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Biodegradable film brings 'higher cotton yield at less cost to the environment'

Saturday, 8 September 2018

An innovative technology in the Australian cotton industry — the use of biodegradable film to trap warmth from the sun to help seedlings grow faster — is gaining a foothold overseas.

A Smarter Way: A biodegradable film changing the way thirsty crops are grown

Friday, 7 September 2018

A biodegradable film laid over seedlings could change the way thirsty crops like cotton are grown. The innovative technology has been proven to boost yield and maximise water usage and is now being used on farms around the world.

Pressure mounting on Australia's new leaders to secure Asian trade agreements

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Farmers are hoping Scott Morrison's first overseas trip as Prime Minister will bring with it a free trade agreement with Indonesia.

Cotton farm execs face court over $20m federal funding 'fraud'

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Two senior figures from the massive southern Queensland cotton operation Norman Farming face court in Brisbane accused of defrauding the Commonwealth of $20 million in Murray-Darling water funding.

Drought leaves farmer without winter crop for the first time

Friday, 24 August 2018

In 62 years of farming, Neil Barwick never thought he would see a time when he would be unable to plant a winter crop. But that is exactly what this drought has meant.