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GRDC delivers on promise of expanded R&D capacity for northern region.. The Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and the Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, John McVeigh, confirmed in Toowoomba today that grain growers across Queensland will benefit from three significant new projects, resulting in the employment of 17 new grain researchers and technical officers... The projects will run over five years, with almost $10 million invested by the GRDC and the remainder from CSIRO, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the NSW Department of Primary Industries...
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" Date: 03.09.2015 2015 GRDC restructure, research investments and contacts.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) recently commenced a comprehensive program to better equip the corporation to meet the changing needs of those we serve, Australian grain growers and the wider community... The GRDC has decided to establish a number of regional headquarters, each led by a Senior Executive charged with developing and implementing a regional strategy that coordinates investments in short (1-3 years) and medium (3-8 years) timeframes...
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" Date: 03.09.2015 2015 GRDC restructure, research investments and contacts.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) recently commenced a comprehensive program to better equip the corporation to meet the changing needs of those we serve, Australian grain growers and the wider community... The GRDC has decided to establish a number of regional headquarters, each led by a Senior Executive charged with developing and implementing a regional strategy that coordinates investments in short (1-3 years) and medium (3-8 years) timeframes...
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The Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and the Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, John McVeigh, confirmed in Toowoomba today that grain growers across Queensland will benefit from three significant new projects, resulting in the employment of 17 new grain researchers and technical officers... The projects will run over five years, with almost $10 million invested by the GRDC and the remainder from CSIRO, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the NSW Department of Primary Industries... "The largest of the three projects will see the GRDC contributing $4.96 million to fund the appointment of 11 additional grain researchers in Queensland to address both succession and capacity issues that challenge the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the northern grains farming systems...
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Make a break for research Hot Topic.. Available at www.grdc.com.au/BreakCropResearch-West , the Hot Topic outlines how decisions relating to break crop choice include crop type and whether to harvest for grain or forage, or to use as brown manure... Another important choice is where in the rotation to include the break crop, as this can influence future supplies of soil water and nitrogen...
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A comprehensive overview of investments that are helping drive the production capacity and profitability of the Australian grains industry has now been released and is available at www.grdc.com.au/ProjectSummaries... Each year the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) invests millions of dollars in research, development, skills and capacity building projects and the latest overview summarises projects active in 2013/2014... GRDC's Northern Panel chair James Clark said it was important to raise awareness among growers, advisors and industry stakeholders of the extent and focus of existing GRDC investments...
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The RCSNs - comprising growers and industry professionals in each port zone - have also invested limited discretionary GRDC funds into 'fast-tracked', short-term projects to address pressing crop production constraints facing local growers... Growers may be interested to know that the GRDC has increased its investment in WA RCSN projects to $750,000 this year... The GRDC looks forward to extending the results from these and other 2014 RCSN projects when they become available...
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The RCSNs - comprising growers and industry professionals in each port zone - have also invested limited discretionary GRDC funds into 'fast-tracked', short-term projects to address pressing crop production constraints facing local growers... Growers may be interested to know that the GRDC has increased its investment in WA RCSN projects to $750,000 this year... The GRDC looks forward to extending the results from these and other 2014 RCSN projects when they become available...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The healthy headwaters project will help farmers invest in efficient irrigation systems and technologies that reduce water loss, deliver long-term economic benefits, and return a share of water savings to the Murray-Darling Basin s rivers, wetlands and floodplains... The project, which is funded through the Queensland Government s Department of Natural Resources and Water (NRW), aims for positive environmental, economic and social benefits by working with industry to improve water management... Direct measurement of ET will be undertaken at Gatton Research Station using weighing lysimeters designed and purpose-build for this research and weighing lysimeter facility being established at Kingsthorpe Research Station as part of the "Maximising profitability with limited water in cotton farming systems" projects...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
The healthy headwaters project will help farmers invest in efficient irrigation systems and technologies that reduce water loss, deliver long-term economic benefits, and return a share of water savings to the Murray-Darling Basin s rivers, wetlands and floodplains... The project, which is funded through the Queensland Government s Department of Natural Resources and Water (NRW), aims for positive environmental, economic and social benefits by working with industry to improve water management... Direct measurement of ET will be undertaken at Gatton Research Station using weighing lysimeters designed and purpose-build for this research and weighing lysimeter facility being established at Kingsthorpe Research Station as part of the "Maximising profitability with limited water in cotton farming systems" projects...
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