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Tough years show just how far we have come

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Australian grain growers have a reputation for their readiness to adopt new knowledge and technologies and have developed grain growing into sophisticated and successful farming systems... Plant breeders have developed a wide range of varieties that give growers the ability to match variety to time of seeding, soil type and the season to reduce the risks associated with a dry finish or frost... As climate change imposes more changes and pressures on agriculture, growers will need to continue to develop farming systems, particularly with respect to exposure to risk and optimising the conversion of water into a saleable commodity every year...