Macquarie Valley cotton growers host industry brands and retail representatives on a Cotton Australia tour.
A NORTHERN NSW cotton producer has been found guilty of illegally extracting water out of the Barwon River.
It hasn't been a particularly cheery start to 2019 for the cotton sector and international pricing trends are not helping the situation.
The S&P Grains Index gave up nine per cent through June 2018 on expectations of tariff announcements, and has failed to make a full recovery as of yet.
Calls to ban Australian cotton exports to save water in the Murray Darling Basin have been slammed by the industry.
Cotton Australia has hit back at claims the cotton industry was to blame for mass fish deaths in the Lower Darling River.
The 2018/19 cotton season has been forecast to bring a more modest three per cent increase in world consumption growth.
Cotton Australia expects total cotton production for 2018-19 to be less than half last year due to a lack of water.