Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia, in conjunction with the Southern Valleys Cotton Growers Association, extended growers and industry an invitation to attend the upcoming grower and industry day scheduled for 11am, Wednesday 18 February, 2015. Cotton Australia thanks the Stott family for hosting the event at Point Farms, Darlington Point.Read More →
Sydney, Australia -Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay discusses the organisation’s major achievements at the General Meeting in Brisbane, November 2014: Cotton Australia’s core business is to champion the interests of growers and the industry to powerful politicians, regulators and policy makers. Our team has worked tirelessly on behalf of growers over the course of 2014 to […]Read More →
Global Fashion Trends Seminars Share Cotton Story with Australian Fashion Designers, Labels & Brands.
Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia joined forces with Cotton Incorporated in December 2014 to bring a global cotton trends seminar to Australia for the first time. The events were designed to inspire designers and brands to apply cotton fabrics to innovative and emerging garment designs, silhouettes, patternsRead More →
Sydney, Australia – More than 50 growers and industry leaders attended the General Meeting held in Brisbane at the end of November. The meeting provided an opportunity for growers and industry representatives to gather to discuss how Cotton Australia has been working on the industry’s behalf, and hearRead More →
Sydney, Australia – The Australian cotton industry has launched its first Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report – tracking the industry’s social, economic and environmental footprint.Read More →
Australia / Greece – Cotton Australia Policy Manager, Michael Murray, presented the Australian cotton story at the International Cotton Advisory Committee’s 73rd Plenary Meeting held at Thessaloniki, Greece (November 2-7, 2014). The presentation to ICAC delegates focussed on the Australian cotton industry’s efforts to strengthen our brand in the global textiles market. Mr Murray discussed the […]Read More →
Australia / China – Part of its Cotton to Market strategy, Cotton Australia hosted a trade display to sell the attributes of Australian cotton including quality, reliability, short shipping times, environmental responsibility and our involvement with the Cotton LEADS and Better Cotton Initiative programs. “This was the first time we’d attended Intertextile, the largest trade show […]Read More →
Sydney, Australia- Growers are urged to use the CottonMap service to alert their neighbours and spray contractors about the location of cotton fields, which are particularly susceptible to phenoxy herbicide spray drift. CottonMap is a valuable resource but it requires input from farmers. Cotton growers can log on to indicate which fields will be growing cotton this season. […]Read More →
Cotton Australia Meets With Queensland Government Representatives To Progress Discussions Of Issues.
Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia hosted a dinner with representatives of the Queensland Government and key agricultural allies, a great opportunity to discuss in depth issues affecting our growers, including electricity costs, water and planning. Cotton Australia was represented by Board members and key staff.Read More →
Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia has welcomed the State Government’s announcement this week of changes to amend the Queensland Strategic Cropping Land Framework. The changes – jointly announced by Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney, Agriculture Minister John McVeigh and Natural Resources Minister Andrew Cripps – would increase the area of land protected in the state by […]Read More →