Case Studies

Boggabri cotton grower, Andrew Watson, has shown that with optimal growth rates, a healthy population of beneficial predators and a plant monitoring approach, it is possible to grow a Bt cotton crop without (or with significantly reduced reliance on) insecticides.

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) outlines the St George cotton grower 'Spring Clean' event - turning the difficult business of disease management into a fun, social day.

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) looks at the use of nitrogen in cotton production by comparing the outcomes of Cotton Seed Distributor variety trials and CottonInfo regional development officer in-field nitrogen trials.

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) focuses on Walgett cotton growers Toby and Susie Moore, and their focus on interpreting weather information to manage climate risk, particularly at key decision making times. 

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) focuses on Macquarie River Food and Fibre, who worked with CottonInfo to investigate opportunities for cotton growers under the Emissions Reduction Fund.

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) focuses on St George cotton grower Cleave Rogan and his efforts on farm to stop the spread of pests, weeds and diseases through Come Clean Go Clean.  

This case study (part of the CottonInfo case study series) focuses on the Auscott property 'Midkin' at Moree, and the work that subsequent farm managers have done to regenerate riparian areas over the past 14 years. 

The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work. In this case study, Dr Adam Smith outlines his research into water bird communities on cotton storages in the Gwydir and Namoi Valleys. 

This case study features the Cook family of 'Turkey Lagoon' near Boggabilla, who have recently developed two fields into bankless channels.

This case study features Nathanial Phillis, the Irrigation and Earthworks Manager with Sundown Pastoral Company at 'Keytah' Moree. 

This case study looks at on-farm irrigation efficiency analysis conducted using Irrimate equipment. Irrimate is an assortment of electronic tools to measure water on and off fields, and water advancement timing.

This case study outlines the work of the Ashley and Rowena Area Wide Management Group in eradicating feral pigs.

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