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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC calls for grower help with BYDV project.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is calling for grower assistance in identifying the strains of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) present in the key cropping areas of New South Wales and Queensland... For transporting, tillers should be shortened back to approximately 30cm including the base then wrapped in moist newspaper (identifying which is diseased), and posted to: Dr Mark Schwinghamer, Agronomy and Soil Science, University of New England, NSW 2351...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC calls for grower help with BYDV project.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is calling for grower assistance in identifying the strains of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) present in the key cropping areas of New South Wales and Queensland... For transporting, tillers should be shortened back to approximately 30cm including the base then wrapped in moist newspaper (identifying which is diseased), and posted to: Dr Mark Schwinghamer, Agronomy and Soil Science, University of New England, NSW 2351...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grains research enters a new era.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has begun delivering on its pledge to secure the future viability of grain production in Queensland and New South Wales... With research suggesting that the majority of current farming systems are dramatically underachieving on water use efficiency, the GRDC is co-funding the innovative new project aimed at better understanding how northern farming systems can be improved to boost productivity and profitability...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grains research enters a new era.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has begun delivering on its pledge to secure the future viability of grain production in Queensland and New South Wales... With research suggesting that the majority of current farming systems are dramatically underachieving on water use efficiency, the GRDC is co-funding the innovative new project aimed at better understanding how northern farming systems can be improved to boost productivity and profitability...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) has a new face in northern New South Wales following the appointment of Denielle Kilby to the position of trials agronomist... Ms Kilby will be based in Moree and oversee NGA trials in the Moree, Mungindi and Goondiwindi districts, continuing the work previously undertaken by Rachel Norton who has moved into a new role as NGA communications manager... Ms Kilby hails from a mixed farming property near Collie and has a solid field agronomy background as a result of roles with Landmark at Walgett, Parkes and Forbes, making her an ideal addition to the NGA team according to NGA chief executive officer Richard Daniel...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) has a new face in northern New South Wales following the appointment of Denielle Kilby to the position of trials agronomist... Ms Kilby will be based in Moree and oversee NGA trials in the Moree, Mungindi and Goondiwindi districts, continuing the work previously undertaken by Rachel Norton who has moved into a new role as NGA communications manager... Ms Kilby hails from a mixed farming property near Collie and has a solid field agronomy background as a result of roles with Landmark at Walgett, Parkes and Forbes, making her an ideal addition to the NGA team according to NGA chief executive officer Richard Daniel...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Rust's genetic resistance explored via award.. Professor Park says that pathogens reduce yields of the eight most important crops by a staggering 42 per cent and the most effective, economical and environmentally sound way to control rust diseases is to develop and cultivate varieties with genetic resistance. ".. The rust species can destroy entire crops, with Australia's last outbreak, in 1973, costing the wheat industry an estimated $300 million...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Phone: 13 25 23 (cost of a local call within Queensland) or +61 7 3404 6999 8 am to 5 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 am to 5 pm Thursday Email: callweb@daff.qld.gov.au Fax: +61 7 3404 6900.. The Customer Service Centre is also your first point of contact for: all agriculture, fisheries and forestry staff media enquiries feedback or complaints... To provide feedback or a compliment, or lodge a complaint, please complete our online form ...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Phone: 13 25 23 (cost of a local call within Queensland) or +61 7 3404 6999 8 am to 5 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 am to 5 pm Thursday Email: callweb@daff.qld.gov.au Fax: +61 7 3404 6900.. The Customer Service Centre is also your first point of contact for: all agriculture, fisheries and forestry staff media enquiries feedback or complaints... To provide feedback or a compliment, or lodge a complaint, please complete our online form ...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
An authority in soil science is among those suggesting closer long-term scrutiny of soil health using precision agriculture (PA) technology and on-farm trials to rectify areas where crops under-perform because of poor water use efficiency... Esperance-based David Hall, of the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), says root growth and water use by crops are often restricted by subsoil constraints including sodicity, salinity, boron toxicity and acidity which, to some extent, can be alleviated by applying gypsum... At the Mt Madden Field Walk in September 2010, Mr Hall observed the crop growth differences between the treatments highlighted the short-term benefit of gypsum in helping to increase crop emergence, root growth, water infiltration and water storage...
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