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  • 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
  • Sharpening their leadership skills: Future Cotton Leaders’ selected (2 June 2014)

    15 future industry leaders have been selected from a field of strong candidates to participate in the industry’s fourth biennial Future Cotton Leaders Program. The program, an initiative of Cotton Australia in partnership with CRDC, is recognised as the premier leadership development program for the cotton industry.Read more
  • Countdown to the Australian Cotton Conference! (29 May 2014)

    CRDC is proud to be a foundation sponsor of the Australian cotton industry’s major biennial event – the Australian Cotton Conference.Read more
  • Growers invited to Field to Fabric training course (27 May 2014)

    Have you ever wondered whether agricultural practices, storage, ginning and handling of cotton have an impact upon the quality of the end product? Then the Field to Fabric training course is for you!Read more
  • Cotton under the microscope: PhD students tour industry (19 May 2014)

    18 PhD and postdoc students from across Australia’s east coast had a behind-the-scenes look at the cotton industry at Narrabri last week, visiting dryland and irrigated cotton farms, exploring the cotton seed, ginning, and classing processes and hearing about the range of research underway.Read more
  • Five Horizon Scholars selected for CRDC support (16 April 2014)

    Five undergraduate students from across the country have been selected as recipients of the coveted Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) Horizon Scholarship, with support of the cotton industry through CRDC.Read more
  • Warwick Waters new CottonInfo program manager (14 April 2014)

    CottonInfo, the Australian cotton industry’s joint extension program, is under the leadership of a new program manager, Warwick Waters.Read more