CRDC Final Reports

 

In this community, you will find CRDC's library of more than 1,100 final reports, ranging from 1986 to 2017. Reports are uploaded on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

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  • Linda, Smith; Linda, Scheikowski (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    The reason for travel is to attend the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conference to be held from the 6 – 8 January at the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, LA, USA. Coordinated by the National Cotton Council (NCC) and its cooperating ...
  • Perrett, Edward; Heath, Richard; Keogh, Michael; Laurie, A; Darragh, L (Australian Farm Institute, 2017-12-31)
    The potential economic gains for the Australian farm sector and associated supply chains arising from the adoption of decision agriculture will be estimated and recommendations made for business models and strategies to ...
  • Fraser, Greg (2016-06-30)
    An efficient plant biosecurity system is vital for protecting Australia’s $31.8 billion plant production industries and our unique environment from exotic plant pest threats. Research, development and extension (R,D&E) are ...
  • Jakku, Emma; Zhang, Airong; Llewellyn, Rick (CSIRO, 2017-12-30)
    This project has conducted a nation-wide survey to better understand Australian producers’ needs and issues in relation to agricultural data. The survey included multiple industries and regions, to increase the researchers ...
  • Gourley, Ian (Dryland Cotton Research Association, 2017-06-30)
    Achieving reliable, even crop establishment has been identified through the Dryland Cotton Research Association (DCRA) project meetings as one of the major concerns dryland cotton growers face. This issue has gained ...
  • McCullagh, Emma; Elsden, Sam (Central Highlands Cotton Growers and Irrigators Association, 2016-06-30)
    Australian cotton production has fluctuated dramatically over the last five years. The industry’s capacity to respond to these rapid and extreme fluctuations is largely attributable to the strength of its people, their ...
  • Welsh, Jon (Cotton Info Team, 2016-06-30)
    The Binnia Valley is located on the western end of the Liverpool Range approximately 70km south of Mullaley and 20km north of Coolah. In terms of availability of agronomic and technical resources the area is considered ...
  • Brown, David; Sutton, Bruce; Brown, David; Darlington, Bronwyn (University of Technology, 2014-06-30)
    The Australian cotton industry has invested heavily in developing strategies to bolster its competitive position, particularly in terms of quality and best practice in on-farm management as reflected in myBMP. One of the ...
  • Graham, Charles (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2015-06-30)
    This project built on many years of weeds work supported by CRDC and value added to earlier research, while providing strategic information to growers in support of MyBMP, based around updating WEEDpak. WEEDpak, the guide ...
  • Holman, Sharna (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    CRDC 2015/16 Summer Scholarships (S/S ) Purpose- Strategic Plan Targets 1.Farmers 2. Industry 3.Customers 4. People 5.Performance ...
  • Byrne, Rebecca; Goodhew, Nicholas; Thomas, Christopher; Milner, Matthew; Devlin, Alice; Mulligan, Lyndon (University of New England, 2013-06-30)
    The Cotton Production Course began in 1994 and originally consisted of three units; Applied Cotton Production, Cotton Protection and Cotton and the Environment. At that time the Australian cotton industry was expanding ...
  • Smith, Linda; Davis, Mike; Woodward, Jason; Kirkpatrick, Terry; Rothrock, Craig (QLD Dept. Natural Resources and Mines, 30-06-20)
    FUSCOM has always been an excellent means to encourage collaboration between research groups within Australia and communicate research activities to various groups. But one of the greatest assets of this meeting is the ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2015-06-30)
    CottonMap is currently an ongoing annual investment. The Cotton Field Awareness Map pinpoints the location of cotton fields, to assist in minimising off-target damage from downwind pesticide application, particularly ...
  • O'Callaghan, Kate; Cowlick, Tom (Southern Valley CGA, 2015-06-30)
    The Southern Valleys CGA had seen other valleys participate in Back Paddock nutrition workshops and identified this as a need in our region. We sought ways to better engage our cotton growers as many of them are new to ...
  • MacDonald, Ben (CSIRO Land & Water, 2016-06-30)
    The potential contribution of surface and ground water to overall nitrous oxide emissions from irrigated production systems has not yet been quantified. In this study we have used the International Panel on Climate Change ...
  • Chudleigh, Peter (Agtrans Research, 2016-06-30)
    This report presents the results of an impact assessment of a cluster of six WUE projects funded by the CRDC over the years 2010-2015. In addition to CRDC funding (a combination of statutory levies paid by industry ...
  • Lembo, Kay (University of Tasmania, 2014-06-30)
    partnering with the Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) has been a key strategy for the cotton industry to ensure it has access to, and availability of skilled professionals into the future. PISCE is an ...
  • Bell, Mike (University of Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    Current nutrient management strategies are based primarily on the concept of cost effective nutrient management (i.e. deriving an economic return from fertilizer investment), unless managers have consciously embarked on a ...
  • Wilson, Lewis; Heimona, Simone (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2016-10-30)
    This travel sponsorship enable two researchers to attend and present research outcomes from Australia relevant to other parts of the world at the International Congress of Entomology in Orlando and to inform ourselves of ...
  • Leray, Jerome (Western Aerial Mapping, 2017-06-30)
    The primary aim of this project is to determine whether inexpensive Drones (UAVs) can be used to detect and define early stage VW in cotton. This scope of the project also specifies that equipment used must be easy to ...

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