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" GCTV Stored Grain: Sunflower Cooling 11 March 2014 Specialist Grain Storage agronomist Philip Burrill commenting on aeration cooling of sunflower seed in on-farm storage... Many cases we end up with no storage pests 33.64: by reducing that grain temperature... 92.899: And lastly the venting on top of the silo, we are looking to prevent obviously rain or 98.229: storms from bringing moisture into the storage and at the same time not restrict that airflow 104.2: coming out through that aeration cooling...
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The Grower Updates averaged 75 attendees... Nematodes, crop nutrition, diseases and weed management topped the list of favoured topics at Goondiwindi, while carbon tax and carbon sequestration and the farming system attracted interest at the grower Updates... Four one-day Grower Updates were held at Coolah, Coonamble, Nyngan and Surat; a one-day Advisor Update was held at Dubbo; and a two-day Advisor Update was held at Goondiwindi in February and March...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Lou and Charlie Clemson made some quick decisions following a frost event on their Ardlethan property in July 2014... "We had a small four-day window once it was cut to make a decision," Charlie says, "so we decided to bale 80ha and stock 80ha... Charlie says, "you've got to make decisions that are dictated by the season and be able to adjust like that."..
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Australian cereal growers adopting harvest weed seed control systems (HWSC) are driving down weed populations to lower levels on their farms, and extending the life of the herbicides they use... Dr Walsh said the problem of herbicide resistant weed populations globally was particularly severe in production systems where herbicide dependence resulted in a lack of weed control diversity... "Although herbicides remain the number one weed control tool in Australian cropping systems, it is now clear that the inclusion of HWSC systems in weed management programs is enabling weed populations to be driven to very low levels, providing some insurance for the sustainability of remaining herbicide resources," he said...
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In western Queensland, seasonal forecasts have moderate accuracy but rainfall from storms is very difficult to predict... New forecasting systems are based on general circulation models (GCMs), and Dr Stone's initial assessment has looked at the past six to seven years of forecasts... "Current weekly forecasts can completely change my thinking around operational decisions, such as for a winter crop whether we apply top-up fertiliser and whether we would try to harvest before a rainfall event...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Glyphosate has long been our critical herbicide in enabling effective and economic fallow weed control in stubble conservation farming systems... NB Not all products have a specific summer fallow registration for control of stink grass so the advice is to read and follow the product label in all situations... Roundup CT (glyphosate 450g/L a.i.) was applied at 0.5 L/ha in all trials, at a sub-lethal below label rate, to simulate a situation where resistance to glyphosate was developing...
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" GCTV Extension Files: Wheat Varieties 2014 - NSW 02 April 2014 New South Wales cereal specialist Peter Matthews comments on wheat varieties being sown this season in the east... Last year crown rot 29.199: was a big issue so growers need to look at their wheat varieties look at their farming 33.53: systems and their paddocks and decide is it going to be important and look to chose a 37.499: variety that will be able to tolerate crown rot, will give them the highest yield possible 42.309: in the presence of crown rot... Now one variety, Sunguard it has been around for a number 46.359: of years has one of the highest ratings in terms of crown rot tolerance so it is an option 51.249: for growers to grow a specific variety or chose a variety that has some tolerance to 55.499: something like crown rot...
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Victorian grains industry set to kickstart season 2016.. The Victorian grains industry will launch into the 2016 cropping season when the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) hosts a major forum in Bendigo in February to support growers through the coming year... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair, Keith Pengilley, says advances in technology, cutting-edge advice and outcomes from GRDC-funded R&D offer Victorian growers the opportunity to make positive changes to their farming systems...
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Victorian grains industry set to kickstart season 2016.. The Victorian grains industry will launch into the 2016 cropping season when the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) hosts a major forum in Bendigo in February to support growers through the coming year... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair, Keith Pengilley, says advances in technology, cutting-edge advice and outcomes from GRDC-funded R&D offer Victorian growers the opportunity to make positive changes to their farming systems...
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Wagga grains research forum to set the scene for 2015.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will next month host a major forum in Wagga Wagga to support the grains industry in southern and central west New South Wales through the 2015 cropping season and beyond... "This year's event will showcase innovative thinking, products and practices, and will offer valuable advice on opportunities to improve NSW farming systems," Mr Pengilley said...
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