Cotton Matters

  • Cotton Matters - 21 February, 2018

    Tuesday, 20th February 2018 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • Energy Savers program extension

    Tuesday, 20th February 2018 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    The Queensland Government’s Energy Savers Plus program has been extended. The program’s objective is to assist farmers to reduce energy costs by accelerating the adoption of improvements in on-farm energy use. Read more »

  • Advanced spray training course dates released

    Tuesday, 20th February 2018 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Advanced Spray Training courses run by Craig Day, an experienced spray specialist from Spray Safe and Save, are being offered to NSW grain and cotton growers, farm staff, contractors and advisors, fully funded through the AgSkilled program. They consist of two parts: a one-day workshop; plus a workplace visit later that week. The course meets the requirements for NSW chemical user accreditation. Read more »

  • Spray drift campaign continues to grow

    Tuesday, 20th February 2018 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    As the area of crops reported to have been hit by off-target spray drift increases, Cotton Australia has continued to expand its response, and is working closely with state and federal regulators. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 24 January, 2018

    Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • Imported pickers a potential biosecurity hazard

    Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    It pays to be cautious when taking on used pickers imported from the United States. While Australian quarantine procedures are thorough and should prevent the entry of bugs, disease and weeds, the threat of pest incursion is still real. Read more »

  • CGA windows for Silverleaf Whitefly

    Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Industry data from Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) resistance monitoring showed an increase in pyriproxyfen (e.g. Admiral) resistance for the 2016-17 cotton season. Read more »

  • Minister opens new Cotton Australia office

    Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Newly appointed Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries, the Hon Mark Furner, discussed several issues of importance to cotton growers when he formally opened Cotton Australia’s new Toowoomba office last week. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia tackling spray drift in multiple valleys

    Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    With reports of widespread damage to cotton from spray drift in the Macquarie Valley, Darling Downs and Northern and Southern NSW, Cotton Australia’s spray drift campaign has been turbo-charged. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 10 January, 2018

    Tuesday, 9th January 2018 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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