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  • Have your say on CRDC’s next Strategic Plan (12 October 2017)

    CRDC is currently working with the cotton industry to develop the organisation’s next five-year strategic plan – the 2018-23 Strategic Plan – and cotton growers are invited to have their say.Read more
  • CRDC welcomes Board Director appointments (27 September 2017)

    The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) has welcomed the appointment of six Directors to the CRDC Board by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP.Read more
  • Meet cotton's newest Nuffield scholar, Luke McKay (19 September 2017)

    Luke McKay from Kununurra, Western Australia has been announced as the newest cotton Nuffield Scholar, with support from CRDC and Cotton Australia.Read more
  • Cotton researchers gather in Canberra for biennial Cotton Research Conference (5 September 2017)

    The cotton research community are meeting in Canberra this week for the biennial Cotton Research Conference, proudly supported by founding and major sponsor, CRDC.Read more
  • Latest Cotton Pest Management Guide released (1 September 2017)

    The Cotton Pest Management Guide 2017-18 is the industry’s premium resource for insect, mite and weed control, disease prevention, biosecurity and spray application information.Read more
  • CRDC Spring Spotlight magazine - out now! (1 September 2017)

    The spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is a special IPM edition. This edition shines the spotlight on early season insect management and the benefits to growers of using integrated pest management principles.Read more
  • Are you a young innovator with a BIG idea? (15 August 2017)

    The 2018 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture - supported by CRDC - are now open. The Awards program, announced today by the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, encourages young rural innovators to think big and contribute to the future success of the cotton industry.Read more
  • Grassroots Grants: taking R&D to the grassroots (6 June 2017)

    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region.Read more
  • Cotton leaders chosen for iconic leadership program (11 May)

    Timothy Chaffey of Quirindi and Richard Malone of Griffith have been selected as cotton's participants in course 24 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP), supported by CRDC, Cotton Australia and Auscott Limited.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Meet cotton's newest Young Farming Champions (8 May 2017)

    In 2017, CRDC has partnered with Art4Agriculture to support the Young Farming Champions program. Today, the two new cotton champions - Jess Lehmann and Nellie Evans - were featured in The Land.Read more
  • Are you cotton's next Nuffield scholar? (10 April 2017)

    Applications are now open for the 2018 Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships, proudly supported by CRDC and Cotton Australia.Read more
  • Join the CRDC team! (3 April 2017)

    CRDC is currently seeking applications for an Accountant to cover a maternity leave vacancy.Read more