CSD reflects on the year that was 2019

06 December, 2019 News

2019 has been a year of challenges for the Australian cotton industry; but amongst the climatic, political and social issues we have faced, our industry and local communities have banded together to support and uplift each other. At Cotton Seed Distributors, we’ve been focussed on supporting...

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FastStart Cotton Establishment Awards open for 2019 season

23 September, 2019 News

Irrigated and dryland cotton growers who are pleased with their cotton stand establishment this season could win themselves an expenses-paid trip to Kununurra and Broome courtesy of Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Syngenta. To enter the 2019 FastStartTM Cotton Establishment Awards growers...

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Terra Ag wins CSD Agent of the Year Award for 2018-19 season

09 August, 2019 News

Western Riverina agronomy and business management company, Terra Ag, has been awarded the inaugural Cotton Seed Distributors Agent of the Year Award for the 2018-19 cotton season. The award recognises outstanding service and support to Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and the Australian cotton...

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High achievers recognised at the 2019 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

25 July, 2019 News

The excellence and achievements of the Australian cotton industry over the past year were recognised last night at the 2019 Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Tom and Charm Arnott from Boggabilla in New South Wales received the Bayer Grower of the Year award, recognising their efficient and...

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New Extension and Development Agronomist for Cotton Seed Distributors

03 July, 2019 News

Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd (CSD) has appointed a new Extension and Development Agronomist, Stewart Brotherton, in a newly created role to service and grow the Central and North Queensland cotton industries. From his base in Emerald, Stewart will manage the Central and North Queensland...

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Cotton Seed Distributors shaping young futures with six new appointments

03 July, 2019 News

The next generation of agricultural professionals have kick started their careers at Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD), with six junior staff commencing new roles in the company in the first half of 2019. “Despite the current drought and social challenges, we foresee a strong future for the...

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Winning cotton growers announced for the 2018-19 FastStart™ Establishment Awards

10 February, 2019 News

Pittsworth cotton grower, John Cameron has taken out the dryland cotton category for the FastStart™ Establishment Awards for the 2018-19 season, winning a trip for two to Kununurra and Broome, WA. Todd Farrer from Merah North in the Lower Namoi region of NSW was the winner of the irrigated...

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Partnership extension to grow cotton industry collaboration in 2019 and beyond

10 February, 2019 News

Syngenta and Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) are well positioned to help further grow the cotton industry in 2019 and beyond, having extended their FastStart™ partnership in the latter half of last year. Together, Syngenta and CSD developed the FastStart™ program to screen novel technologies...

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CSD reflects on the year that was 2018

19 December, 2018 News

Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd. (CSD) are celebrating another busy and successful calendar year, with a number of milestones, infrastructure and technology developments, and new appointments to both the board and staff. We began 2018 from our new facilities at ‘Shenstone’, Wee Waa, which include...

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Darling Downs researchers recognised at Australian Cotton Industry Awards

19 August, 2018 News

A team of researchers from the University of Southern Queensland have been named the Cotton Seed Distributors Researchers of the Year at the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Dr Joseph Foley, Dr Alison McCarthy and Dr Malcolm Gillies form the smart automated irrigation team as part of...

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Vale Dr Stephen Allen

30 July, 2018 News

The Australian cotton industry has lost one of its long-time contributors, with the recent passing of renowned plant pathologist Dr Stephen Allen. Dr Allen spent 39 years serving the industry, including 16 years with Cotton Seed Distributors. He made major contributions to the understanding,...

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World leading cotton seed processing plant opened at Wee Waa

19 June, 2018 News

Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) have officially opened their new cotton seed processing facilities at ‘Shenstone’, near Wee Waa in northern NSW, signalling an exciting future for the Australian cotton industry. The new facilities include a cotton seed processing plant fitted with world leading...

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