International factors favour cotton

Gregor Heard
October 26 2016 - 8:00am
International cotton prices are likely to rally in coming months. Photo: Jacky Ghossein
International cotton prices are likely to rally in coming months. Photo: Jacky Ghossein

AUSTRALIAN farmers looking to plant a record cotton crop this year have been dealt a favour with several key price factors pointing towards support for cotton values.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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