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17th Austalian Cotton Conference to Attract Big Names to the Gold Coast.

By   /  May 28, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Mascot, Australia – ‘Lambassador’ Sam Kekovich, Tracy Bevan from the McGrath Foundation, Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith VC MG and Andrew Rochford from TV show ‘The Project’ are just some of the big names presenting at the Australian Cotton Conference, August 5-7 2014. Conference organisers have been hard at work pulling together an impressive […]

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Renee Anderson of Cotton Australia Selected Among 14 Experts to Participate at Industry Leadership Development Program.

By   /  May 23, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Renee Anderson, Cotton Australia Central Highlands Regional Manager, has been selected alongside 14 cotton experts to participate in the industry’s premier leadership development program: Australian Future Cotton Leaders (FCLs). The Selection Panel met in mid-May to select the 2014 Future Cotton Leaders (FCL) from an outstanding pool of applicants. Cotton Australia congratulates […]

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Cotton Australia Suppports Rotary Youth in Cotton in Holding Cotton Camp.

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

Sydney, Australia – Rotary Youth in Cotton (RYCOTT) successfully held their third annual Cotton Camp in Narromine for three days in April 2014. Students attended from central west NSW. Cotton Australia supported RYCOTT’s annual Cotton Camp. The three day camp is conducted by the Rotary Club of Narromine.

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Cotton Australia Urges Government to Retain R&D, Trade Funding.

By   /  May 6, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia has urged the Australian Government to reject the Commission of Audit’s (CoA) recommendations to cut funding to research and development agencies. Cotton Australia has urged the Australian Government to reject the Commission of Audit’s (CoA) recommendations to cut funding to research and development agencies. One of the recommendations in the […]

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Cotton Australia Enters Debate on AG Competitiveness.

By   /  May 5, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia has made a submission to the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Issues Paper, outlining the best path forward for government to bolster the industry. The organisation’s CEO, Adam Kay, says participating in the white paper process was essential to ensure the cotton industry had a voice in critical federal government decisions […]

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Call for Papers for 17th Australian Cotton Conference.

By   /  May 5, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The organisers of the 17th Australian Cotton Conference have announced that VC recipient Ben Roberts-Smith will open the conference, and have also called for research papers to be presented at the event. One of only nine living recipients of the Victoria Cross, SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith will open the conference with a […]

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Cotton Leads Launch at Australian Fashion Week.

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia chose Australian Fashion Week as the venue to unveil Cotton LEADS to Australian designers, retailers and brand owners. As part of a forum discussing current trends in international design and retailing strategy, Cotton Australia’s Brooke Summers spoke to around 100 industry insiders about the story of

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Cotton Leads Program Gathers Momentum.

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The joint Australian-US responsible cotton production initiative, Cotton LEADS, is gaining pace, with a series of meetings and media interviews held in Sydney this month with Australian and US partners.

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Countdown to Australian Cotton Conference Begins.

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News  /  No Comments

Gold Coast, Australia – The Australian cotton industry is gearing up for its biennial conference to be held from 5-7 August on the Gold Coast this year. A volunteer industry committee, led by Mungindi cotton grower Barb Grey, has started planning this flagship event that brings together all sectors of industry right through the supply chain.

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Rain Events and Crop Damage Prompt Cotton Australia to Warn About Spray Drift.

By   /  December 11, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australia – Following rain events, and reports of crop damage to cotton in at least one district, Cotton Australia has warned farmers across all industries to guard against the potentially disastrous effects of spray drift. Rain has been reported in recent weeks in all cotton-growing areas of NSW and Queensland, with damage to crops […]

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