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  • CottonInfo launches Birds on Cotton farms app! (1 February 2016)

    CottonInfo has today launched a Birds on Cotton Farms app, designed to help cotton growers identify the common bird species found on cotton farms, and understand how to manage their habitats.Read more
  • CRDC and CottonInfo: taking nutrition research to growers (27 January 2016)

    The cotton industry’s leading nutrition researchers will go on-farm across five cotton growing valleys in February to discuss the latest research findings with cotton growers.Read more
  • Growers, seeking your input into CRDC's annual Growing Practices survey (25 January 2016)

    CRDC's annual Cotton Growing Practices Survey has just been released for the 2015-16 season, and cotton growers are encouraged to have their say.Read more
  • Two new reports highlight cotton's on-farm practices (4 Jan 2016)

    Two recent CRDC-funded surveys - the Cotton Growing Practices survey and the CCA Cotton Consultants Survey - have shed light on on-farm cotton growing practices and attitudes.Read more
  • 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

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