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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Soil moisture mapped during seeding period.. Grain growers in the southern cropping region can access useful soil moisture maps thanks to the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) which is regularly publishing updated maps during the winter crop sowing period... The Australian soil moisture ranking percentile map displays the ranking percentile for this year compared to the previous 99 years, at the same day of the year...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Growers have unprecedented access to historical climate records for risk assessment plus a range of options from four-day weather forecasts to seasonal climate outlooks to forecasts of ocean behaviour for nine months ... The use of the tools will improve the risk management aspect of decision making in an uncertain environment and over time improve the net cost benefits to individual growers... The project recognised the need to address the lack of a formal tool to integrate information that influences decision making at the strategic, tactical and operational levels into a framework structured around a calendar of decision points...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
St George-based Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI) extension agronomist Stuart Pilcher says the trials are seeking viable rotation crop options and crop data specific to the north west NSW and south west Queensland crop production areas... Mr Pilcher said there were considerable time and cost savings and logistical benefits from locating the trials at one site... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has thrown its funding support behind the trials following a regional visit by the GRDC Northern Panel last year...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Farmers see pH as a influencer of yield and test and manage soils ... Overall, farmers lack skills/confidence to have a go - and don't know a "trusted someone" to get advice from... This season he had a delver made and he now contracts himself out to farmers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Barley agronomy highlights: Time of sowing x variety Blakely Paynter1and Andrea Hills,2 Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia; Northam 1and Esperance 2.. x New feed barley options are becoming available that out yield current feed barley varieties... Kojonup may not be suitable for seasons or environments where low in-crop rainfall is experienced...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"The level of understanding of the person setting up each tool will directly impact on how accurately the model replicates the real environment," South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) project officer Alice Butler said... "We found that the simple tools can be easily used by growers, but the more complex ones are consultant tools or require at least consultant and grower collaboration for a reliable and robust set-up.".. "To compare the options, SEPWA conducted a study in 2015 whereby growers at Mount Ney, Condingup, Neridup and Scaddan were set up with Yield Prophet , iPaddockYield, ProductionWise, Potential Yield CALculator (PYCAL) and N-rich Strips," she said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers in the southern cropping region can access useful soil moisture maps thanks to the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) which is regularly publishing updated maps during the winter crop sowing period... The AEGIC was established in November 2012 by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Western Australian State Government (through the Department of Agriculture and Food, WA )... AEGIC supports the trade and use of Australian grains around the world through cutting-edge grain quality and processing technology and market research innovation...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Western Panel Chair and Kojonup grower, Neil Young, helped launch, with DAFWA Director General, Ian Longson, a new 'paper weapon' against weeds at the 2008 Dowerin Machinery Field Days... Wild radish costs WA growers millions of dollars each year in lost production. ".. The weed is becoming increasingly resistant to different herbicide groups and if growers can circumvent this by an integrated approach, cropping in WA will be much more productive," he said. "..
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Wild radish costs WA growers millions of dollars each year in lost production. ".. The weed is becoming increasingly resistant to different herbicide groups and if growers can circumvent this by an integrated approach, cropping in WA will be much more productive," he said. ".. Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
DAFWA senior research officer Mario D'Antuono (left) and Dr Darshan Sharma have developed a new online tool, MyPaddock, for grain growers to address wheat production problems... A new online tool to help wheat growers overcome problems in the paddock has been launched by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA)... "MyPaddock enables users to input their own data for individual paddocks including management practices, pest and disease test results, soil acidity levels, soil nutrition, soil compaction and weeds," Dr Sharma says...
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