Cotton report shows water, emission wins

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 25 2022 - 12:00am
RIGHT TRACK: The cotton sector has made good improvements in terms of water use efficiency and cutting emissions according to a recent report.

The cotton industry continues to make sustainability improvements according to recently released data but there are still gains to be made, especially in terms of herbicide use in wet years.


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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