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  • CRDC in the news: Canopy temperature sensors improve irrigation scheduling (19 June 2019)

    A new sensor will allow growers to refine irrigation scheduling, saving water while maintaining yields. Developed by CSIRO researchers and funded through CRDC, the new canopy sensor technology will be commercially available through Goanna Ag.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: More native vegetation beneficial for cotton farms say producers (13 June 2019)

    CRDC-supported researcher, Dr Rhiannon Smith from New England University, has spent 14 years working with the cotton industry, researching benefits for cotton growers by retaining and managing Australian native vegetation.Read more
  • Have your say with the grower survey (13 June 2019)

    Understanding cotton growers is naturally vital to CRDC, and the annual grower survey is one of the methods to gain this understanding. Growers are currently being emailed an invitation to participate in the survey.Read more
  • CRDC Director awarded AM (11 June 2019)

    CRDC Board Director, Emeritus Professor Les Copeland, has been awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of this weekend's Queens Birthday Honours.Read more
  • Must have manual is here (7 June 2019)

    World-class RD&E is one reason Australian cotton growers are the best in the world. One publication, updated annually, collates all this information as an easy to follow manual: the Australian Cotton Production Manual.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: USQ researcher digs into cotton industry decisions (5 June 2019)

    Researcher Dr Geraldine Wunsch from the University of Southern Queensland has spent years digging into the things that make Australian cotton growers tick. She features in this interview with Queensland Country Life.Read more
  • Growing a digital future: Creating a data governance framework (5 June 2019)

    Why is an agricultural data governance framework important? As agricultural data collection gathers pace, both the risks and rewards of the collection, collation and sharing of this data will rapidly escalate.Read more
  • Winter edition of CRDC's Spotlight magazine out now! (3 June 2019)

    The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, has just been released, acknowledging the role of women in the industry with the celebration of International Day for Women and Girls in Science.Read more
  • Growers identify new RD&E priorities for cotton (29 May 2019)

    The CRDC investment round for 2020-21 commenced in Brisbane today with our RD&E Priority Forum, held in conjunction with the Cotton Australia general meeting.Read more
  • Congratulations to Australia's first female Agriculture Minister (27 May 2019)

    CRDC has congratulated Senator the Hon. Bridget McKenzie for her appointment as Australia's first female Agriculture Minister.Read more
  • Creating disease suppressive soils (22 May 2019)

    Growers are increasingly changing the way they manage disease, by creating disease-suppressive systems as opposed to looking for silver bullets. It’s about prevention rather than cures.Read more
  • Work with us! Now recruiting for GM R&D & two Managers, R&D (18 May 2019)

    CRDC is currently recruiting for a new General Manager, R&D Investment and two Managers, R&D Investment to lead and direct our research and development portfolio.Read more

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