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Canola production information in New South Wales and Queensland reached a new milestone today with the release of the first northern-specific agronomic information to help growers bolster crop yields and returns... The launch of the Canola GrowNote reflects the rapidly escalating popularity of canola within northern cropping rotations as growers strive to maximise farm gross margins and implement effective disease, weed, pest and soil management strategies... The release of the Canola GrowNote follows the successful release of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, barley, durum, chickpea, maize and peanuts modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region...
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Canola production information in New South Wales and Queensland reached a new milestone today with the release of the first northern-specific agronomic information to help growers bolster crop yields and returns... The launch of the Canola GrowNote reflects the rapidly escalating popularity of canola within northern cropping rotations as growers strive to maximise farm gross margins and implement effective disease, weed, pest and soil management strategies... The release of the Canola GrowNote follows the successful release of the barley, sorghum, sunflower, faba beans, wheat, barley, durum, chickpea, maize and peanuts modules which are being extensively used by growers and agronomists across the northern cropping region...
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The Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) has a new face in northern New South Wales following the appointment of Denielle Kilby to the position of trials agronomist... Ms Kilby will be based in Moree and oversee NGA trials in the Moree, Mungindi and Goondiwindi districts, continuing the work previously undertaken by Rachel Norton who has moved into a new role as NGA communications manager... Ms Kilby hails from a mixed farming property near Collie and has a solid field agronomy background as a result of roles with Landmark at Walgett, Parkes and Forbes, making her an ideal addition to the NGA team according to NGA chief executive officer Richard Daniel...
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The Northern Grower Alliance (NGA) has a new face in northern New South Wales following the appointment of Denielle Kilby to the position of trials agronomist... Ms Kilby will be based in Moree and oversee NGA trials in the Moree, Mungindi and Goondiwindi districts, continuing the work previously undertaken by Rachel Norton who has moved into a new role as NGA communications manager... Ms Kilby hails from a mixed farming property near Collie and has a solid field agronomy background as a result of roles with Landmark at Walgett, Parkes and Forbes, making her an ideal addition to the NGA team according to NGA chief executive officer Richard Daniel...
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" Date: 04.07.2016 'Gloves are up' ready to FITE Russian wheat aphid in north.. As the GRDC implements a multi-faceted research, development and extension approach to better inform future control of the pest - detected in Australia for the first time last month - growers are being encouraged to continue to scout fields, report any concerns and where necessary implement a considered management strategy... Any suspected sightings of RWA in New South Wales should be reported to the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline (1800 084 881) while any suspected sightings in Queensland should be reported to Biosecurity Queensland on 13 25 23...
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The onset of summer rains will see denitrification back on the management agenda of northern region grain growers looking to maximise crop performance and grain quality... Wet summers increase the potential to lose nitrogen through denitrification as it occurs when soils are nearing saturation and oxygen becomes limited... In a bid to help northern growers manage denitrification and preserve profitability once wetter cropping seasons return, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a new Denitrification Fact Sheet...
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Lupin research, non-wetting soils and more targeted use of inputs were also priorities raised by growers when they spoke with panel members including deputy chairman Mike Ewing, Paul Kelly, Narelle Moore, Darren Hughes and Vince Logan... Panellists met with hundreds of growers, consultants and agronomists during their tour of farming districts including Geraldton, Binnu, Chapman Valley, Mullewa, Morawa, Mingenew and Dongara... Professor Ewing said the tour was one of three separate spring tours of the WA grainbelt by western panel members in 2011, with the aim being for panellists to improve two-way communication with growers and other stakeholders...
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MacLean well qualified for GRDC panel role.. Woman (Brondwen MacLean) standing infront of GRDC banner.. "By maintaining a national focus we can avoid duplication of resources and effort and ensure that whilst knowing what the national priorities and strategies are, we are fitting into this framework at a local level and driving research results into the paddock whether you are in Central Queensland, the Mallee or the northern acid sand plains of WA," she said...
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MacLean well qualified for GRDC panel role.. Woman (Brondwen MacLean) standing infront of GRDC banner.. "By maintaining a national focus we can avoid duplication of resources and effort and ensure that whilst knowing what the national priorities and strategies are, we are fitting into this framework at a local level and driving research results into the paddock whether you are in Central Queensland, the Mallee or the northern acid sand plains of WA," she said...
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The outcomes have traditionally been communicated to industry via media and annual GRDC events like the GRDC Updates for Growers and Advisors... As a direct result of grower demand for more accessible and usable information, the GRDC unveiled a new initiative this year in the form of GrowNotes - www.grdc.com.au/GrowNotes - on a range of summer and winter crops that are widely grown in the northern region... The GrowNotes provide an overview of each crop, information on a range of farm best practice, results of northern region trials, best-practice recommendations and links to additional research and trial information for further study...
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