Planting to kick off in the next week in southern NSW.
Northern Australia's cotton growers will soon be spoiled for choice with two cotton gins to be built over the next couple of years.
Despite Jamie's family having decades of experience growing the crop for commercial cotton, he said the move towards floristry has been like stepping into the unknown.
Excellent seasonal conditions and strong prices are fuelling a positive outlook for Australia's cotton sector.
Wasted cotton textiles will return to the ground where they were grown as part of an innovative waste reduction and soil health project.
After four years of drought and inconsistent farming seasons cotton farmer Dan Hayllor is feeling secure there is a future for farming as a family at Macalister.
Cotton Australia and insurer Achmea have teamed up to offer growers participating in CA's sustainability scheme better rates.
They may not look like much, but pairs of decomposing old undies are giving researchers new understanding of the nation's soil health.