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  • Grassroots Grants: funding grower RD&E ideas (24 May 2018)

    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program is now entering its eighth year and continues to support Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to undertake capacity building projects in their regions.Read more
  • CRDC Executive Director talks agtech with the Bushtech Podcast (26 April 2018)

    CRDC Executive Director Bruce Finney is featured in an episode of the Bushtech Podcast, recorded at the Sydney AgTech Meetup in April. The Bushtech Podcast aims to demystify emerging technologies and their potential impact on agriculture. In his chat with podcast co-host Sarah Nolet, Bruce talks about the role of...Read more
  • Program fast forwards cotton's future leaders (20 April 2018)

    Applications for the 2018 Australian Future Cotton Leaders Program have opened. The program, a joint initiative of Cotton Australia and CRDC, seeks to identify potential industry leaders and provide them with the skill development of a project goal. Applications will be accepted from aspiring leaders from across the cotton supply chain through to Friday, 4 May 2018.Read more
  • Research on the agenda at northern Australia roadshow (29 March 2018)

    Cotton growers, researchers, Cotton Australia and CRDC participated in the Northern Australia Roadshow in WA this week.Read more
  • Hot off the press: Rhys's research wins dual awards! (7 March 2018)

    Rhys Pirie, a PhD student at the University of QLD has been awarded two prestigious ABARES Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources in Canberra overnight.Read more
  • Driving digital transformation across agriculture: Minister launches precision to decision report (6 March 2018)

    A digital agriculture blueprint, launched today at the ABARES Outlook conference, calls for an industry-wide overhaul to boost the unconstrained value of agricultural production by $20.3 billion.Read more
  • CRDC board goes on farm at Brookstead (16 February 2018)

    CRDC's board of directors went on-farm at Brookstead this week as part of the 2018 CottonInfo optimising irrigation and nitrogen research tour.Read more
  • CRDC supports cotton change makers at MIT-QUT bootcamp (12 February 2018)

    CRDC is supporting the MIT innovation and entrepreneurship bootcamp taking place at QUT in Brisbane this week, as part of our focus on innovation and startup science.Read more
  • CRDC research extended to growers through CottonInfo's annual researchers tour (5 February 2018)

    The cotton industry’s leading CRDC-supported irrigation and nitrogen researchers will go on-farm across six cotton growing valleys this month to discuss the latest research findings with cotton growers.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton Research Development Corporation reflects on 27 years (2 January 2018)

    CRDC Executive Director Bruce Finney reflects on cotton's RD&E success over the past 27 years via Fairfax's Farm Online.Read more
  • Which cotton R&D project delivered a benefit-cost ratio of 17:1 to growers? (1 December 2017)

    The latest issue of CRDC's seasonal magazine, Spotlight, is out now. Spotlight Summer reports on the achievements of research and innovation, and takes a look at the future direction of cotton RD&E.Read more
  • Cotton 'critters' calendar delivers important IPM message (1 December 2017)

    CottonInfo has just published its 2018 Cotton Calendar, featuring a range of stunning insect photographs from St George cotton grower, and photographer, Johnelle Rogan.Read more

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