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CSIRO’s Cotton Field to Fabric Training Course Well Received.

By   /  October 2, 2014  /  Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia  – CSIRO’s Cotton Field to Fabric training course was held late last month at the organisation’s facilities at Geelong, Victoria. The highly respected course covers all aspects of the cotton production process, including fibre properties, agronomy, harvesting and ginning, classing, global marketing, spinning and yarn manufacture and environmental issues. CSIRO specialists and scientists, […]

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Cotton Industry Nuffield Scholars Announced for 2015.

By   /  October 2, 2014  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Two Australian cotton growers – Matt McVeigh (Dalby, Queensland) and Tom Quigley (Trangie, NSW) – have each been awarded a prestigious 2015 Nuffield scholarship supported by Cotton Australia and the CRDC. Nuffield Australia provides this opportunity to Australian farmers to travel overseas on an agricultural research scholarship. It is a 16-week program […]

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Cotton Industry of Australia Supports Natural Fibre Clothing Competition.

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia is a supporter of the 2014 Natural Fibres Creations ‘make & model’ competition. The competition celebrates the valuable work and contribution of student fashion designers who make and model their own natural fibre creations. Enthusiastic and talented students took their designs from concept to catwalk at the competition held at […]

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Cotton Australia Provides Scholarships for Young Cotton Growers to Attend the NFF 2014 National Congress.

By   /  September 8, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia is providing a number of scholarships for young Australian cotton growers to travel to Canberra and attend the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) 2014 National Congress. The event, themed ‘Producing our Future’, will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena in Canberra from 20-21 October, 2014. The

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Biggest Australian Cotton Conference Concludes, Industry Hails its Success.

By   /  August 18, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Australia’s cotton industry has hailed the success of the Australian Cotton Conference, held over three days last week at the Gold Coast Conference & Exhibition Centre. The conference is a joint initiative of Cotton Australia and the Australian Cotton Shippers Association. Cotton Australia CEO Adam Kay says the 17th Australian Cotton Conference […]

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Cotton Conference 2014: Our Future – a New World for Cotton.

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The Our Future – A New World for Cotton session presented by the Australian Cotton Conference, gave attendees an insight into the global cotton world market into the future. Session chair Eimear McDonagh (Board member, Australian Cotton Shippers Association), introduced the first speaker Michael Whitehead (Director – Agribusiness Research Institutional, ANZ Insights). […]

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Australian Cotton Industry Awards Recipients Announced.

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – More than 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the recipients of the 2014 Australian Cotton Industry Awards at a ceremony held at the Gold Coast. The Awards program recognises excellence and achievement in Australia’s cotton industry throughout the supply chain, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, consultants, agronomists and researchers. The 2014 […]

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Cotton Conference 2014: Australian Cotton Well-Placed in the Global Fibre Market.

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The resounding message from the Our Fibre – The Future of Brand Marketing session at the Australian Cotton Conference is that Australian cotton is well-placed in the global fibre market, now and into the future. Cotton Australia Deputy Chairman Simon Corish hosted the session. Megan Peterson, Associate Director, Supply Chain Initiatives with […]

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17th Australian Cotton Conference Closes on a High Note.

By   /  August 11, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The 17th Australian Cotton Conference was officially closed by Conference Chair, Barb Grey, in a session chaired by Cotton Australia CEO, Adam Kay. Lambassador Sam Kekovich addressed the closing session, and provided the crowd with an entertaining insight into all things rural. The Peterson Farm Brothers gave an incredible performance of some […]

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Cotton Australia: MYBMP Momentum Builds as More Growers become Involved.

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – More and more growers are becoming involved in myBMP as the program continues to build momentum. Cotton Australia’s team of regional managers, alongside a network of certified myBMP advisors, are available to provide one-on-one support to growers. A number of group workshops have also been run to lift collaborative efforts within the […]

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