Cotton Market Audit

CCA coordinates the Cotton Market Audit each year on behalf of the cotton industry. CCA Members participate by providing agronomic data for each cotton season.

Download the Information Sheet to find out how to participate in the Cotton Market Audit.

Find out more about the datasets generated by the Cotton Market Audit.

Options to participate in Cotton Market Audit

CCA has guidelines in place for the supply and management of data. These guidelines outline to participating consultants how data is collected and managed to ensure the integrity of the data and protect the anonymity of consultants and their clients. Read Participant Guidelines here

CCA members can submit data to the Cotton Market Audit using one of the supported data management programs, or by using one of the Excel spreadsheet templates.

Data management programs supported by CCA offer members secure systems in which to record, manage and report client, field and activity data. These data management programs are also used to capture data and generate reports for the annual Cotton Market Audit.

CCA provides three options for submitting data to the Cotton Market Audit:

  1. CCA Data Management Program: Go to the CCA Data Management Program and register for free.
  2. Agworld: Already a subscriber? Use the Contact Form to grant permission for CCA to receive your data report from Agworld at the end of the season.
  3.  Excel Spreadsheet:
    1. Download template for SUMMARY dataset (use if providing data for combined product summaries)
    2. Download template for FULL dataset (use if providing more detailed treatment data)

Incentives to participate in Cotton Market Audit

CCA members who submit a complete dataset for the full season to the Cotton Market Audit are offered one annual Membership valued at $325 GST inclusive. Determination of whether a data set provided qualifies for a full complementary membership is at the discretion of the CCA Board.

CCA members who submit a season summary or limited data set are offered an annual membership discount valued at $250.00 GST inclusive.

Membership credits apply to the next year’s membership.

CCA provides free subscriptions to the CCA Data Management Program.

As an added BONUS, any person who completes both the Cotton Market Audit and the Cotton Consultants Survey is entitled to attend the next CCA Cropping Solutions Seminar for free.

Cotton Market Audit Partners

Agworld logoAgworld is an important partner to the Cotton Market Audit and Crop Consultants Australia is appreciative of their support.

Crop Consultants Australia members who use Agworld can conveniently provide data to the Cotton Market Audit by simply granting Agworld permission to provide their records.

Agworld offers agronomists a platform for planning, budgeting and forecasting in the office or mobile device.

Information for Agworld users

A small amount of preparation in the Farm and Paddock setup ensures that all the required data can be provided to the Cotton Market Audit. Agworld generates a report from the data you have entered.

  • Set the region for each property in the Farm Setup
  • Set the area and irrigation information for each paddock
  • Ensure planting activities are entered
  • Convert recommendations to actual throughout the season, or this can be done in bulk at the end of the season
  • Grant permission for Agworld to provide your records to CCA for the Cotton Market Audit (see above)

Agworld Support offers a comprehensive range of resources and videos to assist with Agworld’s agronomy and planning features.

Tip Sheet – How to set up a Farm Company
Tip Sheet – How to create a job from scratch on the Agworld website
Tip Sheet – How to convert to Actual on the Agworld Website
Tip Sheet – How to convert to Actual on the Agworld App
Tip Sheet – How to BULK convert to Actuals on the Agworld website

This project is supported by the Cotton Research & Development Corporation

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