News Archive 2011

  • Certificate 11/111 in Agriculture Traineeships for Aboriginal people now available

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    The Cotton Catchment Communities CRC has been successful in receiving funding for 4-5 Aboriginal people to undertake a 12 month traineeship in Certificate II / III in Agriculture. Read more »

  • Understanding myBMP

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    One of the common myBMP myths is that once a property is registered on myBMP it then must undergo certification. Read more »

  • GVIA’s Annual Irrigation Field Day on 15 December

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    The GVIA field day for 2011 “Innovation in Irrigation” will be held at “Keytah”, Watercourse Rd, Moree on Thursday Afternoon, 15 December, 2011 Read more »

  • Darling Downs Day Out

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia’s continued interest and investment in mental health moves to the Darling Downs this week, as we invite the wider community to attend a special inspirational presentation. Read more »

  • Vale Ken Long 1960 ? 2011

    Thursday, 8th December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Ken Long found his way into the cotton industry in the early 1980’s as the industry was rapidly expanding in northern NSW. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters ? 1 December 2011

    Thursday, 1st December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Long wait ends for MDB plan Read more »

  • Long wait ends for MDB plan

    Thursday, 1st December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    After waiting for so long to finally see the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s detailed analysis and scientific supporting evidence, the Basin Plan fails to justify any significant reductions in water availability. Read more »

  • Skies open in North West NSW

    Thursday, 1st December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Some of the heaviest, most consistent rain seen in the area for some time has fallen across a wide area of the State’s North West this week. Read more »

  • Cotton gets back on the road

    Thursday, 1st December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    As the Cotton Industry prepares for what has all the signs of another record breaking season, the logistics of moving the largest crop on record from cotton gins to warehouses and ports has been made a lot easier following a decision this week by the NSW Government to relax the rules for maximum trailer load widths of cotton bales transported on NSW roads. Read more »

  • APVMA Suspends Diuron

    Thursday, 1st December 2011 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    On 28 November 2011, the APVMA suspended the use of diuron in high risk situations such as use in irrigation channels, drainage ditches, driveways, fencelines and other industrial or non-agricultural uses, and spraying tropical crops during the wet season. Read more »