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  • Are you a young innovator with a BIG idea? (15 August 2017)

    The 2018 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture - supported by CRDC - are now open. The Awards program, announced today by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, encourages young rural innovators to think big and contribute to the future success of the cotton industry.Read more
  • Grassroots Grants: taking R&D to the grassroots (6 June 2017)

    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region.Read more
  • Cotton leaders chosen for iconic leadership program (11 May)

    Timothy Chaffey of Quirindi and Richard Malone of Griffith have been selected as cotton's participants in course 24 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP), supported by CRDC, Cotton Australia and Auscott Limited.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Meet cotton's newest Young Farming Champions (8 May 2017)

    In 2017, CRDC has partnered with Art4Agriculture to support the Young Farming Champions program. Today, the two new cotton champions - Jess Lehmann and Nellie Evans - were featured in The Land.Read more
  • Are you cotton's next Nuffield scholar? (10 April 2017)

    Applications are now open for the 2018 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships, proudly supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia.Read more
  • Join the CRDC team! (3 April 2017)

    CRDC is currently seeking applications for an Accountant to cover a maternity leave vacancy.Read more
  • Ready to up the ante? Applications now open for Rural.xo microhack #2! (28 March 2017)

    Applications are now open for the second of CRDC's two Rural.XO microhacks with Pollenizer and the Fisheries RDC: helping to take your innovative idea and turn it into a reality.Read more
  • Call for cotton leaders: 2017 Peter Cullen Trust (27 March 2017)

    CRDC is again proudly supporting the Peter Cullen Water and Environmental Trust 'Science to Policy' leadership program in 2017, providing one cotton industry leader with a sponsored position in the program.Read more
  • Dr Priscilla Johnston awarded cotton’s science and innovation award (8 March 2017)

    Dr Priscilla Johnston, a chemist in CSIRO’s Manufacturing division, has been awarded the cotton Science and Innovation Award in Canberra overnight.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Research brings water efficiencies to cotton farming (13 Feb 2017)

    Trangie cotton grower, and CRDC and Cotton Australia supported Nuffield scholar, Tom Quigley, was featured in the Western Magazine today.Read more
  • CRDC board goes on farm at Theodore (9 February 2017)

    CRDC's board of directors went on-farm in Theodore this week, visiting local cotton growers and discussing the R&D needs of the Dawson Valley.Read more
  • Challenging the status quo: CRDC seeking innovators for start-up science workshops (25 January 2017)

    The cotton industry’s research and development organisation, CRDC, is calling for applications from cotton industry innovators to take part in a unique series of start-up science workshops.Read more