Andrew French, Nandina and Adelong, Theodore, has mungbeans in the ground this year.
Neek Morawitz, Windy Hill and Argoon, Comet, planted majority of his cotton in the first week of August.
Emerald irrigators will now weigh the pros and cons of an offer from the State Government to own and operation SunWater's irrigation channels.
Cotton growers all around Queensland are seeing higher-than-normal insect pressure in this season's crop.
Central Highlands cotton growers have taken full advantage of the extended planting window - with growers at either end of timeline.
Aaron Kiely, Deneliza Downs, Emerald, said leadership skills were vital for next generation of farmers.