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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Unidentified weeds have nowhere to hide with grains industry's new phone technology The new age of information technology is catching up with the age-old problem of weeds in cropping systems... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time... Most grain growers carry a mobile phone with them wherever they go so the GRDC is adapting its information resources to enable growers to have ready access to data and facts when that information is needed most," said Mr McCue...
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Field pea growers have a handy new tool to help them get the best out of their crops, following the release of a free Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) application (app)... GRDC Field peas: The Ute Guide can be used in the paddock to help growers recognise the symptoms of disease, insect attack and poor nutrition in field peas, and contains best practice information on growing and marketing the crop... A progressive 'symptom sorter' to identify disease or physical, nutritional or chemical disorders and their management;..
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Tom McCue identifies a weed using the WeedID app on his iPhone... WEED APP USE GROWS: Use of an innovative mobile-based weed identification application continues to grow... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers and farm advisers in the southern cropping region with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time via Android@", iPhone or iPad devices...
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Tom McCue identifies a weed using the WeedID app on his iPhone... WEED APP USE GROWS: Use of an innovative mobile-based weed identification application continues to grow... The Grains Research and Development Corporation's Weeds: The Ute Guide application provides growers and farm advisers in the southern cropping region with a free-of-charge weeds identification service that can be accessed anywhere at any time via Android@", iPhone or iPad devices...
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A commitment to deliver research, development and extension results more quickly to the Australian grains industry is behind the new GRDC website, launched recently at Parliament House by Sussan Ley, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture... Tom McCue, GRDC Extension and Grower Programs manager, says the need to more easily and accurately search and resource GRDC-supported research, development and extension material drove the redevelopment... The GRDC believes in transparent communication with all of our stakeholders, so the website provides timely, relevant information on GRDC operations, including investment planning and other procurement processes," Mr McCue says...
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The digital age is providing growers with easy access to resources and support tools in their quest to lift efficiency and productivity, according to the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... GRDC's Manager of Delivery Platforms, Tom McCue, says technology is rapidly changing and making it possible for growers and advisers to capture farm information in real time and share this information immediately with a wide network... Mr McCue said the GRDC was converting some of its research, development and extension outputs into easy-to-use and accessible applications - such as Weed ID and Insect ID apps - and more decision-support tools are planned for the future...
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John Harvey speaking at the Australian Grains Industry Conference 2012.. The website, www.grdc.com.au , was launched today at the Australian Grains Industry Conference in Melbourne where GRDC Managing Director John Harvey spoke of the importance of the effective delivery of timely and relevant facts, data and intelligence... It is critical that growers and others in the industry have electronic access to information that is up to date, of value and pertinent to their enterprises and farming systems," Mr Harvey said. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The new technology offers farmers a massive opportunity for accessing information in their own time and in their own way and for minimising time duplication jobs such as data entry... There is a vast amount of applications (apps) and information out there so generally only the highest rated and low cost (or in some cases the only) sites are included in this paper... Twitter is also now commonly used by emergency management organisations to quickly spread messages about emergency events...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The Australian grains industry continues to be exposed to alternative communication techniques and technologies... At the same time a strong need to improve access to R, D and E information exists as the industry faces challenges to productivity and productivity... Significant consultation was undertaken with numerous customers in the grains industry, including grain growers, advisers and researchers to ensure customer needs have been met in the redeveloped site...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The Australian grains industry continues to be exposed to alternative communication techniques and technologies... Significant consultation was undertaken with numerous customers in the grains industry, including grain growers, advisers and researchers to ensure customer needs have been met in the redeveloped site... GRDC has also developed new areas within the website including frequently asked questions, a glossary/acronyms list for the grains industry and industry decision tools...
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