News Archive 2017

  • Cotton Matters - December 13, 2017

    Tuesday, 12th December 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Central Highlands new grower workshops

    Tuesday, 12th December 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Eighteen new and returning cotton growers recently attended workshops in the Central Highlands designed to make the 2017-18 season easier. Read more »

  • Qld Cabinet announced - time for action: cotton industry

    Tuesday, 12th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the announcement of the Queensland Government's cabinet line-up, and calls for action on key outstanding issues. Read more »

  • Recent rain increases threat of spray drift for farmers in Southern Valleys

    Friday, 8th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Recent rain in Southern NSW has pushed the threat of off-target spray drift for the new cotton season to very high levels, according to Cotton Australia. Read more »

  • Basin Plan Implementation Agenda deserves support: cotton industry

    Wednesday, 6th December 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called for ongoing bipartisan support for the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The call follows the announcement by Assistant Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, of a six-point Implementation Agenda in order to complete the delivery of the Basin Plan. Read more »

  • Crucial research & policy priorities discussed at General Meeting

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    At Cotton Australia’s General Meeting, held in Sydney last week, member representatives gave important feedback to the organisation and CRDC on grower preferences for research priorities. Read more »

  • Water inquiries: Cotton Australia working on behalf of industry

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Following negative media stories on the irrigation industry, Cotton Australia has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure the voice of growers and others in the industry is heard by key opinion leaders. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 29 November 2017

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Central Queensland Irrigation Big Day Out

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Earlier this month growers from the Central Highlands and Dawson Valleys banded together to host the ‘Central Queensland Irrigation Big Day Out’. Read more »

  • Changes to NSW, Qld biosecurity legislation

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    New changes to biosecurity legislation in NSW and Queensland will have important implications for cotton growers, consultants, researchers and contractors. With the commencement of the NSW Biosecurity Act 2015 (1 July 2017) and the Queensland Biosecurity Act 2014 (1 July 2016), all individuals whose activities create biosecurity risks now have a legal responsibility to manage these risks. Read more »