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  • myBMP support available at the Cotton Conference

    Thursday, 28th July 2016 // // Comments (0)

    There is strong, growing interest in the benefits of participating in the myBMP program, and a lot of hype about the participation of Australian cotton growers in the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). Read more »

  • Cotton Conference program highlights: myBMP workshops

    Thursday, 28th July 2016 // // Comments (0)

    The myBMP (Best Management Practices) team is presenting on a range of topics at the Australian Cotton Conference, to be held from August 2-4, 2016, on the Gold Coast. Growers interested in learning more about the myBMP program, including farm safety issues, fast tracking myBMP certification, top tips from auditors and an opportunity to engage with myBMP support staff, are encouraged to attend the ‘People Power’ workshop. Read more »

  • Come see Cotton Australia at the Conference Trade Hall

    Thursday, 28th July 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Cotton Australia team will be on deck at the Australian Cotton Conference exhibition trade hall - site 207. The stand is jam-packed with a number of great opportunities for growers and industry personnel to get involved. Be sure to come past and say g’day. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia appoints Claudia Vicary as Graduate Policy Officer

    Wednesday, 27th July 2016 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has appointed Claudia Vicary as a Graduate Policy Officer to contribute to the development of the organisation’s key policy positions that protect and advance the interests of cotton growers. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters July 27 2016

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Australia leadership briefs Southern NSW growers on latest activities, myBMP

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Senior Cotton Australia Board and staff members met with more than 25 growers from southern NSW last week to brief attendees on the organisation's key initiatives and plans for the future. Growers also heard about how they can participate in the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) via the myBMP (Best Management Practices) program. Read more »

  • Tackling regional telecommunications issues: we need your help

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    In response to concerns raised at Cotton Australia’s recent General Meeting, the organisation’s policy team is working to address the telecommunications issues faced in rural and regional areas. Cotton Australia seeks your help at next week’s Australian Cotton Conference to map problem areas around your farm and local community. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia represents growers at Essential Energy meeting

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is the voice for growers on Essential Energy's newly-formed Customer Advocacy Group (CAG), a 10-member panel tasked with providing the electricity network with feedback on various issues, including tariff reforms. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia attends launch of IKEA Sustainability Report

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia’s Cotton to Market Project Lead, Brooke Summers, represented the organisation at the launch of IKEA’s Sustainability Report in Sydney. The report includes a commitment to continuing 100% sourcing of sustainably-produced cotton. Read more »

  • New farmer protections from unfair terms in contracts

    Tuesday, 26th July 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced that from November 12, 2016, a new law comes into effect that will protect farmers and small businesses from unfair contract terms. The law will apply to a standard form contract entered into or renewed on or after November 12. Read more »