Cotton Australia expects total cotton production for 2018-19 to be less than half last year due to a lack of water.
It's completely counter-intuitive, but cotton producers are being urged to keep a small patch of cotton plants where bollworm can thrive.
Just weeks after the APVMA changed its regulations regarding the use of 2,4-D there have been more reports of spray drift damage.
The US Department of Agriculture has forecast global cotton production for next season at just a tick under 122 million bales.
The USDA just reported that US cotton exports in the 2017-18 season (August-July) are estimated at the highest level since 2005-06 and the second highest level on record.
Brett Corish, Mundine, Goondiwindi, was awarded the prestigious Monsanto Cotton Grower of the Year award for 2018 at the Australian Cotton Industry Awards on Thursday night.
Exceptional, although volatile, market conditions are contributing to a “trifecta” for the cotton sector this season – in terms of quality, quantity and price.