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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  • Grundy, Paul; Grundy, Tonia (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, 2018-06-30)
    Online content is now a major resource for many in the agricultural community, with downloadable publications, interactive apps, and multimedia platform providers such as YouTube increasingly being utilised by government ...
  • Martin, Alana; Scott, Grace (Alana Martin;Grace Scott, 2017-06-30)
    A scholarship for those passionate about agriculture Agriculture offers the most dynamic and diversified number of career pathways of any industry in Australia. Across agriculture there is a diverse range of jobs on offer ...
  • Smith, John (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2018-06-30)
    This project funded the purchase of four row cotton precision planter for the establishment of cotton experiments in southern NSW. As the cotton industry rapidly expands into southern NSW, the purchase of a four row ...
  • Durham, John (Southern Valleys cotton Growers Association, 2018-06-30)
    Southern Valley irrigators recently sought funding to assist with an education and outreach program to assist with two issues which had been identified in their region. The two issues chosen to tackle were: 1. Spray drift ...
  • Broughton, Katie; Bange, Michael (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-05-30)
    Climate change will affect cotton through rising atmospheric CO2 levels, higher temperatures, lower humidity (high Vapour Pressure Deficit (VPD)) and reduced water availability. Fortunately predictions for climate change ...
  • Keogh, Michael; Heath, Richard (The Australian Farm Institute, 2018-12-30)
    The role of public-sector agricultural research, development and extension (R,D&E) investment as a starting point for innovation and productivity growth in agriculture is well understood, with numerous international studies ...
  • Brookes, Dean (The University of Queensland, 2018-12-30)
    This travel funding sponsored attendance at the intital planning meeting for the Rural R&D for Profit project “Improving Plant Pest Management through Cross Industry Deployment of Smart Sensor, Diagnostics and Forecasting”.
  • O'Brien, Mary; Ayliffe, Emma (Darling Downs CGA; Menindee & Lower Darling CGA, 2015-06-30)
    CRDC’s Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region. Up to $10,000 in funding is available for CGAs to help fund a project aimed ...
  • Vogel, Stacey (Vogel Consulting, 2017-06-30)
    CRDC 2013-2018 Strategic R&D Plan under its Responsible Landscape Management theme, outlines the industries desire to lead in managing natural resources and be recognized for its leadership in environmental performance. ...
  • Schwenke, Graeme (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2015-06-30)
    Capital expenditure under the Australian Government, Department of Agriculture, Action on the Ground project “Determining optimum N strategies for abatement of emissions for different irrigated cotton systems” resulted in ...
  • Melland, Alice; Antille, Diogenes; Pittaway, Pam (University of Southern Queensland, 2018-06-30)
    Organic matter in soil can supply more than 50% of the nitrogen (N) to cotton crops, but this pool of N supply is dynamic and difficult to predict. Soil bacteria are responsible for mineralising soil organic N and hydrolysing ...
  • Quayle, Wendy (Deakin University, 2019-06-30)
    Cotton is now a significant crop in the irrigated Riverina region of southern NSW, Australia, increasing in area from approximately 39,000 ha in 2013 to 90,050 ha in 2018 and contributing from between 10-30% of Australia’s ...
  • Jaramillo, Andres (Sugar Research Australia, 2018-06-30)
    The focus of the project was the strengthening of the existing extension efforts on new irrigation scheduling technologies. A combination of tools were used and promoted as aids to improve the accuracy of depth of water ...
  • McAllister, Andy; Morris, Mike; Hussain, Amjed; Cook, Tony; Githui, Faith (2018-06-30)
    Economic and social concerns are driving an increased focus on water use in irrigated dairying in south east Australia. Engineering improvements in irrigation supply infrastructure have substantially increased the ability ...
  • Chaffey, Ali; Smith, John (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries; CottonInfo, 2018-06-30)
    Following the success of CottonInfo researcher tours over recent years, the 2018 “Optimising Irrigation & Nitrogen” tour aimed to bring together researchers, industry, advisors and growers; with the objective of raising ...
  • Roth, Guy; Smith, John (Roth Rural; University of Sydney, 2018-06-30)
    This project aimed to improve the profit of 3,000 cotton, dairy, rice and sugar irrigators with the support of 16 research and development partners and 19 farmer irrigation technology learning sites. Grower led irrigation ...
  • Scheer, Clemens (Queensland University of Technology, 2018-06-30)
    Fertiliser nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated cotton was assessed on the Darling Downs over 3 years. A total of 47 treatments were examined from 2015/16-2017/18 from 12 locations combining N application rate (farmer’s ...
  • Jackson, Rod (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2018-06-30)
    This projected funded the purchase of an autoclave, which was identified as a critical capital asset for ACRI, with multiple NSW DPI and CSIRO research projects utilising the unit for cleaning and decontamination of ...
  • McDougall, Sandra (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2018-12-30)
    The cotton industry in southern NSW has expanded from negligible areas less than a decade ago to 70,680 ha harvested in 2014, 44,201 ha in 2016, and predictions of 90,000 ha in the 2017/18 season, with plantings into ...
  • Holman, Sharna (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries;CottonInfo, 2018-08-30)
    The annual FUSCOM panel forum provides an opportunity to share updates on all pathology research projects, providing peer support and project review to researchers. This event also helps to provide direction on RD&E ...

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