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Today, as western region systems and agronomy general manager based back in Western Australia, Dr Hughes is largely focused on projects that fall into the GRDC's three-to-eight year investment strategy... "We are directing and developing a strategy around the GRDC's investments in farming systems, soils and agronomy and what is the best return for growers," Dr Hughes said... "The GRDC is investing nearly $4 million per year in a range of soils projects for the benefit of WA grain growers, with a significant focus on non-wetting soils, soil compaction, acidity and sodicity," he said...
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Today, as western region systems and agronomy general manager based back in Western Australia, Dr Hughes is largely focused on projects that fall into the GRDC's three-to-eight year investment strategy... "We are directing and developing a strategy around the GRDC's investments in farming systems, soils and agronomy and what is the best return for growers," Dr Hughes said... "The GRDC is investing nearly $4 million per year in a range of soils projects for the benefit of WA grain growers, with a significant focus on non-wetting soils, soil compaction, acidity and sodicity," he said...
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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... Mr Martel will serve a two year term providing a direct link for local growers, helping to ensure they can provide input into the organisation and get to learn about the latest research results... "The panel system is vital to the GRDC's success and the organisation relies on panellists to contribute robust opinions based on professional and practical grains industry experience," Mr Clark said...
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Tasmania has a representative on the newly appointed southern region panel of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) for the first time in several years... 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... 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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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... All panel members will serve two year terms providing a direct link for Queensland growers, helping to ensure they can provide input into the organisation and get to learn about the latest research results... "The panel system is vital to the GRDC's success and the organisation relies on panellists to contribute robust opinions based on professional and practical grains industry experience," Mr Clark said...
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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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"The challenge for the GRDC is to enhance its engagement with those growers who don't already contribute through Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs) and the western panel, so that they feel a greater connection with the GRDC and have a better understanding of how we are delivering value to them," he said... 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... Mr Clark said that while growers indicated that GRDC investments reflected the key issues of importance to them, many wanted an increased focus on local issues such as variety-specific agronomy information...
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Those passionate about the grains industry and who wish to make a difference to farmer profitability are encouraged to apply for one of two casual positions on the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Western Regional Panel... Panel members work with the GRDC to develop and prioritise its research, development and extension investment portfolio at a local, regional and national level... The Western Panel requires a range of skills which could come from growers, researchers, consultants, bulk handlers, suppliers, processors, or those in financial or natural resource management...
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