Cotton industry

Southern Cotton values the support of the following cotton industry partners:

Cotton Australia

Cotton Australia (CA)

CA is the peak body for Australia's cotton growing industry, supporting over 1500 cotton farming families in NSW and Queensland.

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Kylie Edwards, Regional Manager (Southern Valleys)
PO Box 1134
Griffith NSW 2680
M: 0427 390 393

Cotton Research and Development Corporation

Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

CRDC is a statutory authority established by the Australian Government to work with industry to invest in research, development and extension (RD&E) for a more profitable, sustainable and dynamic cotton industry.


Cotton Seed Distribuotrs

Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD)

CSD aims to provide to every cotton grower the highest net return potential from the cotton varieties CSD produces.

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Jorian Millyard
Extension and Development Agronomist
Southern NSW Region
M: 0428 950 009
T: 02 6993 4134

Irrigation Research and Extension Committee

Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC)

IREC facilitates engagement between irrigators, industry professionals, government agencies, industry groups and research and advisory organisations' on issues of common interest and concern in the Murrumbidgee Valley.



Iva Quarisa
Executive Officer
M: 0402 069 643
T: 02 6960 1550

Australian Cotton Shippers Association (ACSA)

ACSA aims to promote and enhance the export of Australian cotton; to preserve the sanctity of contracts and the integrity of the Australian cotton trading industry; and to promote corporate responsibility, best management practice and prosperity within the communities in which we operate.


Cotton industry and the environment 

Southern Cotton supports the Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report 2014 (published by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation and Cotton Australia), which requires Australia's cotton growers to track their own — as well as the industry's — ongoing performance against 45 key criteria linked to water efficiency, reduced chemical use, carbon footprint, biodiversity, farm productivity and work-related safety.