Production, marketing and topical articles for the Australian Cotton industry.
The 2021 Cotton Collective, Trade Show and Industry Awards will be held in Toowoomba on August 25–26. The collective will be held at the Toowoomba Showground’s Glenvale Room with the Cotton Trade Show in the adjacent Founder’s Pavilion.
An Australian technology company is aiming to provide detailed information of the cotton supply chain to give everyone, from farmer to consumer, a clear indication of how, when and where the products are produced and handled.
Any farm which brands its product as Good Earth Cotton and describes it as the most ethical cotton on earth better have some good arguments to back up the claims.
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.
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.
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.
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 growers will celebrate the best achievements of the industry this year with the return of the Australian Cotton Industry Awards for 2021.