News Archive 2013

  • Cotton growers, contractors urged to get transport permits early

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Following discussions with The Queensland and NSW Transport Departments, Cotton Australia strongly advise growers and picking contractors who intend to move JD 7760 pickers in NSW (either “walking” or “floating”) during the coming season that they apply early for their NSW Permits. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 23 December 2013

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • AGCAP meet and greet, Wee Waa

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The AGCAP program recently held an event at Wee Waa High School, attracting 13 Year 10 students from Wee Waa and Narrabi High Schools seeking work in the agricultural sector while completing senior school studies. Read more »

  • CottonInfo Southern Plains Farm Tour

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia Regional Manager Sandy Young was on deck for the recent CottonInfo Southern Plains Farm Tour, visiting 'Yarrabah' and 'Berwicks' in the Upper Namoi. Read more »

  • Teach The Teacher comes to Goondiwindi

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Macintyre Valley Cotton Growers Association will host an industry bus tour for teachers and their families to kick off what is sure to mark another year of successful collaboration between the Association and the local schools. Read more »

  • Archibull Awards a success

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The efforts of cotton schools were highlighted at the recent winners ceremony for the Archibull Awards, Art4Agriculture's program to engage secondary and primary school students in agricultural and environmental awareness through art, design, creativity and teamwork. Read more »

  • QCA determination to force Qld energy prices up

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    A draft determination has been made on electricity prices for Queensland energy users for 2014-2015 which will ratchet up the pressure on the costs of production for primary producers, according to the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and Cotton Australia. Read more »

  • Legislation aims to strengthen RDCs

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Federal Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce has announced the passing of several legislative amendments aimed to assist Research and Development Corporations (RDCs) deliver improved services to levy payers and to reduce the red tape burden on industry. Read more »

  • 2013 - a challenging year in review

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    As the year draws to a close, Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay reviews the past 12 months' challenges and the achievements of the industry and the organisation that works hard to represent grower interests. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia appoints agriculture, policy experts

    Friday, 20th December 2013 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has strengthened its team with the appointment of two specialists to its Toowoomba and Sydney offices. Read more »