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Australia, US Launch Responsible Cotton Initiative.

By   /  October 30, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

United States / Australia – Cotton Australia and Cotton Incorporated have announced a joint program to raise awareness of the responsible growing practices among cotton producers in Australia and the United States.

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Australia, US Launch Responsible Cotton Initiative.

By   /  October 17, 2013  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Australia / United States – Cotton Australia and Cotton Incorporated announced a joint program to raise awareness of the responsible growing practices among cotton producers in Australia and the United States. Called Cotton LEADS™, the program is aimed at textile brands, retailers and manufacturers committed to sourcing cotton that is grown in a responsible and […]

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ICAC Launches World Cotton Database, Releases Denim Data.

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Cotton News, Fabric  /  No Comments

Cartagena, Columbia – The International Cotton Advisory Committee has launched its World Cotton Database, and also released data on the global denim trade, at its 72nd plenary meeting, currently underway in Colombia. The database allows users to collect,

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Australian Cotton Industry Awards Recipients Announced.

By   /  August 10, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – More than 350 people gathered to celebrate the recipients of the 2013 Australian Cotton Industry Awards at a ceremony held tonight at Narrabri.

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ABS Confirms Australian Official Record Cotton Crop in 2011-12.

By   /  June 13, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australia – The Australian Bureau of Statistics has officially confirmed Australia’s 2011-12 cotton crop was a record 973,000 tonnes, up 15% on the previous year. Its Agricultural Commodities 2011-12 report showed a slight increase in the total area planted to cotton, to 596,000 ha nationally.

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ICAC: Global Cotton Planting Update.

By   /  June 13, 2013  /  Cotton News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Australia / United States – Cotton planting in the northern hemisphere for 2013-14 is progressing well, with an estimated 29.8 million ha forecast for 2013-14, according to the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC). Global cotton production is forecast to drop slightly from a record 27.8 million tons in 2011-12 to 26.4 million tons in 2012-13, […]

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Cotton Industry Welcomes Electricity Tariff Cap.

By   /  June 5, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australia – Queensland’s cotton industry has welcomed the State Government’s announcement of a 10% cap to electricity tariff rises for irrigation farmers over 2013-14.

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Australian Cotton Industry Calls for Relief from Electricity Price Hike.

By   /  June 3, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australia – Cotton Australia has called on the Queensland Government to use next week’s State Budget to provide relief to irrigators from another massive increase in electricity pricing.

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2013 Australian Cotton Industry Awards Finalists Announced.

By   /  June 1, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Finalists have been announced for the 2013 Australian Cotton Industry Awards, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary. The finalists were announced in a ceremony at the Australian Cotton Trade Show, currently being held at Moree in NSW.

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Cotton Australia Supports New Water Licenses for North-West Queensland.

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australian – Cotton Australia has welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement for new water licenses in north-west Queensland, which may pave the way for additional cotton-growing areas in the state.

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