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  • Cotton Matters 28 January 2015

    Tuesday, 27th January 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Australia regional mid-season reports 2014-15

    Tuesday, 27th January 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    While the season has been tough for most growers to date, the news is not all bad for the cotton industry. The crop on the Darling Downs (Queensland) and in the Riverina district (NSW) has benefited from rain, and have produced the highlights in a very challenging season. Here’s a snapshot of how cotton is fairing, valley by valley, as at mid-January 2015. Read more »

  • Emissions Reduction Fund: fertiliser efficiency in irrigated cotton’ method

    Tuesday, 27th January 2015 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Over the past year the Federal Department of the Environment has made available new greenhouse gas emissions reduction methods for use under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). You may be aware that a new greenhouse gas emission reduction method, 'fertiliser efficiency in irrigated cotton' released in December 2015. Here's what you need to know before signing up. Read more »

  • National Cotton Grower of the Year Field Day: Thursday 12 March, 2015 at Hillston, NSW

    Friday, 23rd January 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia invites growers and industry to attend the upcoming National Cotton Grower of the Year Field Day to be held on Thursday 12 March, 2015. The event will be hosted at Tim and Sally Watson’s farm (Sunland Agriculture) near Hillston, NSW. The Watsons (pictured) are the recipients of the Monsanto Cotton Grower of the Year Award announced at the 2014 Australian Cotton Industry Awards night. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia calls for northern representation in Murray-Darling Basin Authority

    Friday, 23rd January 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the appointment of former South Australian politician Neil Andrew AO as the new Chair of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA), but has again expressed extreme disappointment the MDBA Board has no northern basin representation. Read more »

  • Call to protect vital water resources for Queensland farmers

    Thursday, 22nd January 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The state’s cotton growers have called on all parties to protect water resources for farmers following the January 31 election. Read more »

  • Call to end ‘electricity death spiral’ for Queensland farmers post-election

    Thursday, 15th January 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The cotton industry has called on political parties to address the urgent need for electricity tariff reform immediately following the state election. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters January 14 2015

    Tuesday, 13th January 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Opportunities to represent our industry at the 2015 Sydney Royal Easter Show

    Monday, 12th January 2015 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia will have a stand again this year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show (March 26 to April 8, 2015). On behalf of the industry, Cotton Australia invests in the event to tell the great story of our industry, and connect with the public and showgoers in a positive and meaningful way. Each year we rely on the strong support of the industry and volunteers to ensure we have a mix of knowledgeable and passionate people on hand to engage with curious showgoers. Opportunities are available for adults and children to volunteer. Would you like to get involved? Read more »

  • Queensland election important for cotton industry’s future

    Friday, 9th January 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Queensland’s cotton growers will see the results of the state’s January 31 election as a barometer for the future of the sector, according to the industry’s peak representative group, Cotton Australia. Read more »