Cotton Matters

  • Cotton Matters 18 October 2017

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Precision to Decision telecoms and producer reports released

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    A new report into on-farm telecommunications to secure a digital agriculture future has found that producers are not constrained by technology, but by low levels of awareness and service provider options. Read more »

  • Come Clean Go Clean: Bio-Cleanse alternative to Farm Cleanse

    Tuesday, 17th October 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Come Clean Go Clean is one of the simplest yet most effective strategies for minimising the spread of weeds, diseases and pests. Despite Castrol’s decision to discontinue the Farm Cleanse product, an alternative product suitable for the needs of the industry – Bio-Cleanse – is now available. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 4 October 2017

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Funding available: Queensland water efficiency projects

    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Queensland Government as part of its Rural Water Use Efficiency – Irrigation Futures: 2017-18 Program. Under the program, Cotton Australia can offer growers grants of up to $10,000 to purchase water use efficiency technology or services. Read more »

  • How to opt in to BCI for 2018

    Wednesday, 27th September 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    ​Australian growers now have access to premium markets for cotton grown on myBMP (Best Management Practices) certified farms by opting in to BCI. Growers aiming to sell Better Cotton in the 2017/18 season are invited to opt in to the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) now. Read more »

  • Seeking operational staff? Submit your Cotton Gap job ad

    Thursday, 21st September 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Cotton Gap program is a unique opportunity for cotton growers to reach keen operational staff who have just finished school and are interested in either a long-term career in cotton or 12 months employment in the form of a gap year. Read more »

  • Industry-sponsored Nuffield Scholar announced

    Tuesday, 19th September 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Luke McKay from Kununurra, Western Australia received a Nuffield Scholarship last night at an event in Darwin. Supported by Cotton Australia and Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Luke’s research will focus on issues relevant to tropical cotton-growing systems such as double cropping, rotation crops, irrigation methods, staff requirements, machinery requirements, and resource and environmental management. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 20 September 2017

    Tuesday, 19th September 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Funding available: Queensland water efficiency projects – apply now

    Monday, 18th September 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Queensland Government as part of its Rural Water Use Efficiency – Irrigation Futures: 2017-18 Program. Under the program, Cotton Australia can offer growers grants of up to $10,000 to purchase water use efficiency technology or services. Read more »