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Wheat yield increases of 1.19t/ha possible in the north.. Maps detailing actual and achievable yield data have been compiled by the CSIRO and will be made accessible through a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) funded project... Dr Hochman said the research found that the northern region's yields were 5.3% lower than relative yields in the southern region and 8.9% lower than in the western region, suggesting there is significant scope to boost yields in the north through better application of current technologies and best practice...
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Steps to becoming a SMART farm.. Illustration of connectivity potential on farms using SMART.. If you are a grower or a regional business, tune in to the YouTube clips for a range of tips and tools; check out the 'Digital-ready grain growers' community on Google+ ( bit.ly/digitalreadygrains ); and share your ideas or find a local telco or IT provider that specialises in connectivity in rural areas...
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For this issue of Ground Cover we crossed the country to cover Updates in Adelaide, Wagga Wagga, Goondiwindi, Auburn, Perth and Yuna... GRDC PhD scholar Jana Phan, pictured with fellow University of Adelaide student Matthew Aubert, presented her research into characterising novel forms of beta-glucanase in malting barley at the Adelaide Update... GRDC Research Updates unveil tomorrow's tools and technologies - Wagga Wagga..
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Efficient was the Green Revolution strategy for improving grain yields that gains from the key yield traits are now exhausted.. C 4 plants are responsible for 30 per_cent of CO 2 fixed by plants but constitute just five per_cent of the Earth's plant biomass... Phenomics in Australia uses technology unavailable commercially anywhere else in the world and the analysis is often undertaken with a keen appreciation for the impact that agronomy and paddock conditions have on a crop's growth characteristics...
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Efficient was the Green Revolution strategy for improving grain yields that gains from the key yield traits are now exhausted.. C 4 plants are responsible for 30 per_cent of CO 2 fixed by plants but constitute just five per_cent of the Earth's plant biomass... Phenomics in Australia uses technology unavailable commercially anywhere else in the world and the analysis is often undertaken with a keen appreciation for the impact that agronomy and paddock conditions have on a crop's growth characteristics...
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The digital age is providing growers with easy access to resources and support tools in their quest to lift efficiency and productivity, according to the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... GRDC's Manager of Delivery Platforms, Tom McCue, says technology is rapidly changing and making it possible for growers and advisers to capture farm information in real time and share this information immediately with a wide network... Mr McCue said the GRDC was converting some of its research, development and extension outputs into easy-to-use and accessible applications - such as Weed ID and Insect ID apps - and more decision-support tools are planned for the future...
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Dr Thomas says a changing research, development and extension environment in Australia has been the catalyst for GRDC's increased focus on partnerships with commercial enterprises and overseas research entities... "As the ongoing decline in public sector funding and staff takes effect, there is no doubt that GRDC will need to keep looking for new ways to deliver the outcomes that Australian grain growers need to remain viable," said Dr Thomas... "My job now is to build on this platform, working within GRDC and with our partners to generate ground-breaking improvements for the future," said Dr Thomas...
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