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Research vital to secure the next generation of farmers.. Mr Kelly, who joined the panel two years ago, said the research, development and extension (RD&E) funded by the GRDC was vital in making sure the industry progressed, so that it was attractive to the next generation of farmers... "We are providing a platform for young people to get involved in agriculture, including young researchers, because we have to have a future," he said...
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Now in his second term on the western regional panel, Dr Ryan says he remains focused on addressing some of the major challenges facing growers in the region... "The panel provides a great opportunity to get back on the ground and really get close to growers and understand the challenges they're facing," he said... Dr Ryan said his main impetus for renominating for the panel and continuing his association with the GRDC stemmed from his passion for agriculture...
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Mike Ewing has taken on his second term with the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western regional panel with a keen focus on research, development and extension (RD&E) initiatives to advance farm profitability... Dr Ewing said the western regional panel had made important progress in identifying the key areas critical to farm profitability... As the body to feed grower concerns and ideas into the GRDC and identify gaps in RD&E, Dr Ewing said the panel worked closely with the GRDC's Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs) - which fast-track funding for short-term projects...
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New western panel appointed for GRDC.. Mr Roberts said the Panel selection process undertaken by the GRDC Board was thorough, ensuring the interests of growers and other grains industry stakeholders in Western Australia would be best served by the members appointed... Members come from diverse backgrounds - they include growers, researchers, consultants and advisers - and all are highly respected by their peers," he said...
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New western panel appointed for GRDC.. Mr Roberts said the Panel selection process undertaken by the GRDC Board was thorough, ensuring the interests of growers and other grains industry stakeholders in Western Australia would be best served by the members appointed... Members come from diverse backgrounds - they include growers, researchers, consultants and advisers - and all are highly respected by their peers," he said...
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Members of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western regional panel, accompanied by other GRDC personnel including board members and staff, are embarking on three separate spring tours covering different areas of the WA grainbelt... The first tour will meet with growers, grower groups, researchers and consultants in the Great Southern region from September 8 to 10, touring districts including Wandering, West Arthur, Kojonup and South Stirling... The southern tour will be followed by a tour of the eastern grainbelt from September 22 to 24 and a tour of the northern grainbelt from October 1 to 3...
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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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"Members of the GRDC western panel are spending a lot of time talking and consulting with growers to make sure that we know what their priorities are for research, development and extension (RD&E)... "Growers increasingly have a direct role in determining the focus and outputs of the projects in which the GRDC invests, as a result of close consultation through the panel and the Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs).".. Ms Hall said another significant achievement by the panel had been key investments made by the GRDC in the past 12 months, which had resulted from the heightened grower consultation...
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"Members of the GRDC western panel are spending a lot of time talking and consulting with growers to make sure that we know what their priorities are for research, development and extension (RD&E)... "Growers increasingly have a direct role in determining the focus and outputs of the projects in which the GRDC invests, as a result of close consultation through the panel and the Regional Cropping Solutions Networks (RCSNs).".. Ms Hall said another significant achievement by the panel had been key investments made by the GRDC in the past 12 months, which had resulted from the heightened grower consultation...
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Caption: As well as hands-on farming experience, Gemma Walker has worked for many years managing farming systems groups across Australia and delivering a range of development and extension activities... Ms Walker and her fianc , Dean Wormald, will next year take over management of her family's 4000ha Munglinup farm from her parents, Tom and Jenne... Ms Walker said her family grew Margurita French Serradella for the first time on their Munglinup farm last year in a bid to introduce a profitable legume into the system, provide a weed and disease break and improve paddocks...
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