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  • CRDC and CottonInfo: proud to support the Australian Cotton Conference (31 July 2014)

    The 17th Australian Cotton Conference is taking place at the Gold Coast next week, and CRDC is proud to once again be a foundation sponsor.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Research results in gains for cotton industry (18 July 2014)

    From ABC Rural: Things are looking bright for the cotton industry after the release of research highlighting the gains the industry has made.Read more
  • Thinking about diversifying into cotton? (10 July 2014)

    The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation has today launched a new online tool which allows farmers to investigate almost 100 options for diversifying their enterprise – including into cotton – with help from the CRDC.Read more
  • First Field to Fabric books out - second course opens! (7 July 2014)

    The cotton industry’s upcoming Field to Fabric training course has proven so popular that a second course has now opened to fulfil demand. The course, hosted by CSIRO’s Dr Rene van der Sluijs with funding from the CRDC runs for three days at the CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering in VIC.Read more
  • Ag Minister launches cotton research journals (4 July 2014)

    The Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, joined with CRDC today to launch the cotton industry’s special editions of the CSIRO Crop and Pasture Science Journal.Read more
  • Winter Spotlight shines light on cotton's people (2 July 2014)

    The Winter edition of CRDC's quarterly magazine, Spotlight, is now out! In this edition, meet our most important resource - the cotton industry's people. In this edition, meet some of the people making great strides for our industry.Read more
  • New cotton research year kicks off: 50 new projects underway! (1 July 2014)

    As of 1 July, 50 new cotton research and development projects are underway across the country thanks to funding from growers and the Australian Government, invested through the CRDC.Read more
  • Grassroots funding for cotton communities now open! (1 July 2014)

    CRDC’s Grassroots Grants program is running again in 2014-15, and applications for funding are now open! Groups of cotton growers, through their local Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs), are encouraged to apply.Read more
  • CRDC Board visits Emerald research trial site (25 June 2014)

    A CRDC Board meeting in Emerald last week provided the perfect opportunity for CRDC’s Board Directors to get on-farm to view a field trial site first hand.Read more
  • CRDC hosts dinner for Chief Ag Scientists (24 June 2014)

    Chief Agricultural Scientists from around the world congregated in Brisbane last week for a major meeting in the lead up to this year’s G20 meeting.Read more
  • Call for applicants for the 2014 Peter Cullen Trust leadership program (16 June 2014)

    CRDC, in partnership with Cotton Australia, is again proudly sponsoring the 2014 Peter Cullen Water and Environmental Trust leadership program. The Trust is currently looking for 15 people actively involved in water systems management– be it river or catchment science or policy, rural water or environmentRead more
  • Cotton’s Nuffield Scholar encourages growers to consider 2015 scholarships (2 June 2014)

    Applications are now open for the 2015 Nuffield Scholarships, and current Nuffield scholar and cotton grower Nigel Corish is encouraging growers to put up their hands for the Nuffield scholarship place supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia.Read more