by Australian Govt. Pub. Service .
Written in English
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The Australian cotton industry stretches from Emerald in central Queensland through southern Queensland and northern NSW to the Murrumbidgee valley in southern NSW. In a year with plentiful water, around , hectares of cotton are planted with potential production of over four million bales and a value of more than $2 billion. Case Study: Development of the Australian Cotton Best Management Practice (BMP) Program 2 1. INTRODUCTION The Australian Cotton Industry Australia is a relatively small producer of cotton by world standards. Seasonal conditions, particularly the availability of irrigation water has a major bearing on the annual area planted. The cotton plant grows to around metres in height. Each bale of cotton weighs kilograms. Cotton is a natural fibre grown on a plant related to the commonly-found garden species hibiscus. Cotton seeds are planted in spring and the plant grows into green, bushy shrubs about one metre in height. The plants briefly grow pink and cream coloured flowers that, once pollinated, drop off and are . Industry overview. Cotton is primarily grown in New South Wales and Queensland. Approximately 90% of Australia’s cotton businesses are family farms. Australia’s cotton industry is one of the most water efficient cotton industries in the world. The Australian cotton industry .
The Australian Cotton Production Manual is a critical reference tool for cotton growers. The manual is a one-stop-shop for growers, outlining all the various decisions that need to be made on-farm in preparation for, and during, cotton production. A five minute film about the Australian cotton industry and the value it offers to the world's textile market - including interviews with cotton growers, Cotton Australia, the Australian Cotton. Emergent Futures to facilitate a project, titled Cotton Industry Vision The project started in September and finished in March. The Vision project was a collaboration between CRDC, Cotton Australia and the Australian Cotton Industry Council (ACIC), with representatives from member organisations forming a Reference Group. Cotton, Irrigation, Australian Industry, Production, Economics, Valuation _____ INTRODUCTION History of Australian Cotton Cotton is a relatively new agricultural industry in Australia but has well embedded roots in Australian history. The first fleet in bought cottonseed to Australia and in three bags were exported. In small areas.
Get this from a library! The Australian cotton growing industry; an economic survey to [Australia. Bureau of Agricultural Economics.]. The spraying season in Australia's cotton growing region has started. The industry uses more chemical firepower than any other, although circumstances have forced cotton growers to seek different. They also learned that the Australian government was busting for some know-how in the cotton business. Most of Australia’s 10, bale cotton crop was grown in . This variability is driven by El Nino/La Nina cycles that make seasonal weather patterns more unpredictable and disrupt the crop’s growing period. The Australian cotton industry has a strong history of adaptation and change to make the most of new opportunities, and Australian growers have already developed highly efficient and flexible.