Cotton Australia has announced the list of finalists for 2022 awards. As per a Textile Today report, the organizer received entrees from New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory for the award. Adam Kay, CEO, Cotton Australia says, presenting a challenge to judges, the response to the awards has been outstanding this year,
This year, finalists for the ‘Bayer Grower of the Year’ award include Corish Farms ‘Yattlewondi’ – Glen Harney, Manager, Talwood QLD; Sundown Pastoral Co, ‘Keytah’ Nick Gillingham, Manager, Moree NSW; and Graincott Farming Co ‘Kensington Park,’ Dan Hayllor, Dalby QLD.
The finalists for the AgriRisk High Achiever Award include ‘Tipperary Station,’ Bruce Connolly, Daly River NT’; Porter Farming ‘Attleigh,’ Grant Porter, Brookstead QLD; and Dalara Pastoral Operations, ‘Myall Park,’ Rob Davies, Blackville NSW.
The finalists in ‘ADAMA Chris Lehmann Trust Young Achiever of The Year’ include Lucas Wuersching, St George QLD; Bradley Donald, Moree NSW; and Jessica Strauch, Goondiwindi QLD.
The finalists in Cotton Seed Distributors Researcher of the Year are Cotton Landcare Tech Innovations project team – Stacey Vogel, Narrabri NSW; Dr Mick Rose, Wollongbar NSW; and Dr Oliver Knox, Armidale NSW. The judges will review all nominations before finalizing the winners who will be announced at this year’s Cotton Conference on the Gold Coast in August.