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Widespread frosts in Western Australia in 1998 and 2005 caused wheat yield losses of 500,000 and 700,000 tonnes respectively, while drought, salinity, disease and nutrient issues are ongoing challenges for the State's cereal growers... The GRDC also has equity investments in three of the commercial wheat breeding companies in Australia... Region West, North, South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Investments aim to crack wheat's 'tough nuts'..
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Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being advised that they can take action to improve weed control in wheel tracks during summer fallow spraying... A Weed Control in Wheel Tracks Fact Sheet , produced by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), details measures that can reduce poor control of weeds in the sprayer's wheel tracks and adjacent areas during summer fallow applications... Lack of weed control in these areas can be the result of poor spray deposition, excessive dust or a combination of the two...
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The benefits of separating land assets from the operating farm business are outlined in a new Business Management Fact Sheet produced by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... The Fact Sheet points out that while grain-growing businesses are a combination of two key components - the operating business and the real estate (farm land) business - treating these two components separately provides effective and flexible operations for succession and retirement, investment and expansion pathways... The Fact Sheet provides information on measuring asset performance and details the benefits associated with asset separation, relating to succession and retirement, expansion of farm scale, asset protection, leveraging and third party investors...
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Western Australian growers are being encouraged to understand foliar fungal diseases of cereals and how to manage them... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a western region-specific version of the Cereal Fungicides Fact Sheet, aimed at assisting growers in managing cereal fungicide use... According to GRDC plant health technologies program manager Ken Young, fungicides are just one component of an effective management strategy and do not increase yield; they protect yield potential and cannot retrieve lost yield if applied after infection is established...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released two new fact sheets to assist southern region grain growers with their spraying practices... The fact sheet offers a summary of herbicide groups and the properties that interact with spray practice, information on how a herbicide works, interactions between nozzle type and formulation or adjuvants, as well as the impact of travel speed and nozzle design... Region North, South < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Be on receiving end of spray facts..
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Download double knock fact sheet.. A new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) fact sheet shows northern grain growers how, when and why to use double knock herbicide applications... GRDC-funded research shows using a double knock approach in fallow paddocks gives growers a reliable technique to control difficult weeds while also assisting in the management of herbicide resistance...
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Download double knock fact sheet.. A new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) fact sheet shows northern grain growers how, when and why to use double knock herbicide applications... GRDC-funded research shows using a double knock approach in fallow paddocks gives growers a reliable technique to control difficult weeds while also assisting in the management of herbicide resistance...
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Maintaining a sound business management discipline of measuring business performance, using this information for planning and then learning from each year's results, will ensure a healthy and sustainable business... When managing any business, it is good to have both of the following concepts in mind: 1... Regularly monitoring business performance by evaluating indicators of profit, cash flow, net worth, equity and return on capital is the only way of knowing whether failure is only days away, or whether there is capacity to expand and continually improve aspects of the business...
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The benchmarking process is commonly used for comparative analysis to improve business performance... No two businesses - or business people - are the same, so care is needed when comparing your business to others, as you may not be comparing 'apples with apples'... Business performance can only be judged against goals...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The benchmarking process is commonly used for comparative analysis to improve business performance... No two businesses - or business people - are the same, so care is needed when comparing your business to others, as you may not be comparing 'apples with apples'... Business performance can only be judged against goals...
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