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  • 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
  • Keeping an eye on module wraps (17 April 2019)

    Maintaining Australia’s reputation for clean cotton requires focus on how we handle new technology in round module harvesters.Read more
  • Work for us! Unique M&E role in cotton & sugar (10 April 2019)

    CRDC and our fellow research and development corporation, Sugar Research Australia (SRA) are currently recruiting for a Principal Monitoring and Reporting Officer.Read more
  • CRDC Board meets in Canberra (3 April 2019)

    CRDC’s Board of Directors met at the National Arboretum in Canberra today. The meeting aligns with last night’s Federal Budget, which confirms CRDC’s investments for the forward year.Read more
  • Industries' plan to build on efficiency gains (27 March 2019)

    To maintain or increase farm profit, significant increases in water productivity are required by all agriculture sectors.Read more
  • Water productivity on the rise (20 March 2019)

    Early indications from the latest water productivity benchmark study indicate continual improvement in water use efficiency in the Australian cotton industry.Read more
  • Staying committed to sustainability (13 March 2019)

    The cotton industry is preparing its second Sustainability Report, with the release of the Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Targets due later this year, focusing on environmental, economic and social outcomes.Read more
  • International Women's Day (8 March 2019)

    Today, 8 March, is International Women's Day. So today we're taking a moment to recognise every woman involved in cotton: from bolls to boardrooms, genetics to gins, fields to fashion, and transport to trading floors.Read more
  • New Executive Director for CRDC: Dr Ian Taylor (7 Mar 2019)

    The Chair of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) Richard Haire has today announced Dr Ian Taylor as the organisation’s new Executive Director.Read more