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  • Landline highlights Emerald research trial (9 November 2014)

    Last week, ABC’s Landline accompanied growers and researchers on a field walk in Emerald for an on-the-ground look at the CRDC-funded research project: ‘climate opportunities for more reliable boll filling’.Read more
  • Spring spotlight on precision irrigation (11 November 2014)

    The Spring edition of CRDC’s quarterly magazine, Spotlight, is an irrigation special – focusing on the key water availability and water efficiency decisions for growers at the start of the 2014-15 cotton season.Read more
  • CRDC attends ICAC meeting in Greece (7 November 2014)

    This week saw the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) hold their 73rd Plenary Meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece, with CRDC represented by Chair Dr Mary Corbett, Executive Director Bruce Finney and R&D Program Manager Allan Williams.Read more
  • Cotton in the top end? (4 November 2014)

    CRDC’s General Manager of R&D Investment, Ian Taylor, attended the Northern Australia Food Futures Conference in Darwin this week, speaking about the potential for cotton production in northern Australia.Read more
  • Disease control on the agenda at FUSCOM (5 November 2014)

    CRDC’s R&D Program Manager, Susan Maas, attended the three day Fusarium Wilt Research and Extension Coordinating Committee (FUSCOM) event in Toowoomba this week.Read more
  • Cotton's first Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy released (10 November 2014)

    The industry’s first ever Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy (HRMS) has been released. The HRMS is a tool that has been formulated for weed management in irrigated and dryland farming systems, with the inclusion of herbicide-tolerant cotton, to delay glyphosate resistance.Read more
  • CRDC welcomes Board Director appointments (22 October 2014)

    CRDC has today welcomed the appointment by the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, of five Directors to the CRDC Board.Read more
  • Cotton growers, have your say! (9 October 2014)

    CRDC's annual Cotton Growing Practices survey is now open, and cotton growers are invited to participate!Read more
  • CRDC now on twitter! (1 October 2014)

    CRDC is now on twitter, enabling you to keep up to date with all the latest from the world of cotton research.Read more
  • Furthering your cotton career: opportunities for young scientists! (14 August 2014)

    Up and coming cotton scientists are being encouraged to apply for two great opportunities: CRDC’s summer scholarship program, and the Department of Agriculture’s 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture.Read more
  • CRDC summer scholarships extended! (29 September 2014)

    The closing date for CRDC's summer scholarships program has been extended - and all CRDC research partners, researchers and extension officers are encouraged to apply.Read more
  • An eye on the horizon: CRDC hosts futures forums (29 September 2014)

    CRDC will this week host three futures forums, designed to help identify areas of priority for future research and development (R&D) funding.Read more