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  • 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
  • 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

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