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  • 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
  • Summer Spotlight tackles the triple threat: pests, weeds and diseases (1 December 2016)

    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is out now, shining a light on the triple threat of insects, diseases and weeds facing cotton growers as a result of so much spring rain.Read more
  • Annual report highlights cotton RD&E achievements (29 November 2016)

    The CRDC 2015-16 Annual Report has today been tabled in Parliament, and it highlights the major achievements from cotton RD&E – led by CRDC during this year.Read more
  • Cotton leaders graduate, and call opens for new crop (23 September 2016)

    Participants in Course 22 of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation's iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program - including cotton industry leaders Sean Boland and Jamie Iker - graduated from the program at a dinner in Perth last night.Read more
  • Nuffield scholar tackles cotton careers (16 September 2016)

    Cotton grower Daniel Kahl from Wee Waa is cotton’s next Nuffield scholar, having been announced as the CRDC and Cotton Australia supported scholar for 2017.Read more
  • CRDC supporting rural women (15 September 2016)

    Yesterday, CRDC hosted a group of cotton industry leaders at the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award dinner in Canberra.Read more

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