Our growers

Southern Cotton is dedicated to its growers – and delivering them a tailored, personalised service.

Read more about Southern Cotton grower experiences in the case studies below:

Larry Walsh

When Southern Cotton’s technology and tracking systems enabled cotton sheet producer, It-fits, to trace the cotton back to chairman Larry Walsh’s farm in Coleambally – it signalled the start of an exciting time for both growers and cotton buyers. Read the full case study (PDF)


Trent and Chris Gardiner

It’s a family affair for father-and-son duo Trent and Chris Gardiner, who own and run two farms in Coleambally. It was 26-year-old son, Chris, who originally ‘planted the seeds’ with the idea to try cotton in 2013. Read the full case study (PDF)


Campbell Dalton

Campbell Dalton is a passionate, fourth generation farmer who sees a prosperous future on the land. After a number of years away from home, Campbell has recently returned to manage the 4500-hectare family-cropping program. Read the full case study (PDF)


Hardy family

The Hardy family – Chris, brothers, Darren and Perry, and son Scott – run a mixed enterprise operation in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area growing predominately cotton, rice, malting barely, canola seed and soybean. Read the full case study (PDF)


Dallas Stott

Dallas and Liz Stott are young and innovative growers who value the environmental credentials and forward thinking of the cotton industry. The ‘cottonseed’ was first planted for the Stott’s in 2011. Read the full case study (PDF)