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COTTON HARVESTING VENTURE INSPIRED BY NEW BALE SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY

Round bale technology inspires contract cotton picking venture 27 Mar, 2011 04:00 AM THE advent of state-of-the-art round bale cotton pickers in recent seasons has given a group of innovative growers on the Darling Downs the opportunity to join forces to form a sideline contract picking business.Dalby district producers, Steve McVeigh, Nathan Bradley, Mark Harms, […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: COTTON, HARVESTING, TECHNOLOGY Tags: , , , , ,

COTTON GROWING AND THE GM QUESTION

GM fate hangs in the balance By BRAD PFEFFER, Australian Cotton Outlook Edition 325, 4/04/2008 9:12:14 AM THE future direction of Australian agriculture rests on the shoulders of a small group of canola growers this winter. With southern states opening the door slightly to what will be a reasonably small area of genetically modified canola […]

March 27th, 2011
Topic: AGRICULTURE, COTTON, GM & RADIATION Tags: , , ,