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  • Delivering impact through investment and innovation: CRDC publishes five year impact report (25 Feb 2019)

    CRDC has published a summary of key investments and achievements under its 2013-18 Strategic Plan.Read more
  • CRDC-supported researcher develops sharp solution for waste glass (22 Feb 2019)

    CRDC-supported PhD candidate Rhys Pirie and his supervisor, Professor Damien Batsone have developed a method to extract liquid silicate from waste glass, and it can be used to make thousands of products - including fertiliser for cotton growers.Read more
  • CRDC talks sustainable water use and cotton RD&E with Senators (22 Feb 2019)

    CRDC's Acting Executive Director, Dr Ian Taylor, met with Senators in Canberra today for Senate Estimates, supported by CRDC Director Greg Kauter and General Manager, Business and Finance, Graeme Tolson.Read more
  • CRDC-supported Agtech startup a pitch tent finalist at evokeAG (21 Feb 2019)

    CRDC-supported Agtech startup FluroSat was a pitch tent finalist at this week's AgriFutures Australia evokeAG event in Melbourne.Read more
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 Feb 2019)

    Today, 11 February, is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. So today, and everyday, we recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution women make in cotton science: be it in research, development, extension or growing the cotton crop.Read more
  • CRDC Directors on farm with growers and researchers at Griffith (8 Feb 2019)

    CRDC's Board of Directors went on farm in Griffith this week as part of their visit to the region for their Board meeting.Read more
  • Latest cotton grower survey shows increase in positivity in the industry (5 Feb 2019)

    The results of CRDC’s latest cotton grower survey have just been released, providing a snapshot of grower sentiment and on-farm practices during the 2017-18 season and allowing us to gauge the impact of our research, development and extension.Read more
  • Who will help run the farm? New report from cotton grower & Nuffield scholar (1 Feb 2019)

    A new report has been released today by Nuffield Australia, from Nuffield scholar and Wee Waa cotton grower, Daniel Kahl.Read more
  • ID your weeds: new CRDC-supported weeds app out now! (18 Jan 2019)

    A new weed identification mobile app has been released. Weeds of Australian Cotton is a tool for cotton growers and their advisors, designed to assist in identifying 50 key weed species.Read more
  • Converting waste to energy: does trash stack up? (9 Jan 2019)

    Research commissioned by CRDC has found the conversion of cotton gin trash to ethanol is scientifically achievable – but is it an economic reality?Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Cotton LCA - the need to do more than score (17 Dec 2018)

    CRDC R&D Manager Allan Williams is featured in Exotextile - the environmental magazine for the global textile supply chain.Read more
  • Science-grown cotton: Summer Spotlight magazine out now! (1 December 2018)

    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is out now! This edition focuses on research results and science-based best practices to help cotton growers successfully produce their 2018-19 crop.Read more