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  • Merry Christmas from CRDC! (22 December 2015)

    On behalf of the Board and staff of CRDC, we wish the Australian cotton industry a merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.Read more
  • 25 years of CRDC (20 December 2015)

    2015 marks 25 years of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC). As 2015 draws to a close, we take a look back at 25 years of delivering research, development and extension (RD&E) outcomes for the benefit of Australia’s cotton growers, the cotton industry and the wider community. Today, the...Read more
  • Travel scholarships to the World Cotton Research Conference: applications now open! (8 December 2015)

    CRDC is offering a limited number of travel scholarships to cotton researchers interested in attending the World Cotton Research Conference, taking place in Brazil in May 2016.Read more
  • Cotton RD&E achievements highlighted in Annual Report (3 December 2015)

    The CRDC 2014-15 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
  • CRDC researcher a finalist in the Australian Innovation Challenge (7 Nov 2015)

    CRDC-funded researcher and CSIRO entomologist Nancy Schellhorn is a finalist in The Australian Innovation Challenge for her project Capturing Production-Based Ecosystem Services.Read more
  • Applications now open for CRDC's summer, honours and postgraduate scholarship program (1 October 2016)

    Applications for CRDC's annual summer, honours and postgraduate scholarship program are now being accepted.Read more
  • Vale: Dr Ian 'Rocky' Rochester (22 September 2015)

    The cotton industry is greatly saddened by the passing of Narrabri-based scientist, Dr Ian Rochester (Rocky), who passed away last week.Read more
  • Lowbidgee irrigator represents cotton in the 2015 Peter Cullen Trust program (18 September 2015)

    Adam Harris, an irrigator from the Lowbidgee Region of NSW, has been selected as the 2015 cotton industry participant in the Peter Cullen Water and Environmental Trust leadership program, supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia.Read more
  • Two new tools available on CottonInfo (18 September 2015)

    This week, two new grower focused tools have been added to the CottonInfo website: the Cotton Rotation Tool and the Glyphosate Resistance Toolkit.Read more
  • Cotton research highlighted at researchers conference (11 September 2015)

    Some 200 cotton researchers came together at the Australian Cotton Research Conference in Toowoomba this week to discuss scientific discoveries and present their research findings.Read more
  • CRDC and the Rural Women's Award (10 September 2015)

    The annual RIRDC Rural Women's Award dinner was held in Canberra last night, with CRDC hosting a table of up and coming cotton industry leaders.Read more
  • Seen this bustard? CottonInfo Birds on Cotton Farms app set to launch (9 September 2015)

    The launch of the new Birds on Cotton Farms mobile app will be a part of a family wildlife spotlight night and barbecue at Cecil Plains on Queensland’s Darling Downs in October.Read more