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Northern growers to benefit from new GRDC initiative.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has issued a request for tender to establish a panel of potential service providers for key development and extension projects over the next three years... "The panel will provide the GRDC with a mechanism to continuously contract short-term (one to three years) local projects within its governance structure, giving GRDC the flexibility to address industry RD&E needs as they arise," she said...
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Local trial and extension project opportunity for agribusiness.. Agribusiness organisations are being sought to conduct new localised trial and extension projects in the southern cropping region... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is proposing to next year fund six new projects involving field trials and demonstrations based around specific tactical agronomic management issues such as soil health, crop nutrition, crop rotations and the identification and management of weeds, pests and diseases...
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" GCTV5: John Harvey Interview - August 2011 15 February 2012 John Harvey discusses: - activists' destruction of GM wheat trials in Canberra in winter 2011; - GRDC's research themes and organisation restructure; - investment in extension of R&D outcomes; - the new GRDC Regional Panels... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
" Plant Genetic Resources: Australian Temperate Field Crops Collection.. A national plan to consolidate and upgrade Australia's crop genebanks has been agreed to as part of a broader nationwide rationalisation of agricultural research, development and extension services.. The importance of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway was highlighted in January when just days after the first of Australia's crop genetic resources headed there for safe-keeping, floods swept through Horsham, the Victorian town that houses the Australian genebank...
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Understand the purpose of effectively matching leadership style to individuals and situations in developing a supportive team environment.. Develop resilience, flexibility and confidence in dealing with change.. Develop time management and delegation skills to effectively work within and lead a team...
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Understand the purpose of effectively matching leadership style to individuals and situations in developing a supportive team environment.. Develop resilience, flexibility and confidence in dealing with change.. Develop time management and delegation skills to effectively work within and lead a team...
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The project has provided a resource to help the wheat and barley industries control fungal diseases... New sources of resistance were identified to help with the more intractable diseases and these were introgressed into adapted varieties for use by breeders... The project has provided the resources to conduct genetic studies into the control of resistance to some diseases...
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Adelaide grains research forum to set the scene for 2015.. "This year's event will showcase innovative thinking, products and practices, and will offer valuable advice on opportunities to improve SA farming systems," Mr Pengilley said... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair, Keith Pengilley, says the Adelaide forum will showcase innovative thinking, products and practices, and will offer valuable advice on opportunities to improve SA farming systems...
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Farming systems groups across the southern cropping region are laying the foundations for a suite of local development and extension projects under the Grains Research and Development Corporation's major new initiative to address challenges associated with stubble retention... The Maintaining Profitable Farming Systems with Retained Stubble initiative involves farming systems groups in Victoria, South Australia and southern and central New South Wales collaborating with research organisations and agribusiness over the next five years... Sharon Watt, Porter Novelli 0409 675100 Caption: Attending a stubble initiative workshop in Adelaide are CSIRO scientist Clive Kirkby (left), Canberra (ACT); GRDC Southern Regional Grower Services Manager Andrew Rice, Parkes (NSW); SA Research and Development Institute entomologist Michael Nash, Adelaide (SA); and Southern Farming Systems agronomist Ed Hilsdon, Inverleigh (Victoria)...
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Subsoil manuring comes of age in HRZ.. "What we end up getting after subsoil manuring is a larger bucket size and soil capable of holding three times its original capacity of plant-available water, which can be stored deep in the profile to be used in the spring grain-fill period achieving much higher water use efficiency.".. While results are still inconclusive as to which manure or organic matter might be best to use, Dr Peries says they do need to find a material that is more abundantly available should the popularity of subsoil manuring increase...
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