People in Cotton

Hear from the people who live and work in the Australian cotton industry.

Richie Quigley - Farmer
What: Video made by cotton grower and Young Farming Champion, Richie Quigley about what it's like to be a farmer
Author: Richie Quigley



Ben Egan - Farmer
What: Cotton for Generations to Come video made by cotton grower and Young Farming Champion, Ben Egan
Author: Ben Egan


Liz Lobsey – Agronomist
What: In this video you will meet Liz Lobsey who helps farmers grow the cotton for your socks
Author: Liz Lobsey


Sophie Gulliver - Technical Specialist
What: An interview with Sophie Gulliver, a young woman working in the Australian cotton industry who's passionate about pests, research and careers in cotton, Sophie shares with us a number of projects she's currently working on.
Author: Cotton Awards (Step Communication)


Rhiannon Smith - Young Cotton Researcher
What: An interview with young cotton researcher, Rhiannon Smith about her work looking at the benefits of native vegetation on cotton farms.
Author: Cotton Awards (Step Communication)

Dr Sharon Downes - Senior Research Scientist (CSIRO)
What: video interview with a young scientist at the cutting edge of managing resistance in Australia's transgenic crops
Author:  Cotton Awards (Step Communication)

Jamie Iker - Agricultural Consultant 
What: video interview with 2012 Young Achiever of the Year, Jamie Iker, explaining what motivates him and why he loves working in cotton
Author: Cotton Awards (Step Communication)

Andrew O’Connor - Farm Manager
What: video interview with one of the youngest ever cotton farm managers - how did he get there and what's he achieved at such a young age?
Author: Cotton Awards (Step Communication)

Andrew Hammond - Cotton Classer
What: meet a cotton classer at Dunavant Cotton Gin.  Andrew studied cotton classing in Memphis, Tennessee and now lives and works in Moree NSW
Author: myFuture

Dr Warwick Stiller - Plant Breeder (CSIRO)
What: video interview with one of Australia's leading cotton plant breeders, renowned world-wide for his work in developing varieties suited to Australian conditions
Author: Cotton Awards (Step Communication)

Andrew Watson - 2008 Cotton Grower of the Year
What: video interview with one of our best farmers, learn what makes us the most sustainable, efficient cotton industry in the world!
Author: Cotton Australia

Dreams can come true in Agriculture
What: This short video will show you the endless career possibilities that the Australian Agricultural Industry can offer you... And there are plenty more out there!
Author: Madie Hamilton

Get Muddy on Tour - Cotton Farming
What: This news article and video shows journalist Sam Trethewey interviewing grower and Nuffield Scholar, Nigel Corish, at the tail end of harvesting on-farm near Goondiwindi, Qld.
Author: Mick Russell