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  • Cotton Matters 8 April 2015

    Tuesday, 7th April 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • NSW growers urged to ‘Look up and Live’ during harvest

    Tuesday, 7th April 2015 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia urges NSW growers to 'Look up and Live' during the busy harvest period, and to always take care when operating around overhead powerlines. Read more »

  • Australian cotton farmers rally to assist Vanuatu survivors of Cyclone Pam

    Tuesday, 7th April 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers from valleys in Southern Queensland and NSW have rallied to collect more than 1600 unused module tarpaulins for survivors of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. Cotton Australia, the Darling Downs Cotton Growers Incorporated (DDCGI) and other CGAs worked with Australian Federal aid agencies to deliver the tarpaulins to Vanuatu for use as temporary shelter. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia and industry proud to sponsor ARLP Course 22, applications open for Course 23

    Tuesday, 7th April 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry is a proud supporter of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) delivered each year by the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF). Auscott Moree General Manager Sean Boland’s participation in the upcoming ARLP Course 22 is sponsored by Cotton Australia and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC). Emerald agronomic consultant Jamie Iker’s participation is sponsored by Auscott and the CRDC. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes NSW Minister, urges action on landholder issues

    Thursday, 2nd April 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the appointment of Niall Blair as NSW Minister for Primary Industries and Minister for Lands and Water, and has urged the State Government to ensure its policies support cotton growers and other landholders. Read more »

  • Transport updates: Easter exemption details and load restraints

    Wednesday, 25th March 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has worked with regulatory authorities and local police to ensure growers are provided with timely updates on Easter transport arrangements for this season. Read more »

  • Growers, industry keen to learn more about Cotton To Market

    Tuesday, 24th March 2015 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Growers from six valleys, plus representatives from six merchants, the CRDC and Cotton Australia, met last week in Sydney for a workshop to update industry on Cotton Australia’s Cotton To Market strategy. The workshop included a report on activity and achievements in the last 12 months, lessons learned and plans for the future. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 25 March 2015

    Monday, 23rd March 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • 457 visa program recommendations welcomed by cotton industry

    Monday, 23rd March 2015 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry has welcomed Australian Government’s recently announced response to the review into the 457 visa program. In a win for agricultural industries, the Australian Government supports the majority of the recommendations put forward by the review, addressing a number of issues Cotton Australia has raised with the Australian Government previously and ensuring it aligns with the position of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), of which Cotton Australia is a member. Read more »

  • Plans ramp-up for RYCOTT 2015 cotton camp

    Monday, 23rd March 2015 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Rotary Youth in Cotton camp will be held at Narromine from April 26-29, 2015. Sixteen students from across the Central West quickly snapped up the places available on the camp, largely as a result of the positive recommendations from ex-RYCOTT students. Read more »