News Archive 2017

  • Cotton Matters 18 October 2017

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Precision to Decision telecoms and producer reports released

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    A new report into on-farm telecommunications to secure a digital agriculture future has found that producers are not constrained by technology, but by low levels of awareness and service provider options. Read more »

  • Come Clean Go Clean: Bio-Cleanse alternative to Farm Cleanse

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Come Clean Go Clean is one of the simplest yet most effective strategies for minimising the spread of weeds, diseases and pests. Despite Castrol’s decision to discontinue the Farm Cleanse product, an alternative product suitable for the needs of the industry – Bio-Cleanse – is now available. Read more »

  • SA water mismanagement revelations at a critical time for MDBP: Cotton Australia

    Monday, 9th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has expressed disappointment at media reports that South Australia withheld 45 giglatres of environmental water intended for the Murray Darling Basin, instead diverting it further south for residential and irrigator use. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia thanks departing Qld Ag Minister

    Monday, 9th October 2017 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has expressed thanks to departing Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Economic Development - Bill Byrne - for his support for the industry. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes SDL project announcement

    Thursday, 5th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed an announcement by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) regarding environmental water efficiency projects which could result in an adjustment to sustainable diversion limits (SDL) in the southern Basin. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 4 October 2017

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Funding available: Queensland water efficiency projects

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Queensland Government as part of its Rural Water Use Efficiency – Irrigation Futures: 2017-18 Program. Under the program, Cotton Australia can offer growers grants of up to $10,000 to purchase water use efficiency technology or services. Read more »

  • Click 2.0 photo and video comp puts Aussie cotton in focus

    Wednesday, 27th September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has launched the Click 2.0 photo and video competition, an opportunity for participants to capture beautiful moments from the 2017-18 Australian cotton season. Read more »

  • myBMP module highlight: Sustainable Natural Landscape (Natural Assets)

    Wednesday, 27th September 2017 // // Comments (0)

    The myBMP Sustainable Natural Landscape (Natural Assets) module provides growers with a framework for managing natural assets across the whole farm to achieve better environmental and production outcomes. The module focuses on the non-cropping areas of the farm and identifies legislative requirements and recommended best practices for soil, water and biodiversity. Both Queensland and NSW have legal requirements associated with clearing native vegetation, modifying riverine areas and controlling invasive plants and animals. Read more »