Fact Sheets

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.


Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) is a major pest in cotton. It has the ability to contaminate cotton lint with honeydew, has a large host range, can rapidly reproduce and can develop resistance to many insecticides.

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.

This fact sheet provides growers with guidelines for monitoring  soil and plant nutrient status.

The CottonInfo regional development officers have been conducting nitrogen trials across the cotton growing valleys to 'ground truth' nitrogen research. This paper, presented at the 17th Australian Cotton Conference in 2014, outlines the team's findings.


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