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Research Report by Cotton Australia on The Risks and Impacts of Coal Mine Subsidence.

By   /  May 7, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – A new research report backs the call for greater scrutiny of the impacts of mine-induced subsidence on prime agricultural land. The report, The Risks and Impacts of Coal Mine Subsidence on Irrigation Areas,

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Cotton Australia Welcomes NSW Floodplain Harvesting Policy.

By   /  May 4, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia has welcomed the Floodplain Harvesting Policy, announced this week by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson.

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Cotton Australia Backs Australian Government Extension Program.

By   /  April 21, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

New South Wales, Australia – Australia’s cotton industry has been successful in securing funding for an industry-specific research project through the Australian Government’s ‘Extension & Outreach’ program, a move welcomed by Cotton Australia. The program funds communications initiatives that help growers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, sequester carbon, and participate in the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI). […]

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Cotton Australia Major Achievements 2012-13.

By   /  April 18, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia –   Cotton Australia is the peak body for Australia’s cotton growing industry, supporting over 1500 cotton farming families in NSW and Queensland. Fostering a world class agricultural industry that’s sustainable, valued for its economic and social contributions and produces a top quality product in demand around the globe. Major Achievements for Cotton Australia […]

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Australian Cotton Industry to Fight Electricity Price Hike.

By   /  March 26, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

New South Wales, Australia – Cotton Australia is rallying the industry behind a campaign to stop a proposed 17.5% increase in electricity tariffs for Queensland growers.

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Cotton Australia Opens Nominations for Industry Awards.

By   /  February 22, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The Awards recognise excellence and high achievement in Australia’s cotton industry throughout the supply chain, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, consultants, agronomists and researchers.

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Cotton Australia Provides Relief for Cotton Growers.

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland, Australia – Cotton Australia is working with state and local authorities to help Queensland growers access emergency flood relief, while the banking sector has also stepped up to offer relief packages.

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Cotton Australia Warns About Rain to Farmers in Queensland and NSW.

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Queensland , Australia – Cotton Australia is warning farmers in Queensland and NSW about the risks to cotton crops from 2,4-D Phenoxy herbicide used to control weeds following rainfall.

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Students at Dalby High School Become Cotton Growers.

By   /  December 14, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Dalby State High School has planted a 60m x 10m cotton crop with the support of Cotton Australia’s Marie-Louise Offner, the Darling Downs CGA and John Ash from CGS in Dalby who has kindly offered to be the school’s agronomist throughout the season.

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Cotton Industry Projects for Sydney Agriculture Students.

By   /  November 12, 2012  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Following on from a successful meeting with over thirty agriculture students of the University of Sydney recently, CEO Adam Kay attended the presentation of fourth year thesis projects at the university.

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