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Cotton Australia welcomes move on water infrastructure
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Sep '17
Cotton Australia has welcomed a Queensland Government initiative to invest in water infrastructure. The organisation is one of eight rural industry groups to receive funding for the Rural Water Use Efficiency Initiative (RWUEI) for 2017-18, administered by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines, which is designed to help irrigators improve efficiency.

The $100,000 in financial incentives has been made available to cotton growers to adopt technologies and services through water use efficiency and best management practice and training.

Cotton Australia general manager, Michael Murray, says irrigators participating in the programme will have access to independent advice and evaluations of their current systems in order to improve water management on farm.

"Australia's cotton industry has made significant efficiency gains in recent years, and has improved water productivity by 40 per cent since 2003," Murray says.

"Due to our commitment to continuous improvement to best management practices and research and development, we produce more crop per drop than any other cotton-producing country."

"Programmes such as the Rural Water Use Efficiency Initiative will help cotton farmers in Queensland continue their progress in this area, and we welcome the funding contribution from the Queensland Government."

"Cotton Australia will communicate to growers about how to apply for funding in the coming weeks." (SV)

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