The trial taking dryland cotton to Delungra, a sustainable & economical fit for the region.
Cotton’s warm weather preference has long kept it off the state’s slopes, however, the success of a series of trials in the eastern reaches of the state’s North West has begun to change perceptions of cotton’s ability to perform in a cooler climate.
Now in the fourth year of development and with two new crops planted at Delungra this season, eastern dryland cotton has shown to be a sustainable and economical fit for the region.
“We are not looking to replace the mainstay crops of the region, but it’s a positive for growers to have another highly profitable option for their rotation,” Scott Rogers, Senior Agronomist.
On the back of consistently impressive results throughout, the McGregor Gourlay Agronomy team were proud to be nominated as finalists at the recent Northern Inland Innovation Awards.
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