Fact Sheets

This series from CottonInfo and NSW DPI outlines exotic cotton pests and diseases, including key information on what to look for, how the pest or disease is spread, and what to do if you suspect it on your farm.

The establishment of vegetative barriers on cotton farms can greatly minimise the potential for spray drift to cause damage to sensitive areas.

A recent industry survey showed that volunteer cotton was most prolific in back to back cotton fields, and that an integrated, consistent approach is the key to effective control.

This two page summary outlines the key findings and recommendations from the Farm level benchmarking report of energy consumption in Australian cotton.

If you want to produce more bales of cotton per ML of water used, an irrigation evaluation is an important tool
for improving your water use efficiency. The only way to maximise these efficiencies is to measure them.

Further to the Vert Alert! re the new strain of defoliating verticilium, CottonInfo, NSW DPI and QLD DAF are asking cotton growers to look for Verticillium wilt disease symptoms and to send samples of suspect plants to the Department in their respective states.

This fact sheet investigates DIY groundwater monitoring: what to monitor, what equipment is needed, how often to monitor and what to do with the data.

This fact sheet outlines testing water and soil quality for pH, salinity risks and sodicity.

This information sheet outlines the key sources of cotton RD&E information for raingrown (formerly dryland) cotton growers.

 

This publication outlines the soil water monitoring instrument, the EM38, which uses electromagnetic induction to monitor soil water within the root zone.

In February 2015, CottonInfo hosted irrigation technology field days at Emerald, Moree and Nevertire, taking leading cotton irrigation researchers on farm with cotton growers.

Come Clean Go Clean is one of the simplest yet most effective strategies for minimising the spread of weeds, diseases and pests. This fact sheet outlines the simple steps to ensure your farm remains biosecurity risk free.

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