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  • Cotton Conference draws hundreds of growers from across Australia

    Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    The Australian Cotton Conference will attract more than 1300 attendees, of which more than a third will be cotton growers, when it is held in August. The 17th Australian Cotton Conference – Our Fibre, Our Focus, Our Future, will be held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach, Queensland, August 5 through 7, 2014. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 23 July 2014

    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Call for growers to participate in the Cotton Comparative Analysis

    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The CRDC, in conjunction with Boyce Chartered Accountants, is starting its data collection process for the 2014 Cotton Comparative Analysis. Read more »

  • Carbon Tax, chemicals: major wins for growers in Canberra

    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia welcomes the repeal of the Carbon Tax, and the introduction of new farm chemicals legislation. Cotton Australia has worked alongside the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), of which Cotton Australia is a member, and our allies to ensure the voice of growers was heard in the hallways of Federal Parliament. Read more »

  • Qld Competition Authority short-changes irrigators after Carbon Tax repeal

    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Following the repeal of the Carbon Tax by Federal Parliament last week, Cotton Australia has called on the Queensland Government to ensure all the resultant savings will reach cotton growers and other farmers. Read more »

  • Queensland cotton growers operating in drought declared areas may be eligible for waiver

    Monday, 21st July 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Ergon Energy has announced a range of drought relief measures, and growers may be eligible for waivers of part or all of their Ergon fixed electricity charges. Read more »

  • Cotton education resources well received at the national science teachers conference

    Monday, 21st July 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia’s education resources were distributed to science teachers at the Australian Science Teachers Association’s CONASTA Conference at the University of Adelaide, 6 – 9 July, 2014. The resources were made available at the Primary Industries Education Foundation (PIEF) stand. Read more »

  • International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) - Cotton This Month Reports

    Tuesday, 8th July 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    At the beginning of each month the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) release the ‘Cotton This Month’ report. The report provides information on the latest events affecting the world cotton market and presents up-to-date supply, demand and price projections. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 9 July 2014

    Tuesday, 8th July 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Farm Management Deposits Scheme improvements to benefit growers

    Tuesday, 8th July 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    From July 1, 2014, growers can access the modified and improved Farm Management Deposits Scheme. Changes have been made by the Federal Government to allow farmers to benefit from higher thresholds of income quarantining during good years, and to manage tax obligations over a number of years. Cotton Australia has worked hard to advocate for improvements on behalf of growers, and welcomes benefits the amendments will bring. Read more »