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  • CRDC presents Cotton Conference research papers (9 September)

    CRDC worked with cotton industry researchers in the lead up to the Australian Cotton Conference to showcase the latest research and development findings across a vast range of cotton topics – bringing you a collection of 62 research papers and e-summaries.Read more
  • School students take up the science challenge! (1 Sept 2014)

    The PICSE Science Investigation Awards were held in Narrabri last week, with students from around the district showcasing their scientific prowess.Read more
  • Furthering your cotton career: opportunities for young scientists! (14 August 2014)

    Up and coming cotton scientists are being encouraged to apply for two great opportunities: CRDC’s summer scholarship program, and the Department of Agriculture’s 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture.Read more
  • Healthy cotton farms and families: 2015 Cotton Calendar released (7 August 2014)

    CottonInfo, the cotton industry's joint extension program supported by CRDC, Cotton Australia and CSD, has joined forces with Wincott to bring you the 2015 Healthy Cotton Farms and Families calendar.Read more
  • New Cotton Production Manual now out! (6 August 2014)

    The 2014 Australian Cotton Production Manual - a critical reference tool for cotton growers - has been launched at the Australian Cotton Conference.Read more
  • World leaders in cotton - CRDC releases five year report showcasing achievements in cotton RD&E (5 August 2014)

    CRDC's Achievements in Australian Cotton Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) report highlights the major outcomes achieved by CRDC's investment in RD&E from 2008-13.Read more
  • CRDC and CottonInfo: proud to support the Australian Cotton Conference (31 July 2014)

    The 17th Australian Cotton Conference is taking place at the Gold Coast next week, and CRDC is proud to once again be a foundation sponsor.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Research results in gains for cotton industry (18 July 2014)

    From ABC Rural: Things are looking bright for the cotton industry after the release of research highlighting the gains the industry has made.Read more
  • Thinking about diversifying into cotton? (10 July 2014)

    The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation has today launched a new online tool which allows farmers to investigate almost 100 options for diversifying their enterprise – including into cotton – with help from the CRDC.Read more
  • First Field to Fabric books out - second course opens! (7 July 2014)

    The cotton industry’s upcoming Field to Fabric training course has proven so popular that a second course has now opened to fulfil demand. The course, hosted by CSIRO’s Dr Rene van der Sluijs with funding from the CRDC runs for three days at the CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering in VIC.Read more
  • Ag Minister launches cotton research journals (4 July 2014)

    The Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, joined with CRDC today to launch the cotton industry’s special editions of the CSIRO Crop and Pasture Science Journal.Read more
  • Winter Spotlight shines light on cotton's people (2 July 2014)

    The Winter edition of CRDC's quarterly magazine, Spotlight, is now out! In this edition, meet our most important resource - the cotton industry's people. In this edition, meet some of the people making great strides for our industry.Read more