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  • Cotton Matters 19 April 2017

    Tuesday, 18th April 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Australia to gov: focus on WUE and R&D programs for efficiency

    Tuesday, 18th April 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    In a recent water use efficiency inquiry, Cotton Australia has sent a clear message that the Federal Government should focus on water use efficiency (WUE) measures and investment in research, to help boost the overall productive performance of Australian agriculture, rather than a tool to recover water for the environment. Cotton Australia accompanied the Inquiry’s visit to Darling Downs property 'Leigh-Haven', Gwydir Valley property ‘Keytah’ and the Australian Cotton Research Institute in the Namoi Valley to discuss the cotton industry's intense focus on water use efficiency, which means Australian growers produce 'more crop per drop' than anywhere in the world. Cotton Australia also formally presented to the Inquiry’s Toowoomba hearing. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia pursues improved NBN and SkyMuster services for growers

    Tuesday, 18th April 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called for vast improvements to be made to the National Broadband Network (nbn), in particular nbn’s SkyMuster satellite service, offered to rural and regional users. Technology is no longer a luxury, but an everyday necessity for Australian cotton businesses to compete in the global marketplace. There is still some way to go before the NBN is able to meet the needs of our industry, now and into the future, as we look to new and emerging on-farm technologies. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 5 April 2017

    Tuesday, 4th April 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • NSW AgSkilled program seeking early EOIs

    Tuesday, 4th April 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    $14.7 million in funding has been allocated for vocational training for the NSW cotton and grains industries over three years as part of the AgSkilled program. NSW growers are now invited to submit an early expression of interest. Funding has been made available to on-farm staff and industry professionals for full and part qualifications. Read more »

  • Cotton industry hails long-awaited ACCC inquiry into electricity pricing

    Wednesday, 29th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Australia's cotton industry has welcomed a move by the Australian Government to direct the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to review retail electricity prices. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 22 March 2017

    Tuesday, 21st March 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Awards field day draws cotton growers, industry reps from across two states

    Monday, 20th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    More than 150 cotton growers and industry representatives from NSW and Queensland last week gathered to attend the Monsanto National Cotton Grower of the Year Field Day near Quirindi, NSW. Read more »

  • Kmart Australia the latest brand to take up Aussie cotton

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Kmart Australia has become the latest iconic brand to include Australian cotton in its cotton sourcing strategy. Read more »

  • Potential for growers to save $$$ - electricity tariff trial

    Tuesday, 7th March 2017 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    Want to better understand your electricity costs and maybe save $$$ on your farm electricity bill? Participate in Ag Tariff Trial Read more »