A Rabobank analyst believes Australia cotton prices will fall in the second half of the year on the back of sluggish global demand.
A NORTHERN NSW cotton producer has been found guilty of illegally extracting water out of the Barwon River.
This week's record low water level in Fairbairn Dam at Emerald is expected to impact water allocations for both high and medium priority customers if there are no inflows before the start of July.
It hasn't been a particularly cheery start to 2019 for the cotton sector and international pricing trends are not helping the situation.
Calls to ban Australian cotton exports to save water in the Murray Darling Basin have been slammed by the industry.