BMP Cotton - Best Management Practices

Healthy Soils

Sustaining life

“The cotton industry has done more than any rural industry to promote understanding and sustainable management of its soils, which are some of the best in Australia. It has commissioned leading research which has now translated into healthier soils.” Alex McBratney, PhD DSc, Pro-Dean, Professor of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, The University of Sydney.

“Accreditation provides cotton farmers with the ability to meet the State’s regulatory requirements for a land and water management plan through participation in the BMP Program.
“This initiative will provide environmental, financial and industry benefits ensuring the cotton industry meets stringent farm management requirements to conserve land and water resources.” Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Water,The Honourable Craig Wallace, January 31, 2008.

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