Publications

CottonInfo publishes a range of documents for growers, agronomists and consultants - from our two major flagship publications, the Australian Cotton Production Manual and the Cotton Pest Management Guide, to fact sheets, event notices, reports and other publications.

You will also find on this page the CRDC magazine, Spotlight, which highlights research outcomes for growers, often featuring the CottonInfo team.

The Cotton Pest Management Guide 2016-17 is the industry’s premium resource for insect, mite and weed control, disease prevention, biosecurity and spray application information.

The 2016 Australian Cotton Production Manual is a critical reference tool for cotton growers. The manual is a one-stop-shop for growers, outlining all the various decisions that need to be made on-farm in preparation for, and during, cotton production.

Energy is one of the fastest growing on-farm costs (electricity costs alone have increased by around 350 percent since 2000).

The Review of Centre Pivot and Lateral Move irrigation installations in the Australian Cotton Industry report is a NSW DPI publication, funded by CRDC, that analyses 173 centre pivot and lateral move irrigation systems irrigating an area of 13,969 hectares.

The Cotton Symptoms Guide is the guide to diseases and disorders in Australian cotton.

The Pests and Beneficials in Australian Cotton Landscapes guide introduces the role that native vegetation can play in Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Birds on Cotton Farms is a guide to common species and habitat management.

The Weed ID Guide has been compiled to assist the Australian cotton industry with the identification and management of the weeds that are most commonly problems for the industry.

WATERpak is a guide for irrigation management in cotton and grain farming systems.

FIBREpak is a guide to improving Australian cotton fibre quality.

Weeds are a major problem in Australian cotton farming systems. Integrated weed management (IWM) seeks to deal with these issues by combining a number of different approaches to achieve sustainable, cost effective and environmentally sensitive weed management.

NUTRIpak is a manual of cotton nutrition, designed to inform cotton growers and consultants of the importance of providing their crops with a sufficient supply of nutrients and improving their fertiliser management.

This fact sheet outlines CottonInfo - who we are, what we do, and how you can contact us.

This short fast facts from CottonInfo outlines what researchers currently know about verticillium wilt. 

This fact sheet brings together the latest in verticillium research from the teams at NSW DPI and QDAF (supported by CRDC), plus CSIRO and CSD. Current: Sept 2016.

The Emissions Reduction Fund is the centrepiece of the Australian Government's climate change policy; designed to help meet the nation's target of reducing emissions to five percent below the year 2000 levels.

The installation of a solar diesel hybrid irrigation bore pump on a Central West NSW farm has led to big cuts in fuel costs, greater irrigation efficiencies and a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Attracted by the drop in the price of solar panels in recent years and the prospect of

The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work.

The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work.

The Focus on NRM research series introduces you to the key cotton NRM researchers and their work.

The Spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, puts soil and nutrition under the microscope in the lead up to planting.

The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, investigates the issue of big data and the evolution from precision ag to decision ag.

The autumn edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, looks at the ground-breaking work CRDC is investing in with its research partners to develop ways to make cotton production more reliable and profitable.

It has been 25 years since CRDC was formed. In this special edition of Spotlight, we take a look back at 25 years of innovation and the 25 major achievements of cotton RD&E during this time.