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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Professor Powles, who heads the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI), based at the University of Western Australia, told growers and advisers at the Grains Research Update in Perth that 86 per cent of maize and 94 per cent of soybean crop fields in the US are sown with Roundup Ready (RR) crops... After RR was introduced, growers switched to using a single mode of action - glyphosate... A major increase in glyphosate-resistant weeds has occurred, Professor Powles says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The enormous contribution summer grain crops make to the productivity and profitability of Australian farming systems will be in the spotlight in March during the 2016 Australian Summer Grains Conference... Being held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from March 7-9, the Australian Summer Grains Conference will showcase five grains - maize, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and mungbeans - and will attract growers, researchers, marketers, crushers and customers from across Australia... Platinum sponsor, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), is at the forefront of delivering productivity and profitability gains to Australian summer crop producers through strategic investments in research, development and extension (RD&E) projects - many of which will be showcased during the conference...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The enormous contribution summer grain crops make to the productivity and profitability of Australian farming systems will be in the spotlight in March during the 2016 Australian Summer Grains Conference... Being held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from March 7-9, the Australian Summer Grains Conference will showcase five grains - maize, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and mungbeans - and will attract growers, researchers, marketers, crushers and customers from across Australia... Platinum sponsor, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), is at the forefront of delivering productivity and profitability gains to Australian summer crop producers through strategic investments in research, development and extension (RD&E) projects - many of which will be showcased during the conference...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Planning for 2013 cropping season kicks off at Marnoo.. "New thinking is constantly emerging from GRDC-funded research so it is important that we convey that intelligence to those who need it most - our grain growers," Mrs Findlay Tickner said... "CSIRO Plant Industry researcher James Hunt will discuss sowing dates and how growers can get the best out of current wheat varieties, while David Lamb from the University of New England will explore the impacts of new and emerging technology on farm management and crop husbandry," Mrs Findlay Tickner said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"New thinking is constantly emerging from GRDC-funded research so it is important that we convey that intelligence to those who need it most - our grain growers," Mrs Findlay Tickner said... "CSIRO Plant Industry researcher James Hunt will discuss sowing dates and how growers can get the best out of current wheat varieties, while David Lamb from the University of New England will explore the impacts of new and emerging technology on farm management and crop husbandry," Mrs Findlay Tickner said... Caption: Horsham-based GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Susan Findlay Tickner says the Marnoo Update will equip growers with advice and information to enable them to adopt the latest farming practices...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Economic analysis based on modelling the effect of typical practice changes on farm economic performance indicates the project has resulted in economic benefits of between $19-$42ha/annum of cropping land, a benefit cost ratio of 7.5:1 and an internal rate of return of 63.8% on funds invested... A comprehensive evaluation survey conducted at the conclusion of the project provides quantitative data on practice change and other benefits accruing from the project... Economic analysis based on modelling the effect of typical practice changes on farm economic performance indicated that the project has contributed economic benefits of between $19-$42/ha/ann...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
For this issue of Ground Cover we crossed the country to cover Updates in Adelaide, Wagga Wagga, Goondiwindi, Auburn, Perth and Yuna... Research Updates support informed decisions.. GRDC Research Updates unveil tomorrow's tools and technologies - Wagga Wagga..
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