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  • Countdown to the Australian Cotton Conference! (29 May 2014)

    CRDC is proud to be a foundation sponsor of the Australian cotton industry’s major biennial event – the Australian Cotton Conference.Read more
  • Growers invited to Field to Fabric training course (27 May 2014)

    Have you ever wondered whether agricultural practices, storage, ginning and handling of cotton have an impact upon the quality of the end product? Then the Field to Fabric training course is for you!Read more
  • Cotton under the microscope: PhD students tour industry (19 May 2014)

    18 PhD and postdoc students from across Australia’s east coast had a behind-the-scenes look at the cotton industry at Narrabri last week, visiting dryland and irrigated cotton farms, exploring the cotton seed, ginning, and classing processes and hearing about the range of research underway.Read more
  • Five Horizon Scholars selected for CRDC support (16 April 2014)

    Five undergraduate students from across the country have been selected as recipients of the coveted Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) Horizon Scholarship, with support of the cotton industry through CRDC.Read more
  • Warwick Waters new CottonInfo program manager (14 April 2014)

    CottonInfo, the Australian cotton industry’s joint extension program, is under the leadership of a new program manager, Warwick Waters.Read more
  • Autumn Spotlight on Cotton R&D out now! (3 April 2014)

    The latest edition of the CRDC’s quarterly magazine, Spotlight, is now out. This issue, Autumn 2014, explores industry and on-farm issues, particularly around pest, weed and disease management as the 2013-14 crop nears its final stage.Read more
  • Industry leader represents at Rural Leadership Program (11 March 2014)

    Dr Sharon Downes, a team leader with CSIRO at the Australian Cotton Research Institute at Narrabri, has been selected as a participant in Course 21 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP), sponsored by CRDC and Auscott.Read more
  • Young cotton researcher wins two prestigious award (5 March 2014)

    Dr Alison McCarthy, 28, has been selected as the recipient of two prestigious national awards in recognition of her research into cotton water use efficiency.Read more
  • CRDC Board decides on 2014-15 funding (26 February 2014)

    The CRDC Board met this week for one of its most crucial meetings of the year – making the final decision on which new research proposals will be given funding approval for the 2014-15 year.Read more