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  • 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
  • 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