News Archive 2016

  • Cotton Matters 13 January 2016

    Tuesday, 12th January 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Spray drift threat to cotton: industries unite, call for common sense

    Tuesday, 12th January 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Australia’s grains and cotton industries called on growers in both sectors to apply common sense when spraying, following significant damage to the national cotton crop from off-target spray drift. Read more »

  • Spray drift: best practice guidelines, how to report damage and Cotton Australia’s efforts

    Tuesday, 12th January 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Following reports of spray drift damage in each cotton production valley, Cotton Australia is encouraging all growers to follow best practice guides. Affected growers are encouraged to lodge an adverse incident report with the authorities following damage, to assist with Cotton Australia’s awareness and prevention efforts. With many crops flowering (boll filling in the north), Cotton Australia’s annual spray drift awareness campaign is in full swing. Read more »

  • Help boost farm efficiency & productivity: iPads, RM Williams Vouchers up for grabs

    Tuesday, 12th January 2016 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Get your workers to participate in a survey on job satisfaction on-farm, and they could go into the draw to win one of two mini-iPads or three $150 RM Williams vouchers. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes Greens shift on GM crops

    Friday, 8th January 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed reports that The Greens party is open to a change in its policy position on genetically modified crops. Read more »

  • National cotton crop threatened by off-target spray drift

    Friday, 8th January 2016 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Off-target spray drift incidents have swept across Australia's cotton industry, causing tens of millions of dollars in damage and threatening farm businesses. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia assisting hail-affected St George growers

    Friday, 8th January 2016 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is working to help St George growers impacted by a hail storm that struck around St George on Christmas eve. More than 1000ha of cotton was severely damaged, with reports of a further 500ha of lesser damage. Read more »