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Elmore grains forum to set foundations for season 2012 Grain growers throughout north central Victoria will soon converge on Elmore to explore the options available to them as they adapt to changing market, environmental and agronomic conditions... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update for growers on Thursday, February 16, will feature a line-up of industry experts from across the country who will provide advice and support to growers preparing for the 2012 cropping season and beyond... Maurie Street, Chief Executive Officer of the Grain Orana Alliance (GOA), based in New South Wales' central west, will provide growers with an update on research into canola windrow timing and direct heading, while Steve Marcroft of Marcroft Grains Pathology at Horsham will advise on how growers can stay on top of canola's "public enemy number one" - blackleg...
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Grain growers throughout north central Victoria will next month converge on Elmore to explore the options available to them as they adapt to changing market, environmental and agronomic conditions... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Update for growers on Thursday, February 16, will feature a line-up of industry experts from across the country who will provide advice and support to growers preparing for the 2012 cropping season and beyond... Maurie Street, Chief Executive Officer of the Grain Orana Alliance (GOA), based in New South Wales' central west, will provide growers with an update on research into canola windrow timing and direct heading, while Steve Marcroft of Marcroft Grains Pathology at Horsham will advise on how growers can stay on top of canola's "public enemy number one" - blackleg...
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Researchers and cropping experts from across Australia will converge on Griffith this month to provide local grain growers with the latest recommendations and advice... The Update will be a valuable source of information and resources for local grain growers as they strive to overcome cropping constraints and boost productivity, according to the chair of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel, Keith Pengilley... One of the challenges facing growers in the region is the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds, and tackling this issue at the Update will be Western Australia-based Peter Newman, representing Planfarm and the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)...
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Challenges and opportunities facing grain growers in the Forbes region will be front and centre at a research forum this month... One of the challenges facing growers in the region is the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds, and tackling this issue at the Update will be Western Australia-based Peter Newman, representing Planfarm and the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)... Supported by Central West Farming Systems, the Update at the Forbes Services Memorial Club will be from 9am (registration starts at 8.15am) to 1pm, with morning tea and lunch provided...
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Challenges and opportunities facing grain growers in the Forbes region will be front and centre at a research forum this month... One of the challenges facing growers in the region is the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds, and tackling this issue at the Update will be Western Australia-based Peter Newman, representing Planfarm and the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)... Supported by Central West Farming Systems, the Update at the Forbes Services Memorial Club will be from 9am (registration starts at 8.15am) to 1pm, with morning tea and lunch provided...
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A Canadian cropping adviser will be in Corowa next month to speak with local grain growers about the potential for advancing their farming systems through innovations in agronomy... Frost is a topic to be further explored by Tim March from the University of Adelaide and Dale Grey from the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, who, along with Dr Hunt, will look at frost tolerance ratings for barley and wheat varieties, impact of time of sowing and where the answers to reducing the risk of frost damage are likely to come from... Pulse and canola diseases will be detailed by Kurt Lindbeck of NSW DPI, Bayer's Wes Amor will outline fungicide trial results, while Chris Preston from the University of Adelaide will provide advice about maintaining the efficacy and longevity of pre-emergent herbicides...
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Grain growers from throughout South Australia's Yorke Peninsula and Mid and Lower North regions will gather in Kadina next month to learn about the latest developments in crop production... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host a grains research Update on Tuesday, August 14, at the Kadina Football Club, where industry experts will provide growers with cutting-edge agronomic advice and insights... GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Bill Long, of Ardrossan, says the Update will offer growers a comprehensive program delivering valuable information on various aspects of their production systems...
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International spray expert to address Corowa grains forum An international agricultural spraying expert will address southern New South Wales and northeast Victorian grain growers next month when they converge on Corowa to explore the options available to them as they adapt to changing market, environmental and agronomic conditions... The Update at the Corowa RSL Club will also feature an address by Western Australian grower Doug Smith who will discuss his experiences on managing volatility, risk and herbicide effectiveness in southern WA. Robert Patterson from Rural Management Strategies at Cootamundra will present his thoughts on the viability of intensive farming systems, while the latest tactics for managing the weed fleabane will be explained by DPI NSW's Hanwen Wu... A detailed program for the Update (to run from 9.00am to 3.00pm with lunch provided) can be obtained by visiting www.grdc.com.au/updatedates or by contacting ORM on 03 5441 6176 or email admin@orm.com.au ENDS GRDC Project Code: ORM00001 Media releases and other media products can be found at www.grdc.com.au/media For more information: ORM 03 5441 6176 Contact: Sharon Watt Porter Novelli 0409 675100 GRDC Project Code ORM00001 < Keep browsing..
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The day will begin with a presentation by Steve Powell from Market Check on developing marketing plans geared to irrigated crops," Mr Shannon said. ".. Hanwen Wu from DPI NSW will provide some insights into the increasing problem of windmill grass and fleabane weed, and Geoff Raymond from Nufarm will look at the herbicide options available for control of these weeds," Mr Shannon said. ".. Other topics will include the pros and cons of growing cotton in southern NSW, forage brassicas as a new irrigated grazing option, pasture renovation, and a flour miller's perspective on milling wheats." Mr Shannon encouraged local grain growers to set aside the day to attend the Update which is supported by the Irrigated Cropping Council. "..
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Canadian farm adviser to address Corowa grains forum.. A Canadian cropping adviser will be in Corowa next month to speak with local grain growers about the potential for advancing their farming systems through innovations in agronomy... Frost is a topic to be further explored by Tim March from the University of Adelaide and Dale Grey from the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, who, along with Dr Hunt, will look at frost tolerance ratings for barley and wheat varieties, impact of time of sowing and where the answers to reducing the risk of frost damage are likely to come from...
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