The lowest cotton stocks in three years have seen prices rise sharply in recent weeks.
Wasted cotton textiles will return to the ground where they were grown as part of an innovative waste reduction and soil health project.
Cotton Australia and insurer Achmea have teamed up to offer growers participating in CA's sustainability scheme better rates.
They may not look like much, but pairs of decomposing old undies are giving researchers new understanding of the nation's soil health.
ABS data confirmed what people already suspected about the horror 19-20 cotton season - it was the worst in 37 years.
A new project aiming at improving grower knowledge of spray drift through 'gamification' will be rolled out in cotton growing regions in NSW
The ACCC says better information surrounding water markets will be essential in creating a solution to current market woes in the MDB.
Cotton prices should firm in the medium term on the back of a post-COVID-19 increase in demand, but synthetics will take market share.