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Cotton growers facing complete crop loss after alleged herbicide drift

On Christmas Day farmers around Walgett in north-west New South Wales noticed their infant cotton plants had begun to wither. Leaves began to curl and die, killing some plants and stressing others.  Within days, it was clear Walgett was facing a serious incident that had affected nearly 6,000 hectares of cotton farms reaching as far as Burren Junction, and Rowena.  Read more...



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