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A three-year term on the GRDC's Regional Cropping Solutions Networks provided Jon Midwood with a desire to extend his involvement in the GRDC by becoming a member of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel... "I joined the Panel because after spending three years on the high rainfall zone (HRZ) RCSN. I felt that as a group we had made a significant impact on some of the key issues in this zone and that joining the Panel would enable me to contribute further to this and at a higher level," Jon says... Jon has worked in agriculture for the past 28 years, both in the United Kingdom and in Australia...
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A three-year term on the GRDC's Regional Cropping Solutions Networks provided Jon Midwood with a desire to extend his involvement in the GRDC by becoming a member of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel... "I joined the Panel because after spending three years on the high rainfall zone (HRZ) RCSN. I felt that as a group we had made a significant impact on some of the key issues in this zone and that joining the Panel would enable me to contribute further to this and at a higher level," Jon says... Jon has worked in agriculture for the past 28 years, both in the United Kingdom and in Australia...
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Crop tour takes in central west NSW.. The newly-formed panel for 2013-15 visited five farms and the Trangie Research Station to hear from growers, advisers and researchers, and discuss research priorities and needs... Caption : GRDC northern panellists Kelly Becker, Theodore , Queensland and Jack Williamson, Moree , NSW (pictured right) compare crop notes with Glenn Shepherd, IMAG, Dubbo and grower James Hassall on his Gilgandra district property, "Kiewa"...
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Northern region growers are being offered a valuable insight into the critical relationship between soil nutrient balance and crop profitability during a series of More Profit from Crop Nutrition (MPCN II) workshops and field walks... Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) researcher and project leader, Dr Kaara Klepper said the workshops provided growers with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of soil and crop nutrition, and discuss individual issues related to crop production, soil testing, nutrient budgeting, crop yield and grain protein targets... Caption: Dr Mike Bell, who heads up the Soils and Farming Systems research team at UQ's Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) addresses growers at last week's More Profit from Crop Nutrition II field walk at Wondalli, Goondiwindi...
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Downs growers invited to breakfast in the field.. Growers are invited to attend a deep crop nutrition trial field walk and breakfast on October 3 at Mount Mariah on the Central Darling Downs... The field walk will commence with breakfast at 7:30am from "Knapdale", Reading/Ruhles Road, Mount Mariah, Central Darling Downs and conclude with morning tea at 10:30am...
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Growers planting high yielding varieties this winter crop season will need to get nutrition - including nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur - spot on to achieve high protein levels... "We're in a situation in the northern region from Dubbo, NSW to central Queensland this summer that part of the region has experienced flooding so we're going to see denitrification," Ms O'Keeffe says... Audio Caption : Sharon O'Keeffe, GRDC manager regional grower services - north says conditions have varied across the northern region this summer but growers need to consider their fertiliser regime early to achieve protein targets..
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will fund the short-term Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) investments targeting important research, development and extension (RD&E) issues... "The five western region RCSNs align with WA's port zones and meet formally twice a year with the main objective of identifying issues critical to ensuring the prosperity of the grains industry in their area," he said... Mr Roberts said that in addition to the RCSN investments, the GRDC External Investment Plan 2015-16 outlined longer-term investments to be made by the GRDC...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will fund the short-term Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) investments targeting important research, development and extension (RD&E) issues... "The five western region RCSNs align with WA's port zones and meet formally twice a year with the main objective of identifying issues critical to ensuring the prosperity of the grains industry in their area," he said... Mr Roberts said that in addition to the RCSN investments, the GRDC External Investment Plan 2015-16 outlined longer-term investments to be made by the GRDC...
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" GRDC Agribusiness Crop Updates, 24-25 February 2014, Western Region, Perth, WA. Jeff Kraak 17 April 2014 Jeff Kraak from Fertilizer Australia discusses the Fertcare Accredited Advisor (FAA) program that provides an objective basis to assess the competence of advisors providing soil management, crop nutrition and fertiliser recommendations... Recorded at GRDC 2014 Agribusiness Crop Updates, Perth WA, 24-25 February 2014... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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DAFWA’s Craig Scanlan explains the benefits of lime incorporation with cultivation during 2013 field days.. Craig says it is most likely that incorporating lime with cultivation did not lift yields above those achieved with cultivation alone in this first year of the trial because only a small proportion of soil was ameliorated by the one-way plough... Craig says the cultivation response at the Dalwallinu site was driven by the removal of a soil physical constraint (acidity).He says the economic success of incorporating lime with cultivation depends on the implement being able to mix to the depth where the soil constraint occurred...
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