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But technology capable of taking highresolution photographs of up to 10,000 grains per sample and comparing them against a standard reference in as little as two to three minutes promises to change all that... Because of the international nature of the project, Mr McMullen says that varieties from other exporting countries will need to be added to the reference files compiled in Australia... Mr McMullen says manufacturers of the technology know that because of the rapid advances in their industry the prototypes will rapidly become obsolete, so they are making substantial investments in ongoing technical developments...
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"The panel system provides broad industry representation into the GRDC and ensures that the information delivered out of the GRDC and its investments is regionally relevant," Ms Hall said... Ms Hall said her extension background meant she had a strong focus on making sure that GRDC investments delivered information 'on-ground' that resulted in practice change and that the panel always had growers' bottom lines in mind when developing investment projects... Ms Hall said the suite of investments developed under the 'Soil Constraints - West' project were among the western regional panel's achievements in recent years...
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Unlike previous seasons in which after a dry start to the year we tend to rely on a late autumn break to kick-start proceedings, growers in many areas will be sowing into soils with existing high moisture profiles," Mr Shannon said. ".. Mr Shannon said the industry in this state has had to consider the impact of recent wet weather on factors such as pests and diseases, soil and crop nutrition, stubble management and seed selection... Given the unusual seasonal circumstances facing grain growers in the southern cropping region, the GRDC's Southern Regional Panel has consulted closely with industry and is currently involved in the development of a guide for growers and their advisers, specifically designed to assist with this year's cropping programs...
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Growers urged to "be inspired" and join GRDC panel.. Mr Martel has spent the past four years as a member of the northern panel and said he has relished the opportunity to interact with some of Australia's leading researchers, agronomists, consultants and like-minded growers... The current northern panel includes chairman James Clark; deputy chair John Sheppard; growers Rob Taylor, Macalister, Keith Harris, Quirindi and Mr Martel; grower and agronomist Kelly Becker, Theodore; senior agronomists Loretta Serafin, Tamworth, Penny Heuston, Warren, Jules Dixon, Avalon and Jack Williamson, Goondiwindi; and GRDC executive manager commercial Dr Steve Thomas...
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Growers urged to "be inspired" and join GRDC panel.. Mr Martel has spent the past four years as a member of the northern panel and said he has relished the opportunity to interact with some of Australia's leading researchers, agronomists, consultants and like-minded growers... The current northern panel includes chairman James Clark; deputy chair John Sheppard; growers Rob Taylor, Macalister, Keith Harris, Quirindi and Mr Martel; grower and agronomist Kelly Becker, Theodore; senior agronomists Loretta Serafin, Tamworth, Penny Heuston, Warren, Jules Dixon, Avalon and Jack Williamson, Goondiwindi; and GRDC executive manager commercial Dr Steve Thomas...
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Grain sector's new crop of innovators set to raise their voices Young people working in Australia's grain industry are about to come together to voice their opinions on food security and other important agricultural issues... Delegates aged between 18 and 40 years will travel from across Australia and New Zealand to attend the conference which this year carries the theme of "Food security: obstacles and opportunities"... For more information: Stephanie Painter, GrainGrowers 02 6173 6415 or 0439 986 651 Contact: Sharon Watt, Porter Novelli 0409 675100 < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Grain sector's new crop of innovators set to raise their voices..
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GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Geoff McLeod, of Finley, says the Update will provide local growers with a unique opportunity to hear from several industry experts who will be sharing new knowledge from the research initiatives in which they are involved... Reducing risks and improving rewards is a topic to be tackled by Phil O'Callaghan from ORM who will advise growers on how to calculate a "safe" rotation option... Chris Preston from the University of Adelaide will advise growers on optimising the impact of herbicides through effective "stacking" of pre-emergents and new herbicide products for weed control in break crops...
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GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Geoff McLeod, of Finley, says the Update will provide local growers with a unique opportunity to hear from several industry experts who will be sharing new knowledge from the research initiatives in which they are involved... Reducing risks and improving rewards is a topic to be tackled by Phil O'Callaghan from ORM who will advise growers on how to calculate a "safe" rotation option... Chris Preston from the University of Adelaide will advise growers on optimising the impact of herbicides through effective "stacking" of pre-emergents and new herbicide products for weed control in break crops...
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On July 22 at Campbell Town, the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) will host a research Update designed specifically for the State's growers... The Updates are a valuable information source for growers and their advisers, who will be addressed by industry experts from throughout Australia," Mr Shannon said... Growers can now register their attendance at the Update online via www.orm.com.au...
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GRDC GROWER UPDATES: Victorian grain growers are encouraged to take time out from their on-farm commitments this cropping season to attend important agronomic forums... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has announced dates and locations for its annual series of research Updates designed specifically for the State's growers... The Updates are a valuable information source for growers and their advisers, who will be addressed by industry experts from throughout Australia," Mr Shannon said...
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