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  • International Women's Day (8 March 2019)

    Today, 8 March, is International Women's Day. So today we're taking a moment to recognise every woman involved in cotton: from bolls to boardrooms, genetics to gins, fields to fashion, and transport to trading floors.Read more
  • New Executive Director for CRDC: Dr Ian Taylor (7 Mar 2019)

    The Chair of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) Richard Haire has today announced Dr Ian Taylor as the organisation’s new Executive Director.Read more
  • A new look at disease (5 Mar 2019)

    CRDC-supported Honours student Aphrika Gregson is providing a new ‘picture’ of Verticillium wilt.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton industry expands into the Northern Territory (4 Mar 2019)

    Cotton growers from the NT have toured the southern QLD and northern NSW growing regions to gain an insight into the process, with support from a CRDC Grassroots Grant.Read more
  • Hot off the press: CRDC's Spotlight magazine out now! (1 Mar 2019)

    The Autumn edition of CRDC's magazine Spotlight is now out.Read more
  • Dean awarded cotton's Science & Innovation Award for 2019 (27 Feb 2019)

    Dr Dean Brookes, a research scientist with the University of Queensland, has been announced as the awardee of this year's cotton Science and Innovation Awards.Read more
  • Delivering impact through investment and innovation: CRDC publishes five year impact report (25 Feb 2019)

    CRDC has published a summary of key investments and achievements under its 2013-18 Strategic Plan.Read more
  • CRDC-supported researcher develops sharp solution for waste glass (22 Feb 2019)

    CRDC-supported PhD candidate Rhys Pirie and his supervisor, Professor Damien Batsone have developed a method to extract liquid silicate from waste glass, and it can be used to make thousands of products - including fertiliser for cotton growers.Read more
  • CRDC talks sustainable water use and cotton RD&E with Senators (22 Feb 2019)

    CRDC's Acting Executive Director, Dr Ian Taylor, met with Senators in Canberra today for Senate Estimates, supported by CRDC Director Greg Kauter and General Manager, Business and Finance, Graeme Tolson.Read more
  • CRDC-supported Agtech startup a pitch tent finalist at evokeAG (21 Feb 2019)

    CRDC-supported Agtech startup FluroSat was a pitch tent finalist at this week's AgriFutures Australia evokeAG event in Melbourne.Read more
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 Feb 2019)

    Today, 11 February, is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. So today, and everyday, we recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution women make in cotton science: be it in research, development, extension or growing the cotton crop.Read more
  • CRDC Directors on farm with growers and researchers at Griffith (8 Feb 2019)

    CRDC's Board of Directors went on farm in Griffith this week as part of their visit to the region for their Board meeting.Read more