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  • Hot off the press: Rhys's research wins dual awards! (7 March 2018)

    Rhys Pirie, a PhD student at the University of QLD has been awarded two prestigious ABARES Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources in Canberra overnight.Read more
  • Driving digital transformation across agriculture: Minister launches precision to decision report (6 March 2018)

    A digital agriculture blueprint, launched today at the ABARES Outlook conference, calls for an industry-wide overhaul to boost the unconstrained value of agricultural production by $20.3 billion.Read more
  • CRDC board goes on farm at Brookstead (16 February 2018)

    CRDC's board of directors went on-farm at Brookstead this week as part of the 2018 CottonInfo optimising irrigation and nitrogen research tour.Read more
  • CRDC supports cotton change makers at MIT-QUT bootcamp (12 February 2018)

    CRDC is supporting the MIT innovation and entrepreneurship bootcamp taking place at QUT in Brisbane this week, as part of our focus on innovation and startup science.Read more
  • CRDC research extended to growers through CottonInfo's annual researchers tour (5 February 2018)

    The cotton industry’s leading CRDC-supported irrigation and nitrogen researchers will go on-farm across six cotton growing valleys this month to discuss the latest research findings with cotton growers.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton Research Development Corporation reflects on 27 years (2 January 2018)

    CRDC Executive Director Bruce Finney reflects on cotton's RD&E success over the past 27 years via Fairfax's Farm Online.Read more
  • Which cotton R&D project delivered a benefit-cost ratio of 17:1 to growers? (1 December 2017)

    The latest issue of CRDC's seasonal magazine, Spotlight, is out now. Spotlight Summer reports on the achievements of research and innovation, and takes a look at the future direction of cotton RD&E.Read more
  • Cotton 'critters' calendar delivers important IPM message (1 December 2017)

    CottonInfo has just published its 2018 Cotton Calendar, featuring a range of stunning insect photographs from St George cotton grower, and photographer, Johnelle Rogan.Read more
  • Major achievements in cotton RD&E in 2016-17 (27 November 2017)

    CRDC's Annual Report has today been published, highlighting a range of cotton RD&E achievements for the 2016-17 year.Read more
  • Consultants reveal cotton's on-farm practices and attitudes (24 November 2017)

    Each year, Crop Consultants Australia - with support from CRDC - conduct a qualitative survey of cotton consultants regarding their practices and attitudes, as well as those of their cotton grower clients.Read more
  • Cotton growers review 2018-19 research proposals (21 November 2017)

    The Cotton Australia research advisory panels - consisting of cotton growers from across the cotton-growing valleys - met in Sydney today to review the Full Research Proposals received by CRDC for the 2018-19 investment round.Read more
  • First meeting of newly appointed CRDC Directors (15 Nov 2017)

    The newly appointed CRDC Board has met for the first time in Narrabri this week.Read more

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