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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Although a high-risk crop, oaten hay has the potential to outperform all other cereals with respect to gross margins... The widespread use of genetic analysis in agriculture is limited by economic factors... In the short term, fungicides used at seeding (seed dressings or applied in-furrow with fertiliser) and foliar fungicide sprays will mitigate risk and minimise losses...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Women from all sectors of agriculture in South Australia attended the Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare in June... In June, 16 rural women stepped out of the office and away from the farm for a Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare, in the mid-north of South Australia... Image of a group of women at a workshop (From left) Mary-Anne Schwarz from Waterloo, workshop presenter Catherine Marriott, Louise McIntosh from Keith, presenter Julia Telford, and Ruth Sommerville, from Spalding, at the Towards Sustainability Workshop in Clare, South Australia, in June...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Women from all sectors of agriculture in South Australia attended the Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare in June... In June, 16 rural women stepped out of the office and away from the farm for a Towards Sustainability Workshop hosted by the Yacka Moorundie Landcare Group at Clare, in the mid-north of South Australia... Image of a group of women at a workshop (From left) Mary-Anne Schwarz from Waterloo, workshop presenter Catherine Marriott, Louise McIntosh from Keith, presenter Julia Telford, and Ruth Sommerville, from Spalding, at the Towards Sustainability Workshop in Clare, South Australia, in June...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
At Agrimaster, we use a set of powerful business tools to breakthrough barriers so you can see where you are 'now', 'where' you want to go and 'how' you are going to get there... As a farm becomes bigger and involves another generation, there is a need to turn our attention to the people inside the organisation and the formalities, such as job descriptions, staff reviews, training, individual equity in the business etc., needed to foster their individual long term growth and development... Matters discussed include financial position, strategic direction, operational challenges and structural and personal desires of partners, including succession planning...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over The Fence West: Crop grazing bolsters whole of farm productivity 11 January 2013 Taking the brave decision to open the gate for stock to graze cereal and canola crops has paid off for David and Sally Cox, Waterhatch Farms, Neridup, with carrying capacity quadrupled and crop production increased... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The committee suggested more research is required into the measure of economic loss from GE contamination... In summary, under National Standards, organic certification in Australia means an organic farmer must have no GE inputs, grow no GE crops, and no GE presence in final product or on farm... The issue of the co-existence of these different agricultural systems has become an issue for Australian agriculture...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Healthy ecology has a healthy financial return.. By halving my costs of crop production, I can move away from the agricultural industry"s fixation of maximising production... By concentrating on improving ecological health and diversity, naturally, I am anticipating an upward spiral of improving soil and pastures and increasing profitability, at little or no cost...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Farming systems which minimise the movement of soil and water will also minimise the loss of nutrients and pesticides... Overall, the only large difference was the lower Zn when superphosphate was applied... In summary, Mike has found a strategy to help him interpret his yield maps - and is now taking the same approach to other paddocks to maximise fertiliser savings...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Farming systems which minimise the movement of soil and water will also minimise the loss of nutrients and pesticides... Overall, the only large difference was the lower Zn when superphosphate was applied... In summary, Mike has found a strategy to help him interpret his yield maps - and is now taking the same approach to other paddocks to maximise fertiliser savings...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
GRDC values the contributions made by its research partners during the 2004 series of Grains Research Updates.. Overall, there were 50 comparisons, 45 showing a positive yield increase with fluid and 5 with no yield difference... Overall, there were 11 comparisons, with 4 yield decreases due to fluids and 7 with no yield differences...
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