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  • CRDC in the news: CQ cotton trials hitting success (11 February 2015)

    A joint research project from CRDC, QLD DAFF and CSIRO, Optimising water and energy use in the CQ irrigation sector, was featured in the Central Queensland News today.Read more
  • New Spotlight magazine out now! (4 February 2015)

    The 2014-15 Summer edition of CRDC's Spotlight magazine is out now! In this edition, read about the industry's Sustainability Report, meet the new CRDC Board, learn about the UNE Cotton Hub project and get up to speed on what CottonInfo, the industry's joint extension project, has in store for 2015...Read more
  • New online home for CottonInfo! (27 Jan 2015)

    CottonInfo, the cotton industry's joint extension program, has a new website: .Read more
  • AM for former CRDC executive director, Ralph Schulze (26 Jan 2015)

    Former CRDC executive director, Ralph Schulze, has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in today's Australia Day honours.Read more
  • Save the date: Big Days Out to be held in February (18 December 2014)

    Cotton growers will research the latest renewable energy sources and learn how to reduce on-farm energy bills at two CottonInfo Big Days Out in February 2015.Read more
  • Major achievements for cotton RD&E during 2013-14 (17 December 2014)

    The CRDC 2013-14 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
  • Priority areas for future cotton R&D investment (4 December 2014)

    CRDC will be investing some $8.5 million over the next three years in 'futures' research: research that has the potential to transform the cotton industry to ensure it can continue to be profitable, sustainable and competitive.Read more
  • What's on the horizon for school leavers? A $5,000 scholarship! (3 December 2014)

    School leavers looking to start an agriculture-related university degree are being encouraged to apply for the RIRDC Horizon Scholarship.Read more
  • From The Australian: For cotton growers, big noise is global sustainability (29 November 2014)

    The Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report, launched last week by CRDC and Cotton Australia, was featured in the Weekend Australian today.Read more
  • CottonInfo team meets in Sydney (26 November 2014)

    The cotton industry's extension team, CottonInfo, met in Sydney last week for a rare face to face meeting.Read more
  • New Report tracks the Australian cotton industry’s sustainability (20 November 2014)

    The Australian cotton industry has today launched its first Australian Grown Cotton Sustainability Report – tracking the industry’s social, economic and environmental footprint.Read more
  • Cotton Pest Management Guide 2014-15 is out now! (18 November 2014)

    The industry's premium resource for insect, weed and disease control in cotton, the 2014-15 Cotton Pest Management Guide, has just been released.Read more