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  • CRDC supports CottonInfo IPM workshop series (1 December 2016)

    With a wet start to the season, pests are proving to be a major challenge for cotton growers this summer, resulting in a potential – and ultimately damaging – overreliance on insecticides.Read more
  • Summer Spotlight tackles the triple threat: pests, weeds and diseases (1 December 2016)

    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is out now, shining a light on the triple threat of insects, diseases and weeds facing cotton growers as a result of so much spring rain.Read more
  • Annual report highlights cotton RD&E achievements (29 November 2016)

    The CRDC 2015-16 Annual Report has today been tabled in Parliament, and it highlights the major achievements from cotton RD&E – led by CRDC during this year.Read more
  • Cotton leaders graduate, and call opens for new crop (23 September 2016)

    Participants in Course 22 of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation's iconic Australian Rural Leadership Program - including cotton industry leaders Sean Boland and Jamie Iker - graduated from the program at a dinner in Perth last night.Read more
  • Nuffield scholar tackles cotton careers (16 September 2016)

    Cotton grower Daniel Kahl from Wee Waa is cotton’s next Nuffield scholar, having been announced as the CRDC and Cotton Australia supported scholar for 2017.Read more
  • CRDC supporting rural women (15 September 2016)

    Yesterday, CRDC hosted a group of cotton industry leaders at the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award dinner in Canberra.Read more
  • Have your say: CRDC's 2015-16 growing practices survey open now! (13 September 2016)

    Following on from the CRDC-commissioned Cotton Growing Practices survey conducted in early 2016, which looked at the 2014-15 season and the start of the 2015-16 season, CRDC is now undertaking its survey of the finalisation of the 2015-16 season.Read more
  • Soil and nitrogen under the microscope (7 September 2016)

    The Spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight - published today - puts soil and nutrition under the microscope in the lead up to planting.Read more
  • 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