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  • Must have manual is here (7 June 2019)

    World-class RD&E is one reason Australian cotton growers are the best in the world. One publication, updated annually, collates all this information as an easy to follow manual: the Australian Cotton Production Manual.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: USQ researcher digs into cotton industry decisions (5 June 2019)

    Researcher Dr Geraldine Wunsch from the University of Southern Queensland has spent years digging into the things that make Australian cotton growers tick. She features in this interview with Queensland Country Life.Read more
  • Growing a digital future: Creating a data governance framework (5 June 2019)

    Why is an agricultural data governance framework important? As agricultural data collection gathers pace, both the risks and rewards of the collection, collation and sharing of this data will rapidly escalate.Read more
  • Winter edition of CRDC's Spotlight magazine out now! (3 June 2019)

    The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, has just been released, acknowledging the role of women in the industry with the celebration of International Day for Women and Girls in Science.Read more
  • Growers identify new RD&E priorities for cotton (29 May 2019)

    The CRDC investment round for 2020-21 commenced in Brisbane today with our RD&E Priority Forum, held in conjunction with the Cotton Australia general meeting.Read more
  • Congratulations to Australia's first female Agriculture Minister (27 May 2019)

    CRDC has congratulated Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie for her appointment as Australia's first female Agriculture Minister.Read more
  • Creating disease suppressive soils (22 May 2019)

    Growers are increasingly changing the way they manage disease, by creating disease-suppressive systems as opposed to looking for silver bullets. It’s about prevention rather than cures.Read more
  • Work with us! Now recruiting for GM R&D & two Managers, R&D (18 May 2019)

    CRDC is currently recruiting for a new General Manager, R&D Investment and two Managers, R&D Investment to lead and direct our research and development portfolio.Read more
  • Growing a digital future for Australian agriculture (16 May 2019)

    Digital transformation is a step change for all economic sectors and a steady hand is needed to guide the change.Read more
  • New pathologist for the south (8 May 2019)

    To address capacity needs in Southern NSW, particularly in the area of pathology, new industry roles have been created.Read more
  • Trialling drones and tractors for cost-effective revegetation (1 May 2019)

    A drone with the capacity to plant an entire hectare of trees in less than 20 minutes is just one of the revegetation methods set to be trialled by the new CRDC Landcare Tech-Innovations 2021 project.Read more
  • Optimising your cotton picker spindle operation (29 April 2019)

    Cotton picking contributes about nine percent, on average, to the total cost of production, so it is hardly surprising there is a constant focus for both growers and researchers on making efficiency gains in this area.Read more