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Over The Back Fence

Returning cotton to the field

A Goondiwindi cotton farm is the site of a ground breaking trial to test whether shredded cotton products could offer benefits to cotton soil health, and a scalable solution to textile waste. Around two tonnes of processed cotton textiles, garments and end-of-life State Emergency Service coveralls have been spread by local farmer, Sam Coulton.

New CSD Director

Louise Hill from St George was elected to the CSD Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on June 16. Louise will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Joanne Grainger, whose term finished after nine years. CSD Chair, James Kahl paid tribute to Joanne's commitment and service.

Cotton Collective and Trade Show for Toowoomba

The 2021 Australian Cotton Trade Show will be held in conjunction with Cotton Australia’s Cotton Collective and Industry Awards in Toowoomba – August 25-26. Drawing on the very successful biennial Australian Cotton Conference model, a ‘mini’ conference went on the road to Griffith in 2017 and 2019.

Huge interest in Atherton Tablelands cotton

Around 150 people turned out on March 25 for a showcase of some pioneering cotton farmers in what could become Australia’s newest cotton production region – the Atherton Tablelands of north Queensland.

Australian Cotton Industry Awards back in 2021

Australian cotton growers will celebrate the best achievements of the industry this year with the return of the Australian Cotton Industry Awards for 2021.

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