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GRDC invests in future of the Australian grains industry "A profitable and sustainable Australian grains industry, valued by the broader community.".. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Agribusiness Association of Australia teamed to present a national road show articulating the GRDC's vision for the future of Australia's grains industry... GRDC Managing Director John Harvey was key presenter with Australian Trade Commission Chief Economist, Tim Harcourt, at industry events in Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane, concluding this week. "..
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is consulting with growers, advisers, research agencies and industry personnel in six states to develop its 2012-17 Strategic Plan which is focused on maximising growers' return on investment... GRDC together with growers, the broader grains industry and RD&E providers, needs to prioritise research targets and develop a comprehensive investment plan to deliver results and outcomes. ".. We're now seeking input and information from industry to help develop outcomes and practice change targets for the themes: growers meeting market requirements; improving crop yield; protecting your crop; profitable farm systems; managing the farm resource base; and building skills and capacity," he said...
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The award, first introduced by the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) in 2011, recognises people who have excelled in mentoring women who work in scientific fields associated with Triticum and its nearest relatives... Prior to joining GRDC, Dr Ogbonnaya spent four and half years at The International Centre for Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) at Aleppo in Syria, initially as Principal Research Scientist for wheat germplasm enhancement and subsequently as head of the Biotechnology Unit... "GRDC and the broader grains industry in Australia and around the world are fortunate to have people like Francis so committed to fostering education and knowledge in people from all walks of life so they can contribute to the vital cause of feeding the world," Mr Harvey said...
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The award, first introduced by the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) in 2011, recognises people who have excelled in mentoring women who work in scientific fields associated with Triticum and its nearest relatives... Prior to joining GRDC, Dr Ogbonnaya spent four and half years at The International Centre for Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) at Aleppo in Syria, initially as Principal Research Scientist for wheat germplasm enhancement and subsequently as head of the Biotechnology Unit... "GRDC and the broader grains industry in Australia and around the world are fortunate to have people like Francis so committed to fostering education and knowledge in people from all walks of life so they can contribute to the vital cause of feeding the world," Mr Harvey said...
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"The GRDC invests in a range of skills and capacity-building activities that are aimed at supporting current and potential future members of the industry to improve their ability to lead, learn, change, innovate and advance the nation's grains sector," Ms Allan said... Industry Development Awards - The GRDC Industry Development Awards are specifically targeted at Australian grain growers or groups working directly with growers for study tours, travel or other forms of training approved by the GRDC... Conference Sponsorship - The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a conference, workshop, seminar or field day that directly benefits the Australian grains industry...
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"The GRDC invests in a range of skills and capacity-building activities that are aimed at supporting current and potential future members of the industry to improve their ability to lead, learn, change, innovate and advance the nation's grains sector," Ms Allan said... Conference Sponsorship - The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a conference, workshop, seminar or field day that directly benefits the Australian grains industry... Caption: The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a field day, conference, workshop or seminar that directly benefits the Australian grains industry...
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Professor Robert Park, the David and Judith Coffey Chair in Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Sydney, has won a New South Wales Science and Engineering Award... Professor Park, who is also director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation-funded Australian Cereal Rust Control Program (ACRCP), was presented with the Excellence in Biological Sciences category award for his major contribution to the global effort to fight diseases that infect agricultural crops... Professor Park joined the University of Sydney's Plant Breeding Institute in 1988 and has since worked there as a world leader in seeking genetic solutions to rust control in cereals...
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"The GRDC invests in a range of skills and capacity-building activities that are aimed at supporting current and potential future members of the industry to improve their ability to lead, learn, change, innovate and advance the nation's grains sector," Ms Allan said... Conference Sponsorship - The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a conference, workshop, seminar or field day that directly benefits the Australian grains industry... Caption: The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a field day, conference, workshop or seminar that directly benefits the Australian grains industry...
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"The GRDC invests in a range of skills and capacity-building activities that are aimed at supporting current and potential future members of the industry to improve their ability to lead, learn, change, innovate and advance the nation's grains sector," Ms Allan said... Industry Development Awards - The GRDC Industry Development Awards are specifically targeted at Australian grain growers or groups working directly with growers for study tours, travel or other forms of training approved by the GRDC... Conference Sponsorship - The GRDC provides sponsorship assistance to organisations wishing to conduct a conference, workshop, seminar or field day that directly benefits the Australian grains industry...
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Professor Park, who is also director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation-funded Australian Cereal Rust Control Program (ACRCP), was presented with the Excellence in Biological Sciences category award for his major contribution to the global effort to fight diseases that infect agricultural crops... Professor Park joined the University of Sydney's Plant Breeding Institute in 1988 and has since worked there as a world leader in seeking genetic solutions to rust control in cereals... His research group has developed DNA-based markers that have allowed them to test hypotheses on how rust pathogen populations have evolved in Australia over the past 90 years, and is now decoding the genomes of these pathogens to develop a deeper understanding of how they infect and destroy cereal crops...
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