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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
CuRRenT AnD POTenTiAl COsTs fROM DiseAses Of OilseeD CROPs in AusTRAliA | 37 | GRDC a marked difference in present losses between the Northern and Southern Regions: disease loss in the Northern is 21.6 sper cent of the gross value of production and 6.3 per cent in the Southern... GRDC | 40 | CuRRenT AnD POTenTiAl COsTs fROM DiseAses Of OilseeD CROPs in AusTRAliA 5.3.2 Distribution of the pathogens in Australia Nineteen of the 32 diseases surveyed were reported as present in one or more zones in Australia... Overall, oilseed diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The report outlines some of the local research, development and extension (RD&E) priorities identified by the grain grower, adviser and researcher members of the GRDC Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSN), operating across the western grain-growing region of Australia... The information resulting from this process is given to the GRDC for consideration in the investment planning cycle... "We're aiming to provide growers with information to help them determine how much ameliorant should be applied, what the impact will be on their soil pH, what type of machine would be best to incorporate it, and how much that will cost them," he said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has appointed two new members to its western regional panel... In announcing the appointments, GRDC chairman Richard Clark said Darrin Lee, of Mingenew, and Gemma Walker, of Esperance, would strengthen the panel... Ms Walker has extensive experience in broadacre cropping and livestock systems gained through managing the tri-state Mallee Sustainable Farming and her hands-on involvement in her family farm near Munglinup in WA's Esperance region...
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Overall, wheat diseases have the potential to cause very significant costs for farmers... The estimates of potential losses assume that for each disease, it is the only one that develops... The drier seasons of the past decade (Section 3) would not favour these two diseases and is the likely cause of their reduction in importance...
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At the 2015 Agribusiness Crop Updates launch of the GRDC's Wheat GrowNotes for WA, (from left) GRDC senior manager products and services Kyle Thoms, GRDC Western Panel member Chris Wilkins, Calingiri grower John Young and GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts... GRDC Western Panel chair Peter Roberts says the Wheat GrowNotes provide the latest research and extension information to help lift crop production and profits... "The Wheat GrowNotes cover all issues relevant to wheat growing in the western region and incorporate calculators, checklists and hundreds of links to further research information and decision-support tools," Mr Roberts says...
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