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  • Cotton Matters 18 October 2017

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

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  • SA water mismanagement revelations at a critical time for MDBP: Cotton Australia

    Monday, 9th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has expressed disappointment at media reports that South Australia withheld 45 giglatres of environmental water intended for the Murray Darling Basin, instead diverting it further south for residential and irrigator use. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes SDL project announcement

    Thursday, 5th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed an announcement by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) regarding environmental water efficiency projects which could result in an adjustment to sustainable diversion limits (SDL) in the southern Basin. 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 »

  • Click 2.0 photo and video comp puts Aussie cotton in focus

    Wednesday, 27th September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has launched the Click 2.0 photo and video competition, an opportunity for participants to capture beautiful moments from the 2017-18 Australian cotton season. 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 »

  • Employment program to bridge gap between school leavers and employers

    Monday, 25th September 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers seeking operational staff to work on their farm are encouraged to connect with school leavers as part of the 2018 Cotton Gap program. 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 »