Facts on Friday

Cotton/Wheat Gross Margin Analysis

04 April, 2008

In much of the talk of the ‘soft commodity boom’ at present, cotton has being overlooked as cropping options this season. This week we pose the... Read More


Boll Rots and Tight Lock

28 March, 2008

An annual frustration for many growers is doing everything right to mature a good boll load, only to see a proportion of it fall on the ground due... Read More


Last Irrigation and Defoliation Date

21 March, 2008

In what seems like such a drawn out year, it will be important to get full value out of the bolls on the upper parts of crops. With water this... Read More


Cotton Aphids and Cotton Bunchy Top

14 March, 2008

There have been a number of reported cases of Cotton Bunchy Top (CBT) this season. Fortunately they have not been as pronounced or wide spread as... Read More


Pale Cotton Stainers

07 March, 2008

Every season seems to throw up new challenges for cotton growers; this season one of these is the sucking pest Pale Cotton Stainer, an insect... Read More


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