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GRDC panel to canvass Victorian grain research priorities.. The tour from Monday, September 5, to Friday, September 9, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of Victoria's grain-growing community... During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues. "..
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Spring tour to help shape targeted grains research.. Key personnel from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will tour Western Australia's northern cropping districts to meet with growers and discuss their agronomic and production challenges... "Meetings with growers, researchers, advisers and other grains industry representatives will take place in districts including Mingenew, Morawa, Coorow, Moora, New Norcia, Yerecoin/Piawaning, Calingiri and Bolgart," Mr Roberts said...
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"Meetings with growers, researchers, advisers and other grains industry representatives will take place in districts including Mingenew, Morawa, Coorow, Moora, New Norcia, Yerecoin/Piawaning, Calingiri and Bolgart," Mr Roberts said... "Feedback from growers helps the panel - comprised of growers and other representatives of WA's grain industry - ensure that all research hits the paddock and provides the best possible return to growers," he said... Mr Roberts said that as well as allowing panellists to hear first-hand about grower production issues, the GRDC western regional panel spring tours provided growers with an opportunity to ask questions about the GRDC and its investments...
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Panel heads to central grainbelt to talk with growers.. "The GRDC is committed to ensuring its links with growers are direct and effective, so it is always available to hear feedback on how it invests its funds in research, development and extension (RD&E) to ultimately achieve productivity and profit gains for growers... "The western panel plays a vital role in being an on-the-ground contact with growers and industry stakeholders, and panellists use the spring tours to hear about grower production issues and answer any questions about the GRDC and its investments."..
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GRDC panel to canvass regional grains research priorities.. The tour, from Monday, September 3, to Friday, September 7, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of the southern cropping industry... "During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues, allowing us to determine future research priorities...
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Panel members will be travelling throughout southern New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia during their annual spring tour of growers' properties, research facilities and trial sites... The tour, from Monday, September 3, to Friday, September 7, will provide panel members with critical insights into the research, development and extension needs and requirements of the southern cropping industry... "During the tour we will meet with farming systems groups and grain growers in the field, which will provide panel members with an intimate understanding of local issues, allowing us to determine future research priorities...
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Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says herbicide resistance and nitrogen management have been identified by the Panel, and the Regional Cropping Solutions Networks which support the Panel, as the two agronomic issues of most significance in the southern cropping region and these will be the focus of this year's tour... "Herbicide resistance and nitrogen management have a major impact on growers' input costs and overall profitability so we want to get a better handle on how these issues are affecting growers and what more needs to be done to address their needs through GRDC investments in research, development and extension," Mr Pengilley said... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley (pictured on last year's spring tour) says the Panel is taking a more investigative approach to this year's spring tour by focusing on two key constraints - herbicide resistance and nitrogen management...
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Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says herbicide resistance and nitrogen management have been identified by the Panel, and the Regional Cropping Solutions Networks which support the Panel, as the two agronomic issues of most significance in the southern cropping region and these will be the focus of this year's tour... "Herbicide resistance and nitrogen management have a major impact on growers' input costs and overall profitability so we want to get a better handle on how these issues are affecting growers and what more needs to be done to address their needs through GRDC investments in research, development and extension," Mr Pengilley said... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley (pictured on last year's spring tour) says the Panel is taking a more investigative approach to this year's spring tour by focusing on two key constraints - herbicide resistance and nitrogen management...
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Regional cropping issues reinforced during Panel tour.. The spread of herbicide resistant weeds, crop nutrition knowledge gaps, the impact of recent frosts and beet western yellows virus, as well as the need to attract and retain the next generation of growers, advisers and researchers, were key topics raised with Panel members during their tour of parts of the southern cropping region... Mr Pengilley said not only did the tour provide Panel members with an enhanced appreciation of the issues confronting growers, but it also enabled them to validate current GRDC-funded research to ensure it was going to deliver practical outcomes for growers...
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The low rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Mallala, Pinery, Port Germein, Willowie, Orroroo, Kimba, Buckleboo, Tuckey, Arno Bay, Wharminda, Murlong, Lock, Warramboo, Wudinna, Minnipa and Mudamuckla... The medium rainfall zone tour will comprise visits to: SA - Pinery, Mallala, Balaklava, Hart, Clare, Tarlee, University of SA (Mawson Lakes), the Waite research precinct in Adelaide, Keith, Sherwood; Victoria - Horsham and Longerenong... The high rainfall zone/irrigation tour will comprise visits to: NSW - Griffith, Yanco, Young, Greenthorpe, Harden, Goulburn; Tasmania - Launceston, Milford Dam, Campbell Town, Riccarton, Forrest Vale, Cressy, Wollen Park, Deloraine, Red Hills and Huntsman Dam...
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