Spotlight: Autumn 2012
With harvest drawing near the Autumn 2012 issue of CRDC's quarterly magazine covers managing a crop to maintaining fibre quality. The human aspect of cotton farming is covered with workplace health and safety in the picking season the industries view on workforce development. This issue reports on the initiation of the industry's latest environmental review. This assessment will identify what has been achieved since the previous audit in 2003 (the Second Cotton Industry Environmental Audit) and will inform future priorities for action and strategies both on the ground and through research and development.