A selection of information produced by the Australian cotton industry's joint extension program, CottonInfo. For the most comprehensive collection of CottonInfo materials, visit the CottonInfo website:

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  • Biosecurity is the management of the risk of pests and diseases entering, emerging, establishing or spreading, in order to avoid production losses and new management and eradication costs.
  • CottonInfo manuals, guides, paks & tools
  • Newsletters, fact sheets and case studies across all CottonInfo topics.
  • Region specific newsletters from CottonInfo Regional Development Officers
  • Getting your crop nutrition spot on is essential for maximising cotton yield.
  • Energy is one of the fastest growing costs for cotton growers, with electricity and diesel accounting for a significant proportion of total farm input costs. Energy (electricity, diesel and fertiliser) is also the major ...
  • Managing your crop for increased fibre quality
  • An integrated insect and mite management approach (otherwise known as Integrated Pest Management or IPM) incorporates a range of tactics and resources to reduce pest outbreaks and reduce the reliance on insecticides for ...
  • Natural areas on and surrounding cotton farms provide benefits to the farming enterprise, known as ecosystem services.
  • Being more efficient with pesticide inputs has three main benefits for growers - it helps reduce farm costs; reduces environmental risks; and critically, limits the evolution of resistance in target insect pest and weed ...
  • Information of specific use to raingrown (dryland) cottongrowers
  • Soil health is the key to your farm's profit and production. It underpins the fertility and crop production of a farming enterprise, providing the cotton plant with water, oxygen, nutrients and support.
  • Helping you make the most of your water: achieving maximum production from available water resources in any given season.
  • Integrated weed management (IWM) is a strategy to manage existing herbicide resistance and prolong the useful life of herbicide groups.

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