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  • Minister announces new CRDC Chair (1 September 2016)

    Mr Richard Haire has today been announced as the new Chair for CRDC by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP.Read more
  • Applications now open for 2017-18 funding round (29 August 2016)

    CRDC's Expression of Interest (EOI) guidelines - for researchers interested in applying for funding under the 2017-18 funding round - are now available.Read more
  • 2017 Science and Innovation Awards open! (25 August 2016)

    The 2017 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture - supported by CRDC - are now open.Read more
  • CRDC Directors on farm with growers (16 August 2016)

    Irrigation automation and disease research were the focus of a farm tour for CRDC Directors near Wee Waa today.Read more
  • Innovative young cotton stars sought for GrowAg summit (6 July 2016)

    100 of Australia's sharpest and most innovative young leaders in agriculture are being brought together by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the RDCs for the GrowAg Summit.Read more
  • New year, new projects! (1 July 2016)

    In 2016-17, Australia’s 1,250 cotton growers and the Australian Government will co-invest $20.4 million through CRDC into approximately 200 RD&E projects.Read more
  • Precision to decision: Minister announces Government funds for data R&D (1 July 2016)

    A unique project to capitalise on the big data opportunities for Australian agriculture and to transition a range of agricultural industries from precision to decision agriculture has been announced by the Deputy Prime Minister.Read more
  • Spotlight Winter: what's the future for big data in cotton? (8 June 2016)

    The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is now out! In this edition, we investigate the issue of big data and the evolution from precision ag to decision ag. Read about the use of big data in enhanced decision making tools, and take a look at the CRDC research project...Read more
  • New Horizon scholar for cotton (30 May 2016)

    Ten young Australians with a love of agriculture and the capacity to be future leaders have each been awarded the RIRDC Horizon Scholarship for 2016 - including one CRDC-funded scholar, Sam Knight.Read more
  • Growers spot top research priorities for 2017-18 (24 May 2016)

    CRDC hosted its second annual R&D Strategy Forum in Brisbane today, bringing together cotton growers on Cotton Australia's grower advisory panels to help determine the industry's future research priorities.Read more
  • CRDC Grassroots Grants: funding cotton grower ideas (18 May 2016)

    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region.Read more
  • Cotton researchers attend World Cotton Conference in Brazil (14 May 2016)

    The World Cotton Conference took place in Brazil earlier this month, and CRDC and the Association of Australian Cotton Scientists partnered together to jointly fund 14 Australian cotton researchers to attend.Read more