Cotton Matters

  • Cotton Matters 9 August 2017

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Broadband performance monitoring: call for volunteers

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    In the last few months, both the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and CHOICE have embarked on monitoring projects in recognition of the significant issues consumers have been experiencing when selecting and using internet services. There is a critical need for accurate, independent and comparable information on performance. Both projects are currently calling for expressions of interest from potential volunteers. Read more »

  • Have your say: area-wide management plans for Silverleaf whitefly

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Cotton Australia-facilitated TIMS (Transgenic and Insect Management Strategies) Committee recently wrote to each Southern CGA (excluding Central Queensland) to request grower feedback on a regional 30-day window for pyriproxyfen application to address emerging resistance risks for Silverleaf whitefly (SLW). Growers are encouraged to discuss the issue directly with their local CGA representatives (noting that the process has already taken place in some valleys). Read more »

  • Four Corners update

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Since the screening of the Four Corners program ‘Pumped’ over a fortnight ago, the Australian irrigation industry and the cotton industry has been under sustained pressure from a number of environmental NGOs, media and some politicians. Read more »

  • Highlights from the Cotton Collective 2017

    Thursday, 27th July 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    More than 500 cotton growers from across Queensland and NSW flocked to Griffith (NSW) this week to discuss issues of importance facing the industry and catch up on the latest developments in farming. Read more »

  • Cotton Collective 2017 (view agenda here)

    Monday, 24th July 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Matters 26 July 2017

    Monday, 24th July 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Matters 12 July 2017

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  • Cotton Matters 28 June 2017

    Tuesday, 27th June 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Moura Teach the Teacher event a huge success

    Tuesday, 27th June 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    More than 30 teachers and staff from Moura State School, Moura State High School and Theodore State School converged on the Hutchinson family’s cotton property ‘Glendale’, Moura, on June 7 to learn about the district’s cotton industry. The event was organised by Cotton Australia and supported by the Dawson Valley CGA. Read more »