POWELL, Janine

Janine Powell

Research interests

  • Cotton Farming Systems Research
  • Whole farm models


Janine Powell is a Research Economist based in the Farmingn Systems (North) Unit at the Australian Cotton Research Institute (ACRI), near Narrabri.

She joined the NSW Department of Primary Industries in 2008 as a research economist working with the Cooperative Research Centre for Cotton, Catchments and Communities.
Janine’s focus is to increase the adoption of improved, profitable and sustainable management systems for cotton farming systems in Australia.


  • B.Bus – University of Sydney 2007

Current projects

  • The development of a whole ‘cotton’ farm model to asses the profitability of new integrated pest management systems
  • Impact assessments of the CRC cotton research projects

Professional associations and activities

  • Member of Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES)

Fields of research

  • 140201 Agricultural economics
  • 140205 Environmental & Resource economics

Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC)

Keyword/phrase list of research interests

  • Cotton farming systems
  • Whole farm models