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Meeting the challenge of the drought

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The hot, dry conditions of September and October have largely curtailed the yield potential of most crops, which were already struggling with a difficult season... A number of steps are being implemented to maintain, with our partners across the grains sector, an effective R&D program... It is important to note that, given the severity and widespread nature of this drought, the GRDC"s ability to minimise the impact on R&D is a consequence of a reserve policy that has enabled us to build up the financial buffer that we now have at our disposal...