's Best Management Practices (BMPP) program was released in late 1997. An industry commitment was made to have 100 percent grower adoption of BMP by the 30th June 2001. To achieve this an implementation ...
  • Finney, Bruce (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The importance of research and development to the Australian cotton industry is unquestionable. History details the achievements such as plant breeding that have contributed to significant improvements in cotton yield and ...
  • Woldring, Hans (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The existing harvesting technologies are systems which have been developed and refined over the past 50 plus years From the humble no cab, single row mechanical harvester to today's six row machines, technologies have ...
  • Stewart, Craig; McBratney, Alex; Boydell, Broughton (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Precision agriculture (PA) research for cotton in Australia began in 1997 and has followed a clear path aimed at discovering key information for the Industry. The potential benefit of PA management techniques within a ...
  • Hurst, Phill (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Spray application technology
  • Gupta, V.V.S.R; Roberts, G; Putcha, S (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Microorganisms in soil regulate a wide range of processes that are critical for plant growth and crop productivity. A large, diverse and active soil biota could help provide soil conditions for sustainable cotton production ...
  • Roberts, J; Wright, P (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The use of plant growth regulators has been a common practice in the production of Australian cotton for at least two decades. The most common product has been Pix, which reduces plant height by stopping the production of ...
  • McVeigh, Paul (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    I am an irrigation farmer, very reliant on the security of water for my livelihood; I am very concerned with the pressure on the long-term availability of water for irrigated agriculture. There is not doubt that the value ...
  • Bange, Michael; Deutscher, Sandra; Plummer, Chris; Larsen, David; Linsley, Darren; Richards, Dirk; Whiteside, Stewart (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Managing sustainable cotton production is becoming more difficult with the ever increasing demand on limited resources. In addition cotton growers are facing increased pressures to manage resources more cost effectively ...
  • Slack-Smith, Jo (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    The issues of succession planning does riot only relate to cotton families, or farming families for that matter, but is a worldwide issues for many small, medium and even large business where ever more than one family ...
  • Wahlquist, Asa (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    There is an truism of journalism that the founding, and very successful, executive producer of 60 Minutes, Gerald Stone loved to repeat to his staff. It is one that will have special resonance for cotton growers. It is ...
  • Cherry, Gordon (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    World cotton production for 2000/2001 cotton year (I'' August - 3 1'' July) is expected to be around 87-88 million bales. World consumption is expected to be around 90 million bales. Two thirds or around 60 million bales ...
  • Schulze, Ralph (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    To the question Is Australian raw cotton or cottonseed oil genetically modifiedΓ' The answer is 'emphatically, NO! No biotechnology resulting in, or even influencing, the production of genetically modified fibre or oil, ...
  • Zilm, Helen (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    Successful communications at a community level is not a new concept. It is a valuable and worthwhile process that many of us have been striving to achieve for years' Whether you are involved in the local show society, ...
  • Galmes, Bob (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 2000-08-16)
    You may or may not be aware that lain a member of the ITMF Spinners Committee. This Committee is made up of spinners from twelve different countries that represent over 70% of the total world consumption of cotton. It was ...

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