CRDC Spotlight

 

Spotlight is CRDC's quarterly magazine, bringing you the latest news and information from the world of cotton research, development and extension. In this community, you can find all CRDC Spotlight magazines from 2007 onwards. The Spotlight magazines are also accessible via CRDC's website: www.crdc.com.au.

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  • Jenson, Melanie; Redfern, Ruth (CRDC, 2017-09-01)
    The spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, is a special IPM edition. This edition shines the spotlight on early season insect management and the benefits to growers of using integrated pest management principles. ...
  • Jenson, Melanie; Redfern, Ruth (CRDC, 2017-06-01)
    The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, tackles the ongoing threats posed by diseases and weeds. It investigates the partnership between growers, extension officers and pathologists, who are working together to ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2017-03-01)
    The autumn edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, investigates the outcomes of CRDC-funded research helping Central Queensland growers overcome climate challenges. Three years after the applied on-farm research project ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2016-12-01)
    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, shines a light on the triple threat of insects, diseases and weeds facing cotton growers, as a result of so much spring rain. This edition includes CRDC's latest pest ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2016-09)
    The Spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, puts soil and nutrition under the microscope in the lead up to planting. We look at novel measures using satellite telemetry to measure nitrogen status in crops, and how ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2016-06-06)
    The winter edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, investigates the issue of big data and the evolution from precision agriculture to decision agriculture.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2016-03-07)
    The autumn edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, looks at the ground-breaking work CRDC is investing in with its research partners to develop ways to make cotton production more reliable and profitable.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie (CRDC, 2015-12-01)
    In this 25th anniversary special edition of Spotlight, we take a look back at 25 years of innovation and the 25 major achievements of cotton RD&E during this time.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jenson, Melanie; Ceeney, Sally; Strang, Meg; Brown, Chrissy (2015-08-27)
    The spring edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, highlights the improved performance of the cotton industry on many levels. In this issue, hear from Goondiwindi grower Nigel Corish, who reports on the outcomes of his ...
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jensen, Melanie; Ceeney, Sally; Strang, Meg; Brown, Chrissy (2015-06-12)
    The winter edition of CRDC's new-look magazine, Spotlight, looks at how an integrated approach to farming provides benefits at both a farm and industry level
  • Redfern, Ruth; Jensen, Melanie; Ceeney, Sally; Strang, Meg; Brown, Chrissy; Downes, Sharon; Smith, Linda; Maas, Susan; Gordon, Stuart (Cotton Reaearch and Development Corporation, 2015-03-20)
    In this Spotlight we report on research in the Central QLD growing region of Emerald investigating the viability of changing planting dates to accommodate the weather
  • Jensen, Melanie; Redfern, Ruth; Brown, Chrissy; Ceeney, Sally; Williams, Allan; Roughley, Ngaire; Welsh, Jon (Cotton Reaearch and Development Corporation, 2015-01-15)
    The Summer edition of CRDC's quarterly Spotlight magazine, Spotlight, looks at CRDC's R&D collaboration.
  • McLachlan, Abigail; Jenson, Melanie; Cunningham, Yvette; Day, Mary Anne; Gall, Rossina; Viscarra Rossel, Tristan; James, Megan; Tout, Elizabeth; Jenson, Lee (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2007-09-01)
    This issue looks at cotton value chain opportunities including the role of MyBMP, the fiber fineness testing instrument Cottonscan, resistance in weeds and insects. Mirid and aphid control. Articles on biodiversity, carbon ...
  • Boehm, Rohan; Jensen, Melanie (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2009-09-01)
    The life cycle assessment of a cotton garment has been studied and found to have a lower carbon footprint than polyester. This issue also covers integrated pest management of whiteflies, The 2009- 10 Insecticide resistance ...
  • Boehm, Rohan; Jensen, Melanie (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2009-06-01)
    This edition of Spotlight highlights much of the current research and innovation underway to support improved productivity, input efficiency and the quality of Australian cotton. Starting with a feature on Sundown Pastoral ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Crothers, Terri Ann; Day, Mary Anne; Gall, Rossina; Viscarra Rossel, Tristan; James, Megan (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2009-03-01)
    Returns on R and D investment, Monitoring Nitrogen use efficiency, maximizing yield and quality and the changing face of MyBMP feature in the Autumn 2009 edition of spotlight. Education in the form of training and highlighting ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Day, Mary Anne; Gall, Rossina; Viscarra Rossel, Tristan; James, Megan; Hensley, Craig (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2008-12-01)
    This water focused issue include the findings from David Williams research showing Water use efficiency up 40% since 1999. New water application software tools are covered. What should farmers be aware of when conducting ...
  • Boehm, Rohan; Jenson, Melanie (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2010-06-01)
    This edition outlines the industry Vision plan - Vision 2029. Low risk dryland production is covered with an article on The Big Day Out Field Day on Jamie Grants dryland property at Dalby. Annual disease surveys, R and D ...
  • Boehm, Rohan; Jenson, Melanie (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2010-03-01)
    This Autumn edition covers combined research by Cotton and Wool industries, and fashion issues. On the Agronomic the impacts of early defoliation are explained and tailoring irrigation frequency to improve yields and WUE. ...
  • Boehm, Rohan; Jenson, Melanie (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, 2010-03-01)
    This edition includes a roundup of the 2010 Cotton Conference, the Premium Cotton initiative, and a special feature on Development and Delivery. Education in the cotton industry is covered in this edition with articles ...

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