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Catalogue: Ground Cover
WA growers demonstrate varietal purity importance.. Nigel Metz, project officer for SEPWA, says that when they became aware of new technology in the area of varietal purity testing, they saw an opportunity for the region to be proactive in ensuring grain quality for the export market... Steve Tilbrook, a grower from Mt Madden, WA, and chair of the SEPWA Barley Council, says growers will be able to test seed bought from or sold to neighbours and be guaranteed they have the right variety and that it is pure...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Biosecurity message hammered home by UK disaster.. Signage at the farm gate shows visitors that Ron Creagh is serious about the biosecurity of his property... Looking ahead, Ron is optimistic about the future of the farm because he has passed on all of his good farm-management practices to his son, who he says also sees the sense in building biosecurity into everyday practices...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
During the project, the issue of varietal purity was brought to grower and industry attention in a way that was sensitive to end users, (particularly international customers) and did not have negative marketplace implications... The project was based on a participatory industry sampling process to collect malting barley varieties to test DNA based technology... Inconsistent results will quickly cause growers to become despondent with the concept, not test their grain, or even flaunt the system through deliberate mis-declaration...
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