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  • ID your weeds: new CRDC-supported weeds app out now! (18 Jan 2019)

    A new weed identification mobile app has been released. Weeds of Australian Cotton is a tool for cotton growers and their advisors, designed to assist in identifying 50 key weed species.Read more
  • Converting waste to energy: does trash stack up? (9 Jan 2019)

    Research commissioned by CRDC has found the conversion of cotton gin trash to ethanol is scientifically achievable – but is it an economic reality?Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton LCA - the need to do more than score (17 Dec 2018)

    CRDC R&D Manager Allan Williams is featured in Exotextile - the environmental magazine for the global textile supply chain.Read more
  • Science-grown cotton: Summer Spotlight magazine out now! (1 December 2018)

    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is out now! This edition focuses on research results and science-based best practices to help cotton growers successfully produce their 2018-19 crop.Read more
  • Cotton and coffee: collaborating on global sustainable development goals (27 November 2018)

    CRDC R&D Manager Allan Williams is in London this week, meeting with the Better Cotton Initiative and the coffee industry to collaborate on global sustainability.Read more
  • Key CRDC achievements for 2017-18 tabled in Parliament (26 November 2018)

    The key highlights, achievements and impacts resulting from CRDC's investments in cotton RD&E during 2017-18 have today been tabled in Parliament as part of CRDC's Annual Report.Read more
  • CRDC begins recruitment for new Executive Director (23 November 2018)

    Do you have what it takes to lead our high performing, lean organisation through the dawn of an exciting transformational period in Australia’s cotton industry?Read more
  • Research advisory panels meet to discuss proposed research (21 November 2018)

    The Cotton Australia research advisory panels met in Brisbane today to review the research projects put forward for consideration under CRDC's 2019-20 investment round.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Finney’s legacy of vision and support for a transformed cotton industry (16 November 2018)

    CRDC executive director Bruce Finney who steps down from the position in January, 2019, talks to Grain Central about the part he has played in transforming the cotton industry into one of the most switched on, dynamic sectors of Australian agriculture.Read more
  • CRDC directors go on farm with St George growers (9 November 2018)

    The board of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) visited St George on 7-8 November for a board meeting and to meet with local cotton growers.Read more
  • CRDC Executive Director announcement (22 October 2018)

    After 14 years at the helm of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Executive Director Bruce Finney has today announced that he will be stepping down from his position in January 2019.Read more
  • Next crop of cotton leaders graduate from ARLP (19 October 2018)

    Timothy Chaffey of Quirindi and Richard Malone of Griffith have graduated as cotton's participants in course 24 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program, supported by CRDC, Cotton Australia and Auscott Limited.Read more