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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The panel system is a key strength of the GRDC, with a cross-section of grain growers, scientists and people from industry to feed in regional priorities and assess funding proposals... Susan Findlay Tickner (Horsham) will join Peter Schwarz* (Naringaningalook) and serve a two year term providing a direct link for Victorian growers, helping to ensure they can provide input into the organisation and get to learn about the latest research results... We have a good representation of growers, researchers and people from industry on the new panel, each with a fresh perspective on the task and different networks to bring to the organisation," Mr Shannon said...
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Crop management practices key for SA grain growers in 2012 Suppression of crop diseases, pests and weeds will be critical for South Australian grain growers looking to maximise productivity from their plantings in 2012... Mr Shannon said the two-day Update was designed to equip advisers and consultants with the latest agronomic information and resources - delivered by industry experts from throughout Australia and around the globe - to guide and support grain growers over the coming year... Expectations of another big canola crop going in this year has generated widespread concern among industry authorities about the potential for a high risk of blackleg disease," Mr Shannon said. "..
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New Managing Director to take the grains RDC reins.. New Managing Director to take the grains RDC reins Mr John Harvey has been appointed Managing Director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) commencing from 1 March 2011... He has also served as a Director of the Value Added Wheat CRC (VAWCRC) and as a member of the Board of GrainGene and the CRC for Plant Based Management of Dryland Salinity...
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New Managing Director to take the grains RDC reins.. New Managing Director to take the grains RDC reins Mr John Harvey has been appointed Managing Director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) commencing from 1 March 2011... He has also served as a Director of the Value Added Wheat CRC (VAWCRC) and as a member of the Board of GrainGene and the CRC for Plant Based Management of Dryland Salinity...
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WA growers consulted during GRDC panel tours.. Key decision makers from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) hit the road in recent weeks to discuss a range of research, development and extension (RD&E) issues with Western Australian growers... Mr Clark said the tours were an opportunity to demonstrate how the GRDC was investing not only in new technologies relating to key issues such as herbicide resistance, frost, soil constraints, and crop rotations, but also in pre-emptive research defending farming systems from potential threats such as rust in cereals and blackleg in canola...
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Grower a strong believer in giving back to industry.. "I have a personal philosophy to be involved in industry affairs, and over the years I've been involved with quite a few different industry representative bodies," he said... Mr Duncan says that, with some of his time being freed up as his adult children took on greater roles in the family's farming business at West River near Ravensthorpe in WA's South Coast region, he felt he could dedicate sufficient time to the new role...
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Grower a strong believer in giving back to industry.. "I have a personal philosophy to be involved in industry affairs, and over the years I've been involved with quite a few different industry representative bodies," he said... Mr Duncan says that, with some of his time being freed up as his adult children took on greater roles in the family's farming business at West River near Ravensthorpe in WA's South Coast region, he felt he could dedicate sufficient time to the new role...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
It is an uncertain time for Australian grains producers... Global economic growth is weakening, financial market turbulence is high, energy costs are spiralling, Australian interest rates are rising and don't mention the weather!.. Contact: Kate Dean Phone: 03 9273 1381 Email: katie.dean@anz.com < Keep browsing 0 Responses to The business of farming A banker's view..
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With technology moving at a rapid pace, grain producer Jules Alvaro believes it is an exciting time for agriculture and has taken her involvement in the industry to the next level... "I see the role as an opportunity to obtain a fantastic overview of the future of the Australian grains industry and to contribute to its strategic direction for the future," she said... Ms Alvaro is involved in all aspects of the 5400 hectare cropping business that she operates with her husband Pep - producing wheat, barley, canola and lupins...
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With technology moving at a rapid pace, grain producer Jules Alvaro believes it is an exciting time for agriculture and has taken her involvement in the industry to the next level... "I see the role as an opportunity to obtain a fantastic overview of the future of the Australian grains industry and to contribute to its strategic direction for the future," she said... Ms Alvaro is involved in all aspects of the 5400 hectare cropping business that she operates with her husband Pep - producing wheat, barley, canola and lupins...
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