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  • Cotton Matters 25 January 2017

    Tuesday, 24th January 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • 9-round module restraint system approved for use in Queensland

    Tuesday, 24th January 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The 9-round module load restraint system is now approved for use under permit in Queensland. The system continues to be approved for usage in NSW and has been operating in the state for the past three seasons. The system allows for the transport of cotton modules, with a load height of up to 4.6m, in roadtrain configuration. Read more »

  • Cotton and grains industries unite to tackle spray drift

    Tuesday, 24th January 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has joined with GrainGrowers to urge all farmers to take action to prevent off-target spray drift following significant damage across Northern NSW. The risk to cotton from Group I herbicides, such as 2,4-D, is heightened with rainfall events and storms in some districts. Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay encourages all farmers to use best practice guides and tools to prevent damage to neighbouring farms from spray drift. Read more »

  • $14.7 million training funding win for NSW growers

    Tuesday, 24th January 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The NSW Government has announced a $14.7 million investment in training for the cotton and grain industries across the state. The funding is part of the NSW Government’s Ag Skilled strategy, developed in close consultation with Cotton Australia and the GRDC and will be allocated over a three-year period under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled training program. Read more »

  • Australian cotton the solution to NSW paramedics’ uniform woes

    Wednesday, 18th January 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    NSW cotton growers have called on the state's ambulance service to specify Australian cotton for its paramedics' uniforms, in order to keep first responders cool in hot and testing conditions. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 11 January 2017

    Tuesday, 10th January 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Have your say on poor telecommunications in the bush

    Tuesday, 10th January 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is researching telecommunications problems experienced by growers in order to improve services, and we need your help. We are asking growers to outline their experiences with internet connectivity, particularly the nbn. The information will be to be used to help Cotton Australia demonstrate and resolve the range of telecommunications issues faced by cotton farmers and their communities, and the limitations this can place on productivity. Read more »