News Archive 2013

  • CHCGIA, Cotton Australia offer scholarships

    Monday, 16th December 2013 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    The Central Highlands Cotton Growers & Irrigators Association (CHCGIA) and Cotton Australia are offering two $10,000 scholarships for students who intend to enrol in the Australian Primary Industries Program at Emerald Agricultural College. Read more »

  • NSW land access: what you need to know, how to get involved

    Friday, 13th December 2013 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    The fog surrounding the issue of access to farming land is beginning to clear, with stakeholders getting smarter about community consultation and farmers reinforcing their rights. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 11 December 2013

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • NFF to hold Blueprint forum this week

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) will this week host its second Blueprint for Australian Agriculture forum, bringing together 130 key industry leaders and decision makers to progress the Blueprint, making key decisions for the future of the agricultural sector and its supply chain. Read more »

  • Call for input from Australia’s Chief Scientist

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Australia’s Chief Scientist is currently undertaking research into the demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills by Australian businesses. There is particular interest in input from the agriculture sector, with limited survey responses to date. Read more »

  • Essential Energy harvest safety pack

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Essential Energy has put together a pack to help everyone working on cotton farms to stay safe this harvest season. Read more »

  • The jolly season – responsibilities of employers

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    HR expert Bob Kellow explains the responsibilities of employers at work functions over the holiday period. Read more »

  • Cotton industry out in force at national rally

    Wednesday, 11th December 2013 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Australia’s cotton industry promoted itself heavily at the recent 28th National Rally for the Campervan & Motorhome Club of Australia. Cotton Australia, CottonInfo and the CSIRO joined forces to promote the industry the Rally, held at the Narrabri Showground in late October. Read more »

  • Spray drift danger to cotton crop

    Monday, 9th December 2013 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Rain events and crop damage prompt Cotton Australia to warn about spray drift. Read more »

  • AGCAP helps youth, growers - Wee Waa event

    Wednesday, 4th December 2013 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia supports the AGCAP program, which engages agricultural cadets in years 11 and 12, providing them with experience and mentoring to set them on the path to a successful career in the industry. An upcoming event at Wee Waa will bring agricultural cadets, growers and agribusiness representatives together in order to work towards a formalised, school-based traineeship. Read more »