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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Market Based Ecosystem Services 2009 Nuffield Australia All rights reserved... Recognising that agriculture is vital to the nation's food security and sustainable ecosystem preservation, and that consumers need to pay the true price for ecosystem goods and services... d. consider in detail all funding options, including those proposed in this report; e. create a communications strategy for end users and land managers to promote the ESS and its benefits; 50 Market Based Ecosystem Services f. establish an education and training programme to deliver extension services to land managers; and, g. develop a rigorous monitoring and evaluation programme to underpin the scheme's integrity...
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Most lamb supplied to these supermarkets came from local UK producers but the majority of organic lamb was imported from New Zealand and it was found in most stores... I personally believe organic lamb will increase its share of the lamb market over the next few years as it becomes more readily available to the Japanese consumer... Growth particularly in the US of branded and value added is significant and a recent report suggests that branded and value added now dominates retail shelves...
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Lupins enter the new foods race.. Lupins are also a suitable gluten-free substitute for wheat, but Mr Fienberg says LFA will not be making 'gluten free' the focus: "We want to say lupins have other benefits and it is gluten free," he says... "We want to grow to reach our maximum milling capacity of 150,000 tonnes a year and we have commissioned an automated, multifunctional mill that can manufacture food products such as lupin flour, flakes, hull, kibble and splits 24 hours a day," Mr Fienberg says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Australian pulse producers must listen to the consumer to ensure that the size and quality of the pulses they grow are aligned with market requirements... A grower of broad and faba beans on his family's mixed farming property at Conmurra in South Australia's Lower South-East, Mr Seears says most pulses are bought on a visual basis; "so it is imperative to make sure what we do in the paddock doesn't cut access to markets"... "After asking a number of farmers for some insight it became evident to me that so many farmers didn't have a good understanding of what is required to turn the pulse that is grown on-farm into a consumable product that is eaten all over the world," said Mr Seears...
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Australian pulse producers must listen to the consumer to ensure that the size and quality of the pulses they grow are aligned with market requirements... A grower of broad and faba beans on his family's mixed farming property at Conmurra in South Australia's Lower South-East, Mr Seears says most pulses are bought on a visual basis; "so it is imperative to make sure what we do in the paddock doesn't cut access to markets"... "After asking a number of farmers for some insight it became evident to me that so many farmers didn't have a good understanding of what is required to turn the pulse that is grown on-farm into a consumable product that is eaten all over the world," said Mr Seears...
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The seeds of Bill Murray's efforts to protect Australian grain during his 40-year career continue to provide golden returns to growers through ongoing pest control and market access.. The GRDC's Southern Panel chair, Keith Pengilley (left), presents the Seed of Gold award to Bill Murray during the Australian Grain Storage and Protection Conference in Melbourne in June... Mr Murray will continue to assist with the preparation of submissions for fumigants and grain protectants, helping to identify information and research gaps that need to be addressed to support the use of protectants and fumigants...
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The seeds of Bill Murray's efforts to protect Australian grain during his 40-year career continue to provide golden returns to growers through ongoing pest control and market access.. The GRDC's Southern Panel chair, Keith Pengilley (left), presents the Seed of Gold award to Bill Murray during the Australian Grain Storage and Protection Conference in Melbourne in June... Mr Murray will continue to assist with the preparation of submissions for fumigants and grain protectants, helping to identify information and research gaps that need to be addressed to support the use of protectants and fumigants...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Organic grain products are providing a steadily expanding opportunity for growers able to step up to more direct engagement with end users.. Milling is a dying art, so we put our millers through a world-recognised course and they achieve a trade qualification from the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers," Quentin says... Quentin prides himself on the company's collaborative approach: "We are prepared to pay premiums and we support growers when the price is down or seasonal conditions are tough, such as taking out-of-spec grain...
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Organic grain products are providing a steadily expanding opportunity for growers able to step up to more direct engagement with end users.. Milling is a dying art, so we put our millers through a world-recognised course and they achieve a trade qualification from the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers," Quentin says... Quentin prides himself on the company's collaborative approach: "We are prepared to pay premiums and we support growers when the price is down or seasonal conditions are tough, such as taking out-of-spec grain...
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