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    Northern Newsletter: Establishment to Flowering, March 2021

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Northern Newsletter Welcome to the next edition of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer Crop Science, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). This edition will cover the cotton plant from establishment to flowering.
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    Northern Newsletter: Pre Season, Edition 7

    Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Northern Newsletter Welcome to the seventh issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer), with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). This is the first issue for the 2020/21 cotton season in Northern Australia. In this issue, we discuss the preparations required to grow cotton, and important factors to consider such as planting windows, chemical drift management and industry support programs.
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    GROWING COTTON IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

    Dryland Cotton Irrigated Cotton Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Stewardship Your guide to growing cotton in Northern Australia
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    Tropical Cotton Production: Considerations for Northern Cotton Growers

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Northern Australia has enormous potential as a cotton production region. Here are some of the main considerations when growing cotton in a tropical environment.
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    COTTON PLANTING WINDOWS AND KEY RMP TIMNINGS FOR NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Resistance Management COTTON PLANTING WINDOWS AND KEY RMP TIMNINGS FOR NORTHERN AUSTRALIA A planting window is a resistance management technique that restricts the period in which planting of a cotton crop containing Bollgard 3 insect control technology can occur, with the aim of restricting the number of generations of Helicoverpa spp. exposed to Bollgard 3 crops each season. Planting windows are an important part of the Bollgard® 3 Resistance Management Plan (RMP), regulated by the Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). This document is your quick guide to planting windows in Northern Australia, including what they are, how they work, where they are and the process for setting a planting window.
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    BOLLGARD® 3 RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT PLAN (RMP) FOR NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Stewardship The cotton industry has taken a proactive approach to resistance to ensure the longevity of the technology. As a regulatory requirement under the APVMA registration of Bollgard 3, all growers are required to implement a Resistance Management Plan (RMP). Taking into account the unique environment in Northern Australia, Bayer, in conjunction with the cotton industry have developed a Bollgard 3 Northern Australia RMP. The RMP outlines key management strategies that growers must put in place, in order to grow the Bollgard 3 technology.
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    FALL ARMYWORM (SPODOPTERA FRUGIPERDA) AND THE BOLLGARD® 3 TECHNOLOGY

    Cotton pest Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a pest moth species that originates from the tropical regions of the Americas, that has recently been identified in several areas of northern Australia and as far south as Central Queensland. This pest has a large host range, including cotton. As fall armyworm has been declared ineradicable, it is important to be able to identify the larvae and to understand how to manage the pest in the Bollgard 3 cotton. Refer to the attached document for advice on managing fall armyworm in cotton and refuge crops.
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    The Dozen Deeds for Northern Australia

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Find out more about the Dozen Deeds for Northern Australia and set yourself up for success
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    Northern Newsletter: Post Season, Edition 6

    Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Northern Newsletter Welcome to the sixth issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer), with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). In the final issue for the 2020 cotton season, we will review trial results and reflect on learnings from the challenges of the season.
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    Northern Newsletter: Cutout to picking, Edition 5

    Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Northern Newsletter Welcome to the fifth issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer), with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). In this issue, we will be covering the cotton plant from cutout to picking.
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    Northern Newsletter: Flowering to cut out, Edition 4

    Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Northern Newsletter Welcome to the fourth issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience (Bayer), with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). In this issue, we will be looking at how to capitalise on the peak flowering period, and how to manage the crop through cut out.
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    Northern Newsletter: Establishment to Flowering, Edition 3

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Northern Newsletter Welcome to the third issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer CropScience, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture & Fisheries, Queensland (DAF). The third edition will cover the cotton plant from establishment to flowering.
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    Northern Newsletter: Planting, Edition 2

    Northern Cotton Growing cotton in the North Northern Newsletter Welcome to the second issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer Crop Science, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO, the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland (DAF).
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    Northern Newsletter: Pre-Season, Edition 1

    Growing cotton in the North Northern Cotton Northern Newsletter First issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors and Bayer Crop Science. Throughout the cotton season, we’ll be delivering regular snapshots of timely and practical information relevant to cotton growers across Northern Australia, with details on where to find more information. We will also be featuring commentary and testimonials from current growers and industry in Northern Australia.