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  • Cotton growers call for Native Veg Bill to be scrapped, Govt to consult agriculture

    Monday, 23rd May 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called for controversial Queensland native vegetation legislation to be rejected outright, and the Queensland Government to consult adequately with stakeholders before it considers bringing refreshed legislation to Parliament. Read more »

  • Your chance to participate in a fully-funded welding course in Boggabilla, Moree

    Wednesday, 18th May 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    TAFE New England is seeking expressions of interest to gauge interest in a fully-funded welding course. The course is being offered at no cost to participants. Cotton Australia encourages growers and farm workers to submit an EOI to TAFE New England by June 10, 2016. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 18 May 2016

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Australia’s grower-led research model showcased at World Cotton Research Conference

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry’s research, direction and extension model was showcased at the World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC) in Brazil earlier this month. Cotton Australia CEO, Adam Kay, presented as a keynote speaker on how the Australian cotton industry connects growers with research. Read more »

  • Australian cotton sustainability credentials showcased with influential global brands and retailers

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia Cotton to Market Project Lead, Brooke Summers, and CRDC R&D Program Manager Allan Williams, attended the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) annual meeting in Denmark last week to present the Australian cotton story and learn more about where the world is heading in terms of assessing sustainability throughout the supply chain. Read more »

  • UQ Gatton cotton supply chain tour hugely successful

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    More than 50 University of Queensland (UQ) agribusiness students were given a first-hand look into many aspects of the cotton supply chain at a recent cotton industry tour. The event, hosted by Cotton Australia, was made possible with the support of a number of growers and industry personnel, and encouraged the students to consider the wide-range of career opportunities in cotton. Read more »

  • Theodore State School students cotton-on to curriculum project

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia worked with growers and agronomists in the Theodore area to deliver cotton and agriculture lessons to students at Theodore State School. The highly successful project commenced in term 4 last year and finished at the end of term 1, 2016, and involved two sessions per week. Read more »

  • Backpacker Tax announcement delays certainty for cotton growers, farmers

    Tuesday, 17th May 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The issue of the Backpacker Tax remains a key election issue for cotton growers and other Australian farmers, despite today’s announcement of a delay in the process, according to Cotton Australia. Read more »

  • WHS workshops: Theodore, Emerald, Cecil Plains and Murgon

    Thursday, 12th May 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Again this season, Cotton Australia is running a series of workshops to help growers understand their legal and industry obligations in terms of work health and safety (WHS) and human resources. Read more »

  • Boost to cotton research underpins need to maintain R&D funding: Cotton Australia

    Wednesday, 11th May 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the announcement of a boost of more than $5 million to research and development for the industry. Read more »