Read all about the Central Highlands cotton season - with comment from Monsanto, Queensland Cotton, CSD, a local grower, and contract picker.
Dirranbandi appears on track for above average yielding cotton crops, despite some excessive hot weather.
The cotton industry is calling for restrictions around the use of 2,4-D after 6000ha was damaged at Walgett prior to Christmas.
After his last cotton crop seven years ago was washed away in flooding, Ross Hutchinson has planted again this season.
With the increase in dryland cotton hectarages across the country, growers are urged to manage climatic risk as best as they can.