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  • 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 ...
  • Paull, Cate (CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, 2013-06-30)
    Attendance at the 60th Entomological Society of America Annual Conference where a paper on the background of the Australian cotton industry, in particular the Darling Downs landscape, with detail on biology and ecology of ...
  • Hereward, James (University of Queensland, 2015-06)
    This project aimed to minimise the adverse impact of glyphosate-resistant weeds on the cotton industry by assessing the prospect that genetic diversity of targeted weed species can be used to predict which species are at ...
  • Thomas, Amanda (CottonInfo Team, 2015-06-30)
    Consultation with growers about their key areas of interest identified the need for highly localised information about managing nutrition and how the plant reacts under different temperature situations to assist with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ord, Ross; Nettle, Ruth (Agrifood Skills Solutions, 2015-06-30)
    The cotton industry has adopted a very intensive and multiform approach to human capital formation across the industry over many years. These investments cover the full gamut of activities across schools, the university ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2015-06-30)
    In June 2014, irrigation researchers met in Narrabri for IrriCOMM. This workshop arose from discussion between CSIRO, CRDC and NSW DPI about irrigation research. The tools that irrigators are using to manage their ...
  • Whitehouse, Mary (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2015-06-30)
    The overall aim of this project is to improve the ability of refuges to counter both the threat of resistance developing via genetic mutation, and the potential threat of crop failure via inducible tolerance. By accessing ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Roughley, Alexander (Menindee and Lower Darling Cotton Growers Association, 2015-06-30)
    The Menindee and Lower Darling Cotton Growing Association (MLD CGA) is one of a number of CGA organisation's formed throughout cotton growing areas in Australia by local growers and sponsored by Cotton Australia with the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2015-06-30)
    Overall reasons for travel to the USA include: Participate in a visit to the Valent Company to investigate growth regulators for future cotton research; visit with Cotton Inc. to maintain and enhance cotton research ...
  • Cunningham, Saul (2015-06-30)
    Bee hives are sometimes placed near cotton fields where there is a risk that they will be exposed to pesticides such as fipronil. In recent years there have been instances of bee death that have caused concern for beekeepers. ...
  • Baillie, Craig (CRDC, 2015-06-30)
    The Improving energy efficiency on irrigated Australian cotton farms project has developed resources for cotton growers to reduce their energy consumption, updated the cotton industry's myBMP energy module, delivered ...
  • Lowien, Zara (Gwydir Valley Irrigator Association, 2015-06-30)
    This project aim was to achieve a more resilient and competitive cotton farming system through increasing the understanding and awareness of the benefits and disadvantages which may be associated with different row ...

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