Northern Australia looks to cotton to plug protein gaps

By Sandra Godwin
November 20 2022 - 12:00pm
Bruce Connolly checks a cotton crop for maturity on the farm near Katherine, NT, which has been growing cotton since 2019.
Bruce Connolly checks a cotton crop for maturity on the farm near Katherine, NT, which has been growing cotton since 2019.

Cotton is making a comeback across northern Australia, not for its own sake, but as an important part of the rotation for cattle producers battling the annual protein drought.

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