News Archive 2014

  • Applications now open for Horizon Scholarship

    Tuesday, 9th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Students entering their first year of an agriculture-related university degree in 2015 are encouraged to apply for the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation’s (RIRDC) Horizon Scholarship. In affiliation with a number of industry sponsors, RIRDC will offer students $5000 per annum for the duration of their degree. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 26 November 2014

    Tuesday, 25th November 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Draft Emissions Reduction Fund methods: fertiliser efficiency and soil carbon sequestration

    Tuesday, 25th November 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Department of the Environment has released two draft greenhouse gas emissions reduction methods designed for use by the agricultural sector under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). The Department is seeking comments by December 12, 2014 Read more »

  • Winners announced at 2014 ArchiBull Prize awards ceremony

    Tuesday, 25th November 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The fourth year of Art4Agriculture’s ArchiBull Prize competition has come to a close following the announcement of 2014’s winners at the national awards ceremony on November 14 at Homebush. Despite the 40°C heat, Sydney Olympic Park received an excellent turn-out of students, teachers and industry representatives, all eager to see how the hard work of the schools has paid off. Read more »

  • Paddock to Plate event a huge success

    Tuesday, 25th November 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia was proud to support the Wee Waa High School Paddock to Plate fundraising dinner. The event was on October 24, 2014, and showcased locally-grown produce prepared by the students. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia sees Clontarf mentor program up close

    Tuesday, 25th November 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Last week staff and students of the Clontarf Foundation hosted Cotton Australia at Moree, seeing first-hand how the Foundation works to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal men. Read more »

  • New report tracks the Australian cotton industry’s sustainability

    Thursday, 20th November 2014 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry has today launched the Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report – tracking the industry’s social, economic and environmental footprint. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes NSW Government response to Chief Scientist’s recommendations

    Thursday, 13th November 2014 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    The cotton industry has welcomed the NSW Government’s response to the Chief Scientist & Engineer’s recommendations for coal seam gas (CSG) exploration and extraction, and the release of its NSW Gas Plan. Read more »

  • Nematodes attract international specialists

    Wednesday, 12th November 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    It may not be something which you would like to be known for but Theodore’s cotton paddocks are attracting the attention of international specialists in plant pathology. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 12 November 2014

    Tuesday, 11th November 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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