Central Queensland Cotton Regions

Towns:  Baralaba, Biloela, Capella, Clermont, Comet, Dingo, Emerald, Moura, Rolleston, Springsure, Theodore.

2010-11 Floods - web site links : Theodore  http://theodorerebuilds.com.au
                                                                    The Boston Globe - Australian Flooding
                                                                   Queensland Government Special disaster flood assistance grants (Business and Industry web site)

Weather : Emerald, Theodore

Water Storages:  Fairburn Dam    Sunwater Storage Levels

Cotton Area and Production  Central Highlands (Emerald )  Nb. decline in area due to drought 

Graph Courtesy of Australian Cottongrower Magazine, figures from ABARE


Area and production Dawson Callide (Theodore Biloela) Nb. decline in area due to drought 

Graph Courtesy of Australian Cottongrower Magazine, figures from ABARE


Local Extension Officers:Susan Maas, Lance Pendergast

Latest Regional Cotton Newsletters:

 

 

 

 

 

Date Region Issue Document
08/12/2011 Central Queensland 06 Apple dimpling bugs; What is Pix (mepiquat chloride)? Northern Pix experience – Think Like a Plant
14/11/2011 Central Queensland 05 In season nutrition monitoring
26/10/2011 Central Queensland 04 Day Degree update.Aphid management
13/10/2011 Central Queensland 03 Day Degree update; Cold shocks; Replant considerations; Disease survey coming up
27/09/2011 Central Queensland 02 CLEAN UP LAST YEAR’S COTTON PLANTS; WATER USE EFFICIENCY INDICES; A SNIPPET TO DAZZLE AT THE NEXT PARTY: CottonMaps
12/09/2011 Central Queensland 01 2011/12 Extension Package; Planting Considerations

 

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Fairburn Dam near Emerald spilling floodwater during January 2008 Flood

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Events dates: 16/03/2012  Monsanto Cotton Grower of the Year field day Bullamon Plains, Thallon, Queensland.
Events dates: 19/03/2012 - 21/03/2012 Cotton CRC Science Forum Crossing Theatre in Narrabri
Events dates: 14/10/2012 - 18/10/2012 16th Australian Agronomy Conference University of New England
 

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