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  • Hot off the press! Spring Spotlight magazine now out (7 September 2015)

    CRDC's Spring Spotlight magazine has just been released.Read more
  • CottonInfo publishes latest Cotton Pest Management Guide (31 August 2015)

    The Cotton Pest Management Guide - the industry's premium resource for insect, mite and weed control, disease prevention, biosecurity and spray application information - has just been released for the 2015-16 season.Read more
  • EOI guidelines for 2016-17 funding round now available (27 August 2015)

    CRDC's Expression of Interest (EOI) guidelines - for researchers interested in applying for funding under the 2016-17 funding round - are now available.Read more
  • Getting hands on with science: CRDC supports science and engineering awards (27 August 2015)

    More than 450 local students took part in the Primary Industry Centre for Science Education’s (PICSE) annual Science and Engineering Investigation Awards today in Narrabri today - supported by CRDC.Read more
  • Grants for big ideas from young rural innovators: 2016 Science Awards (25 August 2015)

    The 2016 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture - supported by CRDC - are now open.Read more
  • CRDC Deputy-Chair awarded major industry award (6 August 2015)

    St George cotton grower and CRDC Deputy-Chair Cleave Rogan was awarded the prestigious 2015 Incitec Pivot Fertilisers Service to Industry Award at last night’s cotton industry award dinner.Read more
  • Cotton Collective highlights key cotton R&D (5 August 2015)

    Discussing important issues facing the Australian cotton industry and hearing the latest research was on the agenda for this year’s Cotton Collective industry forum, convened by Cotton Australia and featuring research funded by CRDC.Read more
  • International research collaboration: CRDC visits CottonInc (24 July 2015)

    This week, CRDC's Executive Director Bruce Finney, General Manager of R&D Ian Taylor, and R&D Manager Allan Williams travelled to the USA to meet with CRDC's US counterpart, CottonInc, to further discussions on international research collaboration.Read more
  • NSW Energy Minister visits cotton industry (8 July 2015)

    Cotton Australia today hosted the NSW Energy Minister, the Hon. Anthony Roberts MP, on a tour of Narrabri's cotton growing region, where he met with CRDC's General Manager of R&D, Dr Ian Taylor.Read more
  • Taking R&D to the grassroots: CRDC Grassroots Grants program now open! (1 July)

    CRDC's Grassroots Grants program is now entering its fifth year, having invested almost $290,000 in 33 grower-led projects – from weather stations to crop nutrition workshops – over the past four seasons.Read more
  • Are you a TRAILblazer? (29 June 2015)

    CRDC and the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation (ARLF) are on the hunt for an experienced cotton industry leader to undertake the ARLF's TRAIL blazer program from 26 October to 2 November. TRAIL blazer is an exclusive eight-day leadership program for highly experienced leaders working in complex environments on multi-faceted issues...Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Tackling cotton picker compaction (16 June 2015)

    A CRDC-funded project to assess the impact of new harvesting technologies on cotton - particularly the soil compaction and energy use of the John Deere 7760 round bale cotton picker - has been featured in the Queensland Country Life. To read the story in full, click here . Photo courtesy...Read more