Inside Cotton: Recent submissions

  • Walsh, Tom (CSIRO Land and Water, 2018-06-30)
    This travel sponsorship funded the attendance of an Australian CSIRO researcher to attend the 77th Plenary meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee in the Ivory Coast representing the Australian experience ...
  • Rajkhowa, Rangam; Gordon, Stuart (Deakin University, 2019-06-30)
    In this project, a novel treatment was investigated to improve whiteness, brightness, softness and dye uptake of cotton yarn and fabric. It uses an eco-friendly amino acid treatment in place of highly concentrated caustic ...
  • Durham, John (Southern Valleys Cotton Growers Association, 2020-06-30)
    During the past few cotton seasons in the CGA region there were approximately 20 spray drift reports per season, with nearly 40 unreported events per season. It is estimated that these events impacted 15-20,000ha of crop ...
  • Birrer, Katherine (Deakin University, 2019-06-30)
    Cotton fibre is the most important natural textile fibre, but it requires intensive scouring to disrupt the hydrophobic cuticle to allow dye to penetrate. The standard fibre qualities and amount of waxy cuticle material ...
  • Bowman, Rachel (Seedbed Media, 2015-06-30)
    Seedbed Media was appointed to provide communications support for CottonInfo’s Carbon Farming extension and outreach project. The project engaged growers via four key topics; Nitrogen efficiency, energy efficiency, natural ...
  • Laurie, Anne; Curtis, Michael; Heath, Richard; Darragh, Lucy; McRobert, Katie (Australian Farm Institute, 2018-06-30)
    Risk is ever-present in Australian agriculture. It is not a new issue for farm businesses and has in fact often been the driver for new ideas, innovation and change. However, the nature of these risks is constantly changing, ...
  • Keogh, Michael (Australian Farm Institute, 2018-06-30)
    The Australian Farm Institute (AFI) held the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture conference at the Crown Promenade Melbourne on the 15th and 16th of June 2017. With support from gold partners, PwC, and bronze ...
  • McRobert, Katie; Darragh, Lucy; Laurie, Anne (Australian Farm Institute, 2019-06-30)
    The Australian agricultural statistics system is in a process of evolution, but as yet is still in a far from ideal state. Data for the sector is often incomplete, out of date, and irrelevant or purposeless. There is an ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    The Cotton Australia grower RD&E Advisory Panels provide a critical role within the cotton industry by providing practical advice on research, development and extension needs and priorities. This advice is important guidance ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    Cotton Australia engages cotton growers, consultants, and representatives of industry bodies to provide strategic advice regarding CRDC investments and industry stewardship programs. The Cotton Australia Member Representatives ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    The Cotton Field Awareness Map is an industry initiative which has been designed to highlight the location of cotton fields. The service is provided free of charge with the purpose of minimising off-target damage from ...
  • Quinn, James (CottonInfo Team, 2018-06-30)
    Deep drainage and runoff, combined with poor nitrogen fertiliser practice, is resulting in significant nitrogen losses in early season irrigation. Currently 33% of growers are applying over 300kg N/ha, with research showing ...
  • Crop Consultants Australia; CRDC; CottonInfo (CRDC, 2019-08-30)
    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, in partnership with ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2019-09-01)
    The spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, takes an indepth look at crop nutrition and disease in preparation for the 2019-20 cotton season. In it, we investigate the results from the More Profit from Nitrogen ...
  • Bierhoff, Bernard (Walgett Cotton Growers Association, 2019-06-30)
    Growers in the Walgett Cotton Growers Association(CGA) have shown ongoing interest in ensuring that they are at the forefront of new technologies and ideas. The growers have become very good at managing their resources and ...
  • Wiseman, Leanne (Griffith University, 2018-06-30)
    This travel exchange sponsorship funded the researcher to present t two international conferences, their paper based on the findings of the Legal Dimensions aspects of the Accelerating Precision Agriculture to Decision ...
  • Ferrier, Louisa (Birchip Cropping Group, 2019-08-30)
    This travel sponsorship funded the attendance of the researcher to present "Connectivity, Capability and Trust" as a guest speaker at the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry conference at the Gold Coast to an industry audience ...
  • Sauer, Brooke (CRDC, 2019-06-30)
    The AgTech Finder is a direct response to challenges facing the industry relating to barriers to new technology adoption - namely, the ability for agribusinesses to know what is available and understand the essential ...
  • Onus, Casey (Landmark Tamworth, 2018-06-30)
    This study tour and work experience opportunity was undertaken to give the student researcher a broader look at cotton, agricultural technology and general agriculture in America and Canada, in the hope of finding practices ...
  • Han, Si Yang (The University of Sydney, 2019-06-30)
    Soil moisture (SM) can highly vary in space and time, and this can have a significant impact on cotton crop yield and fibre quality. Irrigated cotton accounts for over a quarter of all irrigated agriculture in Australia. ...

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