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Resources

Our resources provide explanations on issues and structures within our industry.  For example how water is allocated and used in the Macquarie Valley.

Subsequently, this information is for the use of our members, media, political and industry decision-makers and all within the community. If you would like to any specific information about the cotton industry please contact us. We will do our best to answer your query.

Fact sheets

Water Licences + Water Sharing Plans

Water Use in the Macquarie Valley

Glyphosate information

As you are aware, the use of the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) is under scrutiny. There are currently lawsuits challenging the safety of the product in the USA, and now in Australia. To understand the detail, click on the fact sheets below to view the information.

         

Useful website links

Bayer glyphosate roundup    Croplife glyphosate    National Farmers Federation    Bayer: glyphosate litigation facts

APVNA continues to state glyphosate can be used safely as per the label directions.

Other sources of information - websites

Case study by Sustainable Stories on "Burrima" - David Duncan

Patrick Johnston has been photographing fauna in the Mallawa/Bullarah district for some time. He is often found photographing the birds on his neighbour’s farm “Kurrabooma”. View Pat’s great photos

Further industry information

Our Growers

Macquarie Cotton Growers are not just about growing cotton. Our future depends on it.

These are some of the faces of our industry and community.  They are discussing what it means to be involved in irrigation agriculture within the Macquarie Valley, NSW.
Consequently these short clips exploring some of the complexities and misconceptions surrounding our industry.  They discuss life as diversified farmers as well as the connection to our communities.

This resource will be constantly updated. Not able to find what you are looking for on this page?  Then contact us and let us know of the specifics.  Similary if there is any additional information you would like to see on this resource page, please let us know by email.

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