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Macquarie Cotton Growers Association organise a variety of cotton events throughout the year to support our members with field days, agronomy trials and forums to update on issues in the industry.  We also enjoy getting together to have some fun at our Golf Day and Annual Awards Dinner.

Our calendar features events hosted by MCGA.  If you are a MCGA member and would like to promote your event, contact us.

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AACS Cotton Research Conference – Armidale

28 October, 2019 - 30 October, 2019


The biennial Australian Cotton Research Conference serves as a platform for cotton researchers to present and discuss concepts, key issues and the latest findings in research relevant to the Australian cotton industry, and cotton research community. The conference also encourages networking and collaborations, and installs a sense of enthusiasm for our research.

The three day conference will run from the 28-30 October at UNE in Armidale.

As well as your presentations we’ve some other activities already planned. You asked for it, so we are bringing back a ‘Devil’s Advocate’ session. You’ve asked for training, so we’re planning sessions around well-being and resilience and science communication (including special guest Professor Flint).

Early bird registration (until 2 August) is $320 and $220 for students. Registration after this date will be $350/$250.
To be eligible for student registration you must be enrolled in a course of study relevant to the cotton industry.
Registration is inclusive of all catering and events including the conference dinner on Tuesday.

Thursday will also see UNE hosting FUSCOM, so if you have an interest in pathology consider this in your travel plans.


28 October, 2019
30 October, 2019


UNE Armidale
Armidale, + Google Map
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