Momentum builds for resurrecting Ord Valley cotton industry
Written on the 15 March 2017Momentum is building to resurrect the cotton industry in the Kimberley's Ord Irrigation Scheme, with trials underway and more farming land being developed.
The company developing stage two of the Ord has shelved its plans to grow sugar cane and is now focusing on cotton as its preferred broadacre crop.
Kimberley Agriculture Investment (KAI) general manager Jim Engelke said the company was working towards getting a commercial cotton industry up and running by 2019.
Source: ABC Rural
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