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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Grundy, Pau (Australian Association Cotton Scientists, 2015-09-30)
    The Association of Australian Cotton Scientists aims to facilitate a biennial cotton research conference that provides an opportunity for the Australia’s cotton research and extension community to come together and present ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anderson, Fiona (Crop Consultants Australia Incorporated, 2015-06-30)
    This annual survey project measures the impacts and outcomes of research and production critical to the Australian cotton industry. Crop Consultants Australia (CCA) has collected quantitative and qualitative data for the ...
  • Luo, Qunying (University of Technology, 2016-06-30)
    A warmer and drier climate has been projected in Australia especially for the inner part of Australia (CSIRO, 2007) which covers the cotton production regions. This change will have significant implications for the sustainable ...
  • Bennett, John; Baillie, Craig; Woodhouse, Nathan; Jenson, Troy (University of Southern Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    Technological innovations in the cotton industry are advancing mechanisation and seeking to create improved efficiencies of labour and energy inputs. These innovations are often adopted rapidly without specific knowledge ...
  • Cherry, Tobin; Downes, Sharon; Christensen, Bron (Auscott Ltd, 2016-06-30)
    The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation was established in 1992 based on the premise that developing leaders in rural, regional and remote Australia could influence change across organisations, industries as a whole, ...
  • Krajewski., Andrew (CSIRO Manufacturing Flagship, 2015-06-30)
    Gin stands are responsible for the removal of fibre from the seed. Seed fingers are an important part of the gin stand and are used to control the seed roll load. Yet mechanically the seed fingers are undeveloped in terms ...
  • Marcora, Anna; Schellhorn, Nancy (CSIRO Agriculture, 2015-06-30)
    Cotton growers spend thousands of dollars annually monitoring insect pests and beneficials. The information generated from monitoring is used to make pest control decisions. However, insect monitoring is costly, information ...
  • Gordon, Bill (Bill Gordon Consulting Pty Ltd, 2015-06-30)
    This project examined the costs and benefits of defoliation strategies used in the defoliation of high input irrigated cotton crops. The project comprised of a field trial and a survey of irrigated cotton enterprises. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Geddes, Tracey (Central Highlands Cotton Growers and Irrigators Association, 2015-06-30)
    The 40 year anniversary of the construction of the Fairbairn Dam and Emerald Irrigation Scheme prompted the Central Highlands Cotton Growers & Irrigator's Association (CHCG&IA), alongside motivated growers and industry ...
  • Marshall, Kate; Langfield, Kate (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2015-06-30)
    The pest status of A. gossypii in Australian cotton has steadily increased since the 1990’s when it was considered a late season secondary pest suppressed by insecticides used against other insect species (Wilson 1996). ...
  • Smith, Rod (University of Southern Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    Development and demonstration of a practical and commercially viable ‘smart’ automation system for furrow irrigation was the aim and key outcome of this project. The system consists of three major component parts.
  • Bartimote, Timothy (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    Water is the most limiting input in irrigated cotton production. Compaction reduces access to the soil water resource and reduces soil health. Incorporating Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) in 1.5 m row irrigated cotton ...
  • Knight, Sally (Sally Knight, 2015-06-30)
    Represention of CRDC role as the Co-Ordinator of the 2015/16 AES School based trainees programme. Represent the CRDC role and industry at the Primary Industry Health & Safety Partnership Teleconferences and at the National ...
  • van der Sluijs, René (CSIRO Manufacturing, 2015-06-30)
    The drought from 2006/07 through 2008/09 seriously impacted the Australian ginning sector. A large number of experienced people left the industry due to the short seasons and having only a handful of gins operating. At ...
  • Lower, Tony (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    To maximise improvements in work health and safety, it is vital to have the best available evidence available to understand the risks that exist. In turn, this can help to define the best control solutions to reduce these ...

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