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  • New CRDC Board meets in Narrabri (14 November 2014)

    The newly appointed CRDC Board is today meeting in Narrabri for their first board meeting.Read more
  • Cotton industry seeks TRAILblazers! (17 November 2014)

    CRDC is looking for a seasoned cotton industry leader to participate in the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation's (ARLF) TRAILblazers program for advanced leadership development.Read more
  • Cotton Practices Survey: deadline extended! (13 November 2014)

    The deadline for CRDC's Cotton Growing Practices Survey has been extended to 30 November 2014.Read more
  • Two new cotton fellows for the Peter Cullen Trust (12 November 2014)

    CRDC and Cotton Australia have sponsored two participants in the 2014 Peter Cullen Trust leadership program - CRDC’s R&D Program Manager, Jane Trindall, and Chief Operating Officer at Balonne Plains, Luke Stower. Jane and Luke will participate in their last session for the program this week before graduating as Fellows of the Peter Cullen Trust.Read more
  • Landline highlights Emerald research trial (9 November 2014)

    Last week, ABC’s Landline accompanied growers and researchers on a field walk in Emerald for an on-the-ground look at the CRDC-funded research project: ‘climate opportunities for more reliable boll filling’.Read more
  • Spring spotlight on precision irrigation (11 November 2014)

    The Spring edition of CRDC’s quarterly magazine, Spotlight, is an irrigation special – focusing on the key water availability and water efficiency decisions for growers at the start of the 2014-15 cotton season.Read more
  • CRDC attends ICAC meeting in Greece (7 November 2014)

    This week saw the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) hold their 73rd Plenary Meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece, with CRDC represented by Chair Dr Mary Corbett, Executive Director Bruce Finney and R&D Program Manager Allan Williams.Read more
  • Cotton in the top end? (4 November 2014)

    CRDC’s General Manager of R&D Investment, Ian Taylor, attended the Northern Australia Food Futures Conference in Darwin this week, speaking about the potential for cotton production in northern Australia.Read more
  • Disease control on the agenda at FUSCOM (5 November 2014)

    CRDC’s R&D Program Manager, Susan Maas, attended the three day Fusarium Wilt Research and Extension Coordinating Committee (FUSCOM) event in Toowoomba this week.Read more
  • Cotton's first Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy released (10 November 2014)

    The industry’s first ever Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy (HRMS) has been released. The HRMS is a tool that has been formulated for weed management in irrigated and dryland farming systems, with the inclusion of herbicide-tolerant cotton, to delay glyphosate resistance.Read more
  • CRDC welcomes Board Director appointments (22 October 2014)

    CRDC has today welcomed the appointment by the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, of five Directors to the CRDC Board.Read more
  • Cotton growers, have your say! (9 October 2014)

    CRDC's annual Cotton Growing Practices survey is now open, and cotton growers are invited to participate!Read more