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  • CRDC in the news: Research brings water efficiencies to cotton farming (13 Feb 2017)

    Trangie cotton grower, and CRDC and Cotton Australia supported Nuffield scholar, Tom Quigley, was featured in the Western Magazine today. To view the story in full, click here . (link is external) Pictured: Cotton grower Tom Quigley. Photo by Western Magazine.Read more
  • CRDC board goes on farm at Theodore (9 February 2017)

    CRDC's board of directors went on-farm in Theodore this week, visiting local cotton growers and discussing the R&D needs of the Dawson Valley.Read more
  • Challenging the status quo: CRDC seeking innovators for start-up science workshops (25 January 2017)

    The cotton industry’s research and development organisation, CRDC, is calling for applications from cotton industry innovators to take part in a unique series of start-up science workshops.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton specialist hired at Yanco Agricultural Institute (18 Jan 2017)

    The announcement of the appointment of Steve Buster as a cotton researcher based at Yanco, supported by CRDC and NSW DPI, was featured in The Irrigator today.Read more
  • Applications open for 2017 Horizon scholars! (12 January 2017)

    Applications for the RIRDC Horizon Scholarship - proudly supported by CRDC - are now open to first-year university students studying agriculture-related degrees.Read more
  • CRDC partners with Art4Agriculture to find cotton's next Young Farming Champions (9 January 2017)

    CRDC has partnered with Art4Agriculture to find cotton's next Young Farming Champions.Read more
  • CRDC joins forces to launch People in Agriculture (12 December 2016)

    CRDC is among one of six agricultural bodies that has led the development of a new resource for employers and employees in agriculture, aptly named People in Agriculture.Read more
  • Weekly Times: People in Agriculture - new website a resource for employers and employees (12 December 2016)

    An article in the Weekly Times newspaper re the People in Agriculture website - jointly supported by five organisations, including CRDC - which was launched in Armidale by the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, today. Read more here .Read more
  • Queensland Country Life: Cotton regions undertaking research projects (8 December 2016)

    An article re CottonInfo delivering CRDC Grassroots Grants out to the regions appeared in the Queensland Country Life today. Read more here .Read more
  • CRDC-supported researcher talks biodiversity with the Prime Minister (8 December 2016)

    CRDC-supported ecosystems services researcher, Dr Rhiannon Smith of UNE, spoke to the Prime Minister in Armidale today during his surprise visit to the region.Read more
  • Grab your 2017 CottonInfo cotton calendar (5 December 2016)

    CottonInfo, the industry's joint extension program run by CRDC, Cotton Australia and CSD, has released its 2017 cotton calendar.Read more
  • CRDC supports CottonInfo IPM workshop series (1 December 2016)

    With a wet start to the season, pests are proving to be a major challenge for cotton growers this summer, resulting in a potential – and ultimately damaging – overreliance on insecticides.Read more

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