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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The report outlines some of the local Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) priorities identified by the grain grower, adviser and researcher members of the GRDC's Regional Cropping Solutions Network operating across the Western Region... Being an active project that gathers priorities, the contents of this report present a snapshot current at May 2013... GRDC has invested in the RCSN with the primary aim of identifying local RD&E priorities...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the series of research Updates will explore the options available to grain growers in establishing more flexibility within their farming systems. ".. A line-up of expert speakers has been assembled for each of the Updates to provide advice and insights into practices and research that can influence positive change on grain-producing properties," Mr Shannon said. ".. The grains research Updates also play an important role in equipping industry professionals with the knowledge and resources they need to support their grain grower clients in their preparations and decision-making for the year ahead."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New initiative to foster grains industry leadership (Bendigo).. GRDC Program Manager Capacity Building, Kathleen Allan, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established by the GRDC to "help ensure that the Australian grains industry attracts and retains the right people with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the long term sustainability of the industry"... Ms Allan said that to be eligible to participate in the workshop, applicants must be working and engaged in the grains industry, have a long-term vision for the grains industry and be willing to commit to activities before, during and after the workshop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
New initiative to foster grains industry leadership.. GRDC Program Manager Capacity Building, Kathleen Allan, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established by the GRDC to "help ensure that the Australian grains industry attracts and retains the right people with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the long term sustainability of the industry"... Ms Allan said that to be eligible to participate in the workshop, applicants must be working and engaged in the grains industry, have a long-term vision for the grains industry and be willing to commit to activities before, during and after the workshop...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The new prize will encourage students to explore issues relating to grain growing and agriculture through a new $10,000 GRDC Eureka Schools Prize for Agricultural Journalism... Vic Dobos, GRDC"s manager of Communication and Customer Service, says the prize is intended to help students discover for themselves a grains industry that is high-tech and brimming with opportunity, despite the environmental challenges it often comes up against... With its focus on technological changes and developments in the grains industry impacting on rural communities" economic and social wellbeing, Mr Dobos says the new GRDC Eureka prize will be of particular interest to rural schools and students...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dates have been set for the 2013 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) technical research Updates in the southern cropping region... Mr Shannon says the Updates provide industry personnel with the latest technical information and resources they need to assist growers for the coming cropping season. ".. The GRDC funds substantial ongoing research into and development of products, technologies, practices and services so each year there is an array of new knowledge to be passed on to the many people who are involved in the grains sector," Mr Shannon said. "..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Flexible farming systems will be the focus of the GRDC Technical Research Updates in February... GRDC Southern Panel chair David Shannon says the series of research updates will explore the options available to grain growers in establishing more flexibility within their farming systems... "The grains research updates also play an important role in equipping industry professionals with the knowledge and resources they need to support their grain-grower clients in their preparations and decision-making for the year ahead," Mr Shannon says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers and industry professionals who wish to take the next step in their career are being offered a helping hand through a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) skills and capacity-building initiative... GRDC Program Manager Capacity Building, Kathleen Allan, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established by the GRDC to "help ensure that the Australian grains industry attracts and retains the right people with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the long term sustainability of the industry"... Ms Allan said that to be eligible to participate in the workshop, applicants must be working and engaged in the grains industry, have a long-term vision for the grains industry and be willing to commit to activities before, during and after the workshop...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The panels form the crucial grassroot linkages that ensures growers' research priorities in the different regions contribute to the GRDC's investment planning... "Because I'm aware of what happens at the silos, and that's essentially where growers make their money, this can be crucial to how and what research is initiated," Mrs McLean says... With listening to growers fundamental to the role of regional panel members, Mrs McLean says she has been inspired by growers' approaches to research and development...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dates have been set for the 2013 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) technical research Updates in the southern cropping region... Mr Shannon says the Updates provide industry personnel with the latest technical information and resources they need to assist growers for the coming cropping season. ".. The GRDC funds substantial ongoing research into and development of products, technologies, practices and services so each year there is an array of new knowledge to be passed on to the many people who are involved in the grains sector," Mr Shannon said. "..
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