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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  • Bowman, Rachel (Seedbed Media, 2015-06-30)
    Seedbed Media was appointed to provide communications support for CottonInfo’s Carbon Farming extension and outreach project. The project engaged growers via four key topics; Nitrogen efficiency, energy efficiency, natural ...
  • Laurie, Anne; Curtis, Michael; Heath, Richard; Darragh, Lucy; McRobert, Katie (Australian Farm Institute, 2018-06-30)
    Risk is ever-present in Australian agriculture. It is not a new issue for farm businesses and has in fact often been the driver for new ideas, innovation and change. However, the nature of these risks is constantly changing, ...
  • Keogh, Michael (Australian Farm Institute, 2018-06-30)
    The Australian Farm Institute (AFI) held the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture conference at the Crown Promenade Melbourne on the 15th and 16th of June 2017. With support from gold partners, PwC, and bronze ...
  • McRobert, Katie; Darragh, Lucy; Laurie, Anne (Australian Farm Institute, 2019-06-30)
    The Australian agricultural statistics system is in a process of evolution, but as yet is still in a far from ideal state. Data for the sector is often incomplete, out of date, and irrelevant or purposeless. There is an ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    The Cotton Australia grower RD&E Advisory Panels provide a critical role within the cotton industry by providing practical advice on research, development and extension needs and priorities. This advice is important guidance ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    Cotton Australia engages cotton growers, consultants, and representatives of industry bodies to provide strategic advice regarding CRDC investments and industry stewardship programs. The Cotton Australia Member Representatives ...
  • Cottee, Nicola (Cotton Australia, 2018-06-30)
    The Cotton Field Awareness Map is an industry initiative which has been designed to highlight the location of cotton fields. The service is provided free of charge with the purpose of minimising off-target damage from ...
  • Quinn, James (CottonInfo Team, 2018-06-30)
    Deep drainage and runoff, combined with poor nitrogen fertiliser practice, is resulting in significant nitrogen losses in early season irrigation. Currently 33% of growers are applying over 300kg N/ha, with research showing ...
  • Bierhoff, Bernard (Walgett Cotton Growers Association, 2019-06-30)
    Growers in the Walgett Cotton Growers Association(CGA) have shown ongoing interest in ensuring that they are at the forefront of new technologies and ideas. The growers have become very good at managing their resources and ...
  • Wiseman, Leanne (Griffith University, 2018-06-30)
    This travel exchange sponsorship funded the researcher to present t two international conferences, their paper based on the findings of the Legal Dimensions aspects of the Accelerating Precision Agriculture to Decision ...
  • Ferrier, Louisa (Birchip Cropping Group, 2019-08-30)
    This travel sponsorship funded the attendance of the researcher to present "Connectivity, Capability and Trust" as a guest speaker at the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry conference at the Gold Coast to an industry audience ...
  • Sauer, Brooke (CRDC, 2019-06-30)
    The AgTech Finder is a direct response to challenges facing the industry relating to barriers to new technology adoption - namely, the ability for agribusinesses to know what is available and understand the essential ...
  • Onus, Casey (Landmark Tamworth, 2018-06-30)
    This study tour and work experience opportunity was undertaken to give the student researcher a broader look at cotton, agricultural technology and general agriculture in America and Canada, in the hope of finding practices ...
  • Han, Si Yang (The University of Sydney, 2019-06-30)
    Soil moisture (SM) can highly vary in space and time, and this can have a significant impact on cotton crop yield and fibre quality. Irrigated cotton accounts for over a quarter of all irrigated agriculture in Australia. ...
  • O'Brien, Mary (CottonInfo Team and Upper Namoi Cotton Growers Association, 2019-06-30)
    This project funding supported two workshops held in the Upper Namoi area; one in Spring Ridge, and one in Boggabri. The objectives of the workshops were twofold; 1) To provide opportunity for both cotton growers and others ...
  • Heagney, Annette (Annette Heagney, 2017-06-30)
    A reflection of the value of the Cotton Production course by attendee Annette Heagney. "The Cotton Production Course has immensely assisted me in my daily working life by providing a thorough understanding of cotton and ...
  • Phillip, Andrew (Northern Territory Farmers Association Inc., 2019-06-30)
    Cotton has been looked to be a commercial crop in the Northern Territory on several occasions over the last 100 years, firstly as a wet season crop and more recently (in the last 25 years) as a dry season (winter) crop. ...
  • Heimoana, Simone (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-06-30)
    Along with length, strength, micronaire and leaf content, the colour grade of cotton is a critical component of the set of characteristics used to assess the overall quality of a sample of cotton, and thereby determine its ...
  • Quinn, James; Waters, Warwick (Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd, 2018-06-30)
    The project objective of increasing understanding of Canopy Temperature Sensors(CTS) in cotton production systems was achieved by using the technology on farm. The growers were extended information during the season on CTS ...
  • Kingston, Kate (Griffith University, 2019-06-30)
    Drought is one of these natural weather phenomena set to accelerate that causes massive losses to agricultural crops, increase land degradation, reduce clean water supplies and thereby inducing malnutrition and starvation, ...

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