TechnologyCotton Choices™ gives Bollgard® 3, Bollgard II® and Roundup Ready Flex® cotton growers flexibility to choose the best payment option for their technology fees to suit the financial and production risks of their farm.
DrylandIrrigatedIf you’re growing Monsanto's Bollgard II® and/or Bollgard® 3 crops you will need to comply with Resistance Management Plans, including growing an effective refuge and area.
For further information, visit www.bollgard3.com.au.
Dryland CottonIrrigated CottonCotton ContractorsSpray Application TechnologySataCrop is a digital platform that maps all crops, not just cotton, allowing growers and applicators of all products to be better informed before spraying.
The new technology requires growers to only map their fields once and has the ability to import field boundaries from compatible software such as PCT, SST, Farmworks, John Deere and Agworld.
DrylandIrrigatedGross MarginsCompare cotton and sorghum gross margins for your farm to see why dryland cotton makes business sense.
Use the calculator to select your area and to compare expected gross margins and break even yields of dryland and irrigated cotton with other crops.
IrrigatedDrylandGross MarginsA suite of Australian cotton industry gross margin budgets are available for the 2018-19 season brought to you by the cotton industry’s joint extension program, CottonInfo.
DrylandIrrigatedCSD's Planting Rate Calculator enables you to determine the ideal seeding rate by field. The simple online tool allows you to select your variety and desired plant stand; enter a rank relating to field condition, seedling disease, field disease level and soil insects to determine the ideal seed rate.
DrylandIrrigatedVarietyCotton Seed Distributors' (CSD) Variety Performance Comparison Tool provides you with the ability to compare varieties ideally suited to your local area. CSD operate a broad geographical trial program each season to rigorously test new varieties to ensure they meet the yield and agronomic needs of growers.
Dryland CottonIrrigated CottonIndustryCotton ContractorsFastStart is a collaboration between Syngenta and Cotton Seed Distributors that combines world leading cotton genetics, chemistry and technologies, resulting in strong, healthy establishment and robust growth in the early stages of a crop’s life up until flowering.
Dryland CottonIrrigated CottonEnsure conditions are suitable for planting by using CSD's Traffic Light tool to calculate if your soil temperature and the forecast conditions are conducive to crop establishment.
Cotton ResearchCottASSIST is a group of web tools designed to deliver the latest cotton research, integrate up-to-date information and assist with cotton management decisions. These web tools are mainly for use by growers and consultants within the cotton industry although they can be used by anyone interested in cotton production.
DrylandIrrigatedCottonInfo is the Australian cotton industry’s joint extension program. CottonInfo is designed to connect growers with research, bringing you – our cotton growers, consultants, and agronomists – the latest news, information, events and research, and helping you achieve best practice.
DrylandIrrigatedStewardshipmyBMP demonstrates to the community the Australian cotton industry’s improved farming practices and careful management of our natural resources. Get the latest scientific knowledge, resources and personal support to meet best practice standards along the entire cotton value chain.
Cotton ResearchThe CRDC invests in research, development and extension on behalf of Australia’s cotton growers and the Australian Government for a more profitable, competitive and sustainable cotton industry.
DrylandIrrigatedThe CCA is primarily an association for those that provide agronomic advice to cotton, grains, pulse and oilseed producers in Australia. CCA’s core activities focus on providing a forum for information exchange and technical training for agronomists and those with an interest in agronomy to increase the level of professionalism of members.
MarketingTaking Australian cotton to the world - That's the role of the Australian Cotton Shippers Association.
With outstanding fibre quality characteristics and an enviable eco-record via the industry's voluntary and fully audited "Best Management Practices", it's not a difficult message to sell.
The challenge is to generate consistent premiums for supply chains to maintain the economic and social viability of our industry in Australia.
DrylandIrrigatedSpray Application TechnologySprayWise Decisions from Nufarm allows you to review weather conditions for the last 14 days or predict forthcoming weather up to 14 days in advance. It has the unique ability to generate property specific meteograms for the nearest 1 sq km grid cell anywhere in Australia.
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonNorthern Australia has enormous potential as a cotton production region. Here are some of the main considerations when growing cotton in a tropical environment.
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonResistance ManagementPLANTING WINDOWS IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA: QUICK GUIDE
A planting window is a resistance management technique that restricts the period in which planting can
occur, with the aim of restricting the number of generations of Helicoverpa spp. exposed to Bollgard 3 crops
This document is your quick guide to planting windows in Northern Australia, including what they are, how they work, where they are and the process for setting a planting window.
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonNorthern NewsletterFirst issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors and Bayer Crop Science.
Throughout the cotton season, we’ll be delivering regular snapshots of timely and practical information relevant to cotton growers across Northern Australia, with details on where to find more information. We will also be featuring commentary and testimonials from current growers and industry in Northern Australia.
Northern CottonGrowing cotton in the NorthNorthern NewsletterWelcome to the second issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration
between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer Crop Science, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO,
the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland (DAF).
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonNorthern NewsletterWelcome to the third issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF).
The third edition will cover the cotton plant from establishment to flowering.
Northern CottonGrowing cotton in the NorthNorthern NewsletterWelcome to the fourth issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer), with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF).
In this issue, we will be looking at how to capitalise on the peak flowering period, and how to manage the crop through cut out.