Planting and establishment

10 Point Plan for irrigated cotton


Planting and establishment


Plant once and do it right.

  • Ensure the planter is ready to go when required:
    • Check planter maintenance, depth, speed and closing wheel pressure. Visit FastStartTM for more information.
    • Have seed ready to plant on farm
    • Consult the CSD Traffic Light forecasting tool to help achieve the best possible germination.
  • Establish a healthy and uniform plant population:
    • 8-12 plants per linear metre is ideal.