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  • Registered for your local Cotton Australia WHS workshop?

    Thursday, 1st October 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is running a series of pre-season workshops to help growers understand their legal and industry obligations in terms of work health and safety (WHS) and human resources. The one-day workshop will help you understand safety legislation and how it needs to be applied to your farm – in plain language. Read more »

  • Local management for water welcome news for Queensland cotton growers

    Thursday, 1st October 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed today’s announcement that four Queensland water management schemes have been approved to continue the journey towards Local Management Arrangement (LMA). Read more »

  • Australian agricultural innovation recognised on the world stage

    Wednesday, 30th September 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has congratulated CropLife Australia after the organisation received international recognition for its innovative Pollinator Protection Initiative at the 2015 International Agrow Awards held in London on September 18, 2015. Read more »

  • New CottonInfo RDO for the Darling Downs: Annabel Twine

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    Annabel Twine joins the CottonInfo team from early November as the new Regional Development Officer (RDO) for the Darling Downs. Read more »

  • Cotton Pest Management Guide 2015-16 released by CottonInfo

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry’s resource for insect, mite and weed control, disease prevention, biosecurity and spray application - the 2015-16 Cotton Pest Management Guide – is now available to growers. Read more »

  • Soil compaction and the John Deere 7760

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    A project researching soil compaction has highlighted the benefits of implementing a controlled traffic farming (CTF) system to help reduce compaction for users of the John Deere 7760 harvester. Read more »

  • Meet Dr Janelle Montgomery and Dr Lance Pendergast

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    Dr Janelle Montgomery (NSW) and Dr Lance Pendergast (Queensland) are the myBMP water management module leads and CottonInfo water use efficiency (WUE) technical specialists. Read more »

  • How to opt-in to BCI for 2016

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) requires growers to opt-in and provide additional information annually. Read more »

  • myBMP module highlight: water management

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    The water management module covers management of water across many areas - storage, irrigation system design and installation, dryland growing, soil moisture and stormwater. The module provides guidance to help growers make efficiency gains by bringing together the latest research and knowledge on water use and management. Read more »

  • Cardale case study: increased efficiencies, myBMP certification and access to BCI

    Thursday, 24th September 2015 // // Comments (0)

    Mike Carberry is a third generation Australian cotton farmer with a 5000-hectare myBMP-certified property near Narrabri NSW. The farm’s myBMP certification allows Mike to sell his cotton as part of the global Better Cotton Initiative (BCI). Mike says that Australia’s involvement with the Better Cotton Initiative is important to our industry because we’ve got a premium world product, grown with great respect for the environment and our people. Read more »