News Archive 2017

  • Cotton Matters 22 March 2017

    Tuesday, 21st March 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton industry engaged in Precision to Decision agriculture workshop

    Tuesday, 21st March 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    A number of cotton’s leading growers and industry representatives attended a recent workshop in Tamworth as part of a large project called Accelerating Precision Agriculture to Decision Agriculture. CRDC is coordinating the project, which is bringing together all agriculture RDCs, the CSIRO, a number of universities and the Australian Farm Institute for the first time to position agriculture in the big data space. Read more »

  • Awards field day draws cotton growers, industry reps from across two states

    Monday, 20th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    More than 150 cotton growers and industry representatives from NSW and Queensland last week gathered to attend the Monsanto National Cotton Grower of the Year Field Day near Quirindi, NSW. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 8 March, 2017

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • Plant Health Australia visits Moree

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Plant Health Australia (PHA) leads the coordinated response to plant pest and disease incursions. The PHA Board recently took a day out from meetings to head to the field, see cotton operations for themselves and discuss biosecurity issues. Read more »

  • Cotton On focus on sustainable sourcing

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Australian retail giant Cotton On Group is this month launch an internal campaign on on its sustainability and ethical sourcing programs, including its policy to source Better Cotton as part of a long term sustainable cotton strategy. Read more »

  • Cotton represented in corridors of power in Canberra

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay recently made a presentation to more than 100 staff from the Department of Agriculture & Water Resources in Canberra. Read more »

  • Kmart Australia the latest brand to take up Aussie cotton

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Kmart Australia has become the latest iconic brand to include Australian cotton in its cotton sourcing strategy. Read more »

  • Southern valleys transport forums: March 27 & 28

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is running transport forums for growers and transport contractors in the southern valleys later this month. The forums will feature expert speakers from NSW Roads & Maritime Services, the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and local Police Highway Patrol. Read more »

  • Potential for growers to save $$$ - electricity tariff trial

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    Want to better understand your electricity costs and maybe save $$$ on your farm electricity bill? Participate in Ag Tariff Trial Read more »