With the increase in dryland cotton hectarages across the country, growers are urged to manage climatic risk as best as they can.
AUTHORITIES will battle immediate threats to life posed by Hurricane Harvey before assessing damage to agricultural industries.
The Aussie cotton sector has had its share of controversy this year, but the industry peak body is confident that is in the past.
Irrigated croppers are happy to lock in some of next year's cotton crop at prices in excess of $500 a bale.
In spite of controversy regarding its regulatory status, the Bollgard 3 cotton trait has proved popular in the field.