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The National Brassica Pathology Working Group, comprising pathologists, agronomists, chemical companies and canola breeders from across Australia, unilaterally shared concern at a recent meeting in Melbourne that growers would potentially face serious risk of crop failure due to blackleg if attempting to grow canola on canola... Growers are urged not to risk the long-term viability of the canola industry by sowing canola on canola," said Dr Marcroft, on behalf of the National Brassica Pathology Working Group... Dr Marcroft, who has been addressing GRDC grains research Updates in the southern region about the blackleg scenario, says growers can use the Risk Assessor to determine if their paddocks are in a high risk situation, and what practices could be changed to reduce yield loss from blackleg. "..
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Growers urged not to grow canola on canola to prevent disease risk and crop losses.. Growers are urged not to risk the long-term viability of the canola industry by sowing canola on canola," said Dr Marcroft, on behalf of the National Brassica Pathology Working Group... Dr Marcroft, who has been addressing GRDC grains research Updates in the southern region about the blackleg scenario, says growers can use the Risk Assessor to determine if their paddocks are in a high risk situation, and what practices could be changed to reduce yield loss from blackleg. "..
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Launched in late 2014, the SmarterSeeds program allows growers in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to exchange harvested grain retained on-farm for sowing, which might have deteriorated or been contaminated with other varieties... Mr Jorgensen says that apart from exposing growers to high pressure from crop diseases, such as stripe rust, sowing grain that contains a cocktail of different varieties is likely to result in uneven crop maturation and increased risk of frost damage. ".. If the means only a small percentage of the crop is sown within the optimum sowing window," Mr Jorgensen says...
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Launched in late 2014, the SmarterSeeds program allows growers in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to exchange harvested grain retained on-farm for sowing, which might have deteriorated or been contaminated with other varieties... Mr Jorgensen says that apart from exposing growers to high pressure from crop diseases, such as stripe rust, sowing grain that contains a cocktail of different varieties is likely to result in uneven crop maturation and increased risk of frost damage. ".. If the means only a small percentage of the crop is sown within the optimum sowing window," Mr Jorgensen says...
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Grains R&D funding 'hitting the mark' in southern region Research, development and extension funded through a grain industry levy is having a significant and positive impact at a grass roots level in the southern cropping region... Panel members met with grain growers, farming systems groups, researchers and advisers during the tours which also involved visits to trial sites, research centres and growers' properties... Acting panel chair Peter Schwarz said the two tours - one through Western Victoria and the other through South Australia's Eyre Peninsula and West Coast regions - provided panel members with a greater appreciation and understanding of the challenges facing growers and the impact of GRDC funding on behalf of growers and the Australian Government in addressing these issues. "It was pleasing to see first-hand the positive outcomes occurring on-farm as a result of industry funds being channelled in the right directions," Mr Schwarz said...
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Grains R&D funding 'hitting the mark' in southern region Research, development and extension funded through a grain industry levy is having a significant and positive impact at a grass roots level in the southern cropping region... Panel members met with grain growers, farming systems groups, researchers and advisers during the tours which also involved visits to trial sites, research centres and growers' properties... Acting panel chair Peter Schwarz said the two tours - one through Western Victoria and the other through South Australia's Eyre Peninsula and West Coast regions - provided panel members with a greater appreciation and understanding of the challenges facing growers and the impact of GRDC funding on behalf of growers and the Australian Government in addressing these issues. "It was pleasing to see first-hand the positive outcomes occurring on-farm as a result of industry funds being channelled in the right directions," Mr Schwarz said...
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GRDC panel members and staff met with growers and researchers across the country to discuss issues they face as part of annual spring panel tours in the southern, western and northern grain-growing regions... GRDC Northern Panel chair, James Clark, says the tour of growers' properties, trial sites and research facilities aimed to overcome obstacles to productivity and profitability at a grassroots level... "There are many ways the GRDC consults with growers and researchers, but standing in crops discussing local production constraints and priorities for GRDC funding gives the panel a clear picture of what needs to be tackled," Mr Clark says...
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The continuing spread of herbicide resistance in weeds and the threat this poses to farming systems in the southern cropping region is the most widely significant issue confronting grain growers... Panel members have just returned from a week-long tour of parts of the southern cropping region where the development of herbicide resistance in rye, barley and brome grasses and broadleaf weeds such as wild radish was underlined as a critical issue... The medium rainfall zone tour involved visits to Pinery, Balaklava, Hart, Clare, Tarlee, Roseworthy, Turretfield, Keith, Sherwood and Bordertown in SA, and Gerang Gerung, Horsham and Longerenong in Victoria...
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The continuing spread of herbicide resistance in weeds and the threat this poses to farming systems in the southern cropping region is the most widely significant issue confronting grain growers... Panel members have just returned from a week-long tour of parts of the southern cropping region where the development of herbicide resistance in rye, barley and brome grasses and broadleaf weeds such as wild radish was underlined as a critical issue... The medium rainfall zone tour involved visits to Pinery, Balaklava, Hart, Clare, Tarlee, Roseworthy, Turretfield, Keith, Sherwood and Bordertown in SA, and Gerang Gerung, Horsham and Longerenong in Victoria...
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