Browsing 2013 Final Reports by Issue Date

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  • Miao, Menghe; Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering, 2013-06-30)
    The objectives of this project were to compare results from Uster Technologies IntelliGin system, an in-line leaf, colour and moisture monitor for cotton ginning, with leaf and colour grade results from the standard High ...
  • Willis, Ed (CGA, 2013-06-30)
    Building growers capacity to adopt and adapt innovation ensures the outputs of research have the greatest impact. Interest and motivation from growers to engage more actively in industry extension can be greatly enhanced ...
  • Unknown author (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2013-06-30)
    In 2012–13 NSW DPI undertook a nine month bench-marking project in both the western and southern NSW irrigation production region commissioned by the CRDC. The aims of this project were for key NSW DPI agronomists to ...
  • Wilson, Lewis; Mensah, Robert (CSIRO Plant Industry, Department of Agriculture, 2013-06-30)
    Drs Robert Mensah and Lewis Wilson were invited by on the Organising Committee of the International Congress of Entomology Conference to organise a symposium on the 'Biological control of emerging pests on transgenic ...
  • Hunter, Sally (FundBase Pty ltd, 2013-06-30)
    A Cotton Skills Benchmarking system ( http://agskills.com.au ) has been developed and now needs to be ground-truthed with cotton growers. This report provides feedback from 1.5-20 industry members about the usability, ...
  • Bell, Charlie; Hunter, Sally (2013-06-30)
    Human Capacity Assessment and Benchmarking project funded by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation through the Human Capacity program has resulted in the development and delivery of the Cotton Industry Skills ...
  • Roth, Guy (Roth Rural & Regional Pty Ltd, 2013-06-30)
    The project has developed three practising certified myBMP auditors. There are currently no growers waiting for a certification audit. Seven farms have now reached “Certification Status”, five of which were achieved via ...
  • Naylor, Geoff (CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, 2013-06-30)
    The cotton industry relies on HVI measurements of cotton fibre quality for commercial trading. The current scoping study has confirmed the influence of cotton fibre length on the HVI Strength measurement i.e. cottons with ...
  • Chen, Guangnan (National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA), 2013-06-30)
    The purpose of the travel sponsorship was for Dr Guangnan Chen to attend and present a paper on “Developing Life Cycle Inventory for Life Cycle Assessment of Australian Cotton” at the 2013 ALCAS Conference held in ...
  • Smith, Linda (Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, 2013-06-30)
    Travel to attend the Fusarium Laboratory Workshop in June, 2012 offered the opportunity to enhance technical skills as a Plant Pathologist, with emphasis on Fusarium identification. The ability to identify Fusarium species ...
  • Cunningham, Robbie; Krieg, Georgina; Durkin, Chris; Harparsum, John; Ingram, Danni; Ingram, Robert (CRDC, Participants, 2013-06-30)
    The Cotton export market is highly competitive and when it comes to quality Australia needs to be the world's best. To realise this goal, the whole of the Australian Cotton supply chain must continuously improve its supply ...
  • Gilmour, Mandy (Lower Namoi Cotton Growers Association, 2013-06-30)
    There isn't another Cotton Fibre Expo (AustralianCFE) like the one held in Australia, in the world. Entrants to the Expo are showcasing to the world the versatility, practicality and uniqueness of cotton. The ACFE ask ...
  • Groves, Kate (Gunnedah High School Year 12, 2013, 2013-06-30)
    "When schools, families & community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in school, stay in school longer & like school more" (Henderson & Mapp, 2002) " The key to improving student ...
  • Jenkins, Claire (Macquarie Cotton Growers Association, 2013-06-30)
    This project sought to create a forum which brings together all levels of the cotton industry in the Macquarie Valley and from across all geographical areas of the valley, giving a platform for an exchange of information ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pereg, Lily (University of New England, 2013-06-30)
    Final Report Executive Summary The sustainability of crop production is a key issue for agricultural systems. Maintaining soil biodiversity is important for promoting soil health and sustainable crop production. The ...
  • Miao, Menghe; Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Manufacturing Flagship, 2013-06-30)
    It is important for ginners to monitor classing and leaf grade in order to maximize grower returns in terms of classing grade, and to reduce fibre damage. The grade from samples drawn during ginning will determine the ...
  • Krajewski, Dr. Andrew (CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering, 2013-06-30)
    Seed fingers are an important part of the gin stand and are used to control the seed roll load, which in turn sets the turn-out and trash cleaning capacity of the gin stand. Yet mechanically the seed fingers are undeveloped ...
  • van der Sluijs, Rene; Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Manufacturing Flagship, 2013-06-30)
    There is considerable interest within the Australian cotton industry to develop Long Staple Upland cotton (nominally referred to as ALS) varieties to obtain the high premiums paid for fine long and strong staple fibre which ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry, 2013-06-30)
    A survey was conducted to ascertain the presence of feral cotton plants in off-farm drainage areas and along roadsides associated with cotton production and transport throughout Queensland and parts of northern NSW. The ...

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