News Archive 2017

  • myBMP module highlight: water management

    Wednesday, 25th October 2017 // // Comments (0)

    The water management module covers management of water across many areas - storage, irrigation system design and installation, dryland growing, soil moisture and stormwater. The module provides guidance to help growers make efficiency gains by bringing together the latest research and knowledge on water use and management. Read more »

  • Telcos must step up following ACCC decision on mobile roaming

    Tuesday, 24th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the final decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) not to declare a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia welcomes Kmart Australia’s commitment Sustainable fibre

    Monday, 23rd October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry’s peak grower body, Cotton Australia, has come out in support of Kmart Australia’s announcement to source 100% “more sustainable cotton” by 2020. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 18 October 2017

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

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  • Precision to Decision telecoms and producer reports released

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

    A new report into on-farm telecommunications to secure a digital agriculture future has found that producers are not constrained by technology, but by low levels of awareness and service provider options. Read more »

  • 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 Australia thanks departing Qld Ag Minister

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

    Cotton Australia has expressed thanks to departing Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Economic Development - Bill Byrne - for his support for the industry. 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 »