Cotton Industry Extension Services - Queensland

Service summary

To ensure that technical and management systems are developed for cotton which will be more profitable and sustainable.

To ensure that new or prospective growers are aware of the industry and ramifications of becoming a cotton grower, especially because of the intensive pesticide program involved in its production to manage insect resistance to the Bollgard gene technology and insecticides.

A development and extension program which delivers research and development information and extension services related to irrigated cotton and grain and dryland cotton agronomy and is available to potential or existing businesses.

The extension officers are available in the first instance but clients may need to be referred to the agribusiness group of the department or a suitable consultant.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.

Fees

No fees apply.

Publications Details

Publications Available:

  • Cotton Production in Queensland: (Website: www.daff.qld.gov.au)
  • Australian Cotton Production Manual
  • Publications from Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2 Lloyd St, PO Box 282, Narrabri NSW 2390 (website:  www.crdc.com.au)
  • Publications from the former Cotton Catchment Communities CRC at the Australian Cotton Research Institute, Wee Waa Rd, Narrabri NSW (Website: www.cottoncrc.org.au)
  • Publications from Cotton Australia (Websites): www.cottonaustralia.com.au www.mybmp.com.au

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agri-Science Queensland
Irrigated Farming Systems

Contact details

Emerald, Development Extension Officer, Agri-science Qld DAFF
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agri-Science Queensland
Irrigated Farming Systems

Operating address:
99 Hospital Road Central
Emerald, Queensland 4720

Phone:

07 4983 7403

Toowoomba, Development Extension Officer
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Agri-Science Queensland
Irrigated Farming Systems

Operating address:
Agri-science Qld, DAFF
Tor Street
Toowoomba
Queensland 4305

Phone:

07 4688 1602

Fax:

07 4662 4966

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