Cotton prices should firm in the medium term on the back of a post-COVID-19 increase in demand, but synthetics will take market share.
Developers are turning to ag-tech solutions to help mitigate silverleaf whitefly damage in cotton crops.
A valuable research breakthrough from Macquarie Uni may lead to more heat tolerant cotton varieties.
A new crop modelling tool is set to give cotton growers a more accurate feel for what is out there in their paddocks.
A cotton disease common in South America has made its way to North America and has authorities concerned it could become a pandemic.
The drought did not stop the Cotton RDC, which oversaw $20 million in research and development investments over the past financial year.
Cotton farmers are urged to keep an eye out for pests at planting time this year, with novel pests combining with old foes to cause concern.