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  • CRDC Executive Director announcement (22 October 2018)

    After 14 years at the helm of the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), Executive Director Bruce Finney has today announced that he will be stepping down from his position in January 2019.Read more
  • Next crop of cotton leaders graduate from ARLP (19 October 2018)

    Timothy Chaffey of Quirindi and Richard Malone of Griffith have graduated as cotton's participants in course 24 of the Australian Rural Leadership Program, supported by CRDC, Cotton Australia and Auscott Limited.Read more
  • New cutting edge role to help create more impact from research (10 October 2018)

    CRDC is currently recruiting for a Commercialisation Manager, to help create more impact from CRDC's cotton R&D investments.Read more
  • CRDC in the news: Scholar is ready for Ord cotton challenge (4 Sept 2018)

    CRDC and Cotton Australia supported Nuffield scholar, cotton grower, Luke McKay, features in the West Australian newspaper talking about his Nuffield studies and the potential for cotton growing in the Ord.Read more
  • CRDC's Susan Maas receives Service to Industry Award (1 September 2018)

    Susan Maas was honoured by her community for her dedication to the cotton industry at the Central Highlands Irrigation Awards Dinner last night.Read more
  • Entrepreneurs take flight (15 August 2018)

    Aspiring entrepreneurs had the chance of a lifetime at the 2018 Cotton Conference, with the opportunity to pitch to an audience of prospective customers within the industry and a panel including none other than Mr Shark Tank himself Steve Baxter.Read more
  • Gala awards highlight achievers (11 August 2018)

    The cotton industry has once again honoured its people at the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards.Read more
  • Pushing boundaries, breaking records (10 August 2018)

    The boundaries were definitely pushed at this year’s Australian Cotton Conference, with 2460 people making their way to the Gold Coast to attend the premier industry event.Read more
  • Future industry leaders line up (31 July 2018)

    The Australian cotton industry is ensuring it has a vibrant group of people to take the industry into the future, with the announcement of 16 2018 Australian Future Cotton Leaders (AFCL) participants.Read more
  • Growing cotton interest in Northern Australia (15 July 2018)

    Cotton research featured strongly at the Northern Australia Food Futures Conference held in July in Darwin, NT.Read more
  • New Strategic Plan, new AOP, new logo for CRDC! (1 July 2018)

    The start of the 2018-19 year is significant for CRDC, with the launch of a new five-year Strategic RD&E Plan 2018-23; the accompanying Annual Operational Plan for the first year of this plan; and the launch of a new logo!Read more
  • Growers meet for CRDC's annual priority setting forum (5 June 2018)

    CRDC's annual research priority setting forum was held in Sydney today, with some 50 cotton growers meeting to discuss their RD&E needs under CRDC's new Strategic RD&E Plan 2018-23.Read more