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  • CRDC in the news: $5.9 million in R&D funding towards better nitrogen use (11 May 2016)

    The announcement of the CRDC-led More profit from nitrogen project under the second round of the Federal Government's Rural R&D for Profit programme was featured in the QLD Country Life today.Read more
  • Growing more with less: Government funds improved nitrogen efficiency R&D (11 May 2016)

    A project aimed at improving the efficient use of nitrogen in the irrigated cotton, dairy, cherry, mango and sugar industries has today been announced as one of the successful Rural R&D for Profit programme.Read more
  • Call opens for 2017 Nuffield farming scholarships (10 May 2016)

    Applications are now open for the 2017 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships.Read more
  • Zoologist turned cotton grower tracks river health (4 May 2016)

    A zoology degree is not a traditional qualification for a cotton grower, but for Southern QLD grower Mark Palfreyman it provides an ideal grounding for his new role as national Cotton RiverCare champion.Read more
  • 'Water in rural communities' the focus for 2016 Enviro-Stories (28 April 2016)

    Enviro-Stories, a program designed to bring children's stories to life, is being run again in cotton communities in 2016 with the theme 'water in rural communities'.Read more
  • Are you a future cotton leader? (20 April 2016)

    Are you committed to the future of the cotton industry, and interested in developing your leadership knowledge, skills and experience? Then you may be interested in the Future Cotton Leaders Program - an initiative of Cotton Australia in partnership with CRDC.Read more
  • Next crop of leaders selected for ARLP (6 April 2016)

    The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation has announced the next round of its unique leadership development program, with two cotton industry leaders selected to participate.Read more
  • Latest Cotton Comparative Analysis reveals stellar season (15 March 2016)

    CRDC and Boyce Chartered Accountants have released the 2015 Cotton Comparative Analysis report, which shows that although 2015 was a smaller season in terms of hectares grown, it was a stellar season for yield and price.Read more
  • Queensland Country Life: Leading the world in cotton future climate studies (11 March 2016)

    An article re CRDC and CSIRO's ‘Climate Change Facility’ at the Australian Cotton Research Institute (the first of its kind in the world) appears in today's Queensland Country Life. Read more here .Read more
  • Spotlight Autumn: World's first cotton climate change facility (8 March 2016)

    The autumn edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is now out! This edition looks at the ground-breaking work CRDC is investing in with its research partners to develop ways to make cotton production more reliable and profitable - like the new Climate Change Facility at ACRI.Read more
  • Award for young cotton innovator! (2 March 2016)

    Yvonne Chang, a cotton research assistant with CSIRO in Narrabri, has been awarded a prestigious ABARES Science and Innovation Award for Young People in Agriculture.Read more
  • CRDC final reports now online! (1 March 2016)

    Over 1,100 final reports of RD&E projects invested in by CRDC are now available via our online library, Inside Cotton.Read more