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BROME GRASS CONTROL SUPPORT: Grain growers challenged with the task of controlling the problematic brome grass are being provided with a new resource to support their weed management strategies... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says brome grass competing early in wheat at a density of 100 plants per square metre can reduce yields by as much as 30 to 50 per cent. ".. The well-adapted weed has proliferated in the past decade, due to the absence of effective herbicides for its control in cereals, intensification of cropping systems, especially wheat on wheat, and the introduction of conservation tillage," Mr Shannon said. "..
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BROME GRASS CONTROL SUPPORT: Grain growers challenged with the task of controlling the problematic brome grass are being provided with a new resource to support their weed management strategies... GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says brome grass competing early in wheat at a density of 100 plants per square metre can reduce yields by as much as 30 to 50 per cent. ".. The well-adapted weed has proliferated in the past decade, due to the absence of effective herbicides for its control in cereals, intensification of cropping systems, especially wheat on wheat, and the introduction of conservation tillage," Mr Shannon said. "..
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To assist growers in their efforts to ensure their grain storage practices are safe and effective, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released two new Fact Sheets... Both fact sheets also contain useful links to other resources and industry experts... The Fact Sheets will be included in the November-December edition of GRDC's Ground Cover magazine, which should now be arriving in growers' mail boxes...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is ensuring that southern region growers are kept stimulated and informed over the coming weeks by providing them with an audio CD of interviews relevant to their farming systems... The GRDC Driving Agronomy southern region CD contains a selection of 15 interviews with industry experts on hot topics such break crops, stubble retention, dual purpose crops, weed intolerance, water use efficiency, fighting blackleg, world food security, benchmarking farm performance, the cost of farm machinery and managing risk... The CD offers growers an easy way to access the latest information about research being funded by the GRDC on behalf of growers and the Australian Government...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is ensuring that southern region growers are kept stimulated and informed over the coming weeks by providing them with an audio CD of interviews relevant to their farming systems... The GRDC Driving Agronomy southern region CD contains a selection of 15 interviews with industry experts on hot topics such break crops, stubble retention, dual purpose crops, weed intolerance, water use efficiency, fighting blackleg, world food security, benchmarking farm performance, the cost of farm machinery and managing risk... The CD offers growers an easy way to access the latest information about research being funded by the GRDC on behalf of growers and the Australian Government...
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NOZZLE KNOW-HOW: With more emphasis being placed on reducing the potential for spray drift, correct spray nozzle selection by grain growers is becoming increasingly important... Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), industry expert Bill Gordon, of Bill Gordon Consulting, says grain growers must carefully select the nozzles they intend to use and operate their sprayers to maximise efficacy while reducing the potential for spray drift... To assist growers in choosing the right nozzles, Mr Gordon has collaborated with the GRDC and consultant Graham Betts, of ASK GB, to develop a useful Nozzle selection for boom, band and shielded spraying Back Pocket Guide...
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To assist growers in their efforts to ensure their grain storage practices are safe and effective, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released two new Fact Sheets... The Stay Safe Around Grain Storage Fact Sheet offers important advice on how to design and implement safe storage systems and outlines the correct use of stored grain fumigants and chemicals... The Fact Sheets will be included in the November-December edition of GRDC's Ground Cover magazine, which should now be arriving in growers' mail boxes...
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