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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
We operate a mixed farming enterprise, 'Millring Pastoral', running sheep, cattle and cropping across 2400ha... The sheep enterprise includes merino ewes, producing fine wool averaging 19 micron, and 1st cross ewes and prime lambs... My study topic was 'The integration of livestock and cropping in the high rainfall zone.' I travelled for a total of 16 weeks to a number of different countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay, and New Zealand...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its 2013 grains research Updates for growers in Victoria... An important source of agronomic and industry information and resources for growers, the Updates will be held at Marnoo on February 8; Manangatang on July 23; Warracknabeal on July 24; and Derrinallum on August 29... Each year brings with it a new set of challenges and opportunities for growers, and the Updates play a vital role in equipping them with the advice and insights they need to advance their cropping enterprises," Mr Shannon said...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its 2013 grains research Updates for growers in South Australia... An important source of agronomic and industry information and resources for growers, the Updates will be held at Balaklava on February 14; Lameroo on August 15; Lock on August 22; and Naracoorte on August 28... Each year brings with it a new set of challenges and opportunities for growers, and the Updates play a vital role in equipping them with the advice and insights they need to advance their cropping enterprises," Mr Shannon said...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Land-use surveys gauge biosecurity risks.. Burning weed seeds in windrows after harvest is an effective way of reducing the weed burden... The dynamic nature of farming means that growers are always tweaking the enterprise mix, trying new crops, and perhaps adding or removing livestock...
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Adelaide forum to set the scene for 2013 cropping season.. Farming systems built to withstand the impact of weeds, diseases, pests, seasonal constraints and market vagaries will take centre stage in Adelaide next month... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the annual Adelaide Update plays a critical role in delivering information, knowledge and resources to farm advisers who can in turn inform their farming clients and prepare them for the season ahead...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Unlike other types of calculations that produce just one number, this analysis produces a range of FOPs based on the interaction of a number of 'risky variables'... In the analysis the FOP result are presented in bands but the range is from 25% to 75% (representing the range 50% of the time or 1 year in 2) and the 5% to 95% band (representing the range 90% of the time or for 9 years in 10)... The certainty equivalent values for the five enterprise mixes presented earlier are calculated for five levels of risk (figure 5)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The aim of the project is to develop and promote the adoption of production practices in mixed farming systems on Eyre Peninsula that will improve whole farm profitability and sustainability and increase the efficient use of water and nutrients... The work will focus specifically on the management of groundcover and biomass by integrating cropping and livestock within conservation farming systems... With the support of the Eyre Peninsula Grain & Graze 2 project, the Future Farm Industries CRC (FFI CRC) research project Enrich@" has been established to investigate the potential of incorporating a mixture of perennial species into farming systems in low-rainfall areas across southern Australia...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Many farmers have an excellent 'gut feel' when it comes to assessing risk and considering changes to enterprise mix... Knowing the information allows an informed discussion to take place about profit, the range in profit potential, and the type of contingency plans required to cope with the volatility... Bell chart showing distribution of enterprise profit by increasing lambs weaned for ewes joined in ‘poor’ years by 20% ($/ha)..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Grains Research Adviser Update in Adelaide on February 12-13.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation's annual Grains Research Update will focus on those significant cropping issues expected to confront South Australian grain growers in season 2013 and beyond... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the annual Adelaide Update plays a critical role in delivering information, knowledge and resources to farm advisers who can in turn inform their farming clients and prepare them for the season ahead...
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Temora forum to prepare groundwork for 2013 crop season.. David Shannon speaking at the Adelaide Convention Centre.. Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the annual grains research Update plays a critical role in delivering information, knowledge and resources to farm advisers who can in turn inform their farming clients and prepare them for the season ahead...
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