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Partnership to deliver key new grains research in WA.. GRDC chairman Keith Perrett joined the WA Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston at the Dowerin GWN Machinery Field Days today to make the announcement... From left, DAFWA project manager for grain crop agronomy Ben Curtis, left, DAFWA acting executive director for grains industry Mark Sweetingham, GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts, WA Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston, GRDC chairman Keith Perrett, GRDC chairman-elect Richard Clark, GRDC board member Kim Halberd and GRDC managing director John Harvey...
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GRDC chairman Keith Perrett joined the WA Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston at the Dowerin GWN Machinery Field Days today to make the announcement... Mr Perrett said the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) would conduct the research into some of the key priority areas facing WA grain growers including break crops, plant disease, soil acidity, pests and spray drift... From left, DAFWA project manager for grain crop agronomy Ben Curtis, left, DAFWA acting executive director for grains industry Mark Sweetingham, GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts, WA Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston, GRDC chairman Keith Perrett, GRDC chairman-elect Richard Clark, GRDC board member Kim Halberd and GRDC managing director John Harvey...
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Whether storing harvested grain for future marketing or crop planting, key factors to consider are silo hygiene and aeration, insect and pest control, grain quality and economics... The South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) has produced booklets called ' Dealing with a Difficult Harvest ' and ' The WA Guide to High Moisture Harvest Management' (see: www.sepwa.org.au ) and these recommend minimal handling and using cool, aerated conditions when storing sprouted grain... An example of this in WA is the Candeloro family, who store 85 per cent of grain (including wheat, canola and barley) produced annually on their 8000ha Toodyay property in state-of-the-art storage and handling facilities that have a capacity of 38,000 tonnes...
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" GRDC Crop Updates 25-26 February 2013, Western Region, Perth WA. Professor Steve Powles 24 September 2013 Professor Steve Powles, University of WA, shares some highlights of the 2013 Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge Conference, with particular reference to WA grain growing and the danger posed by the potential loss of glyphosate as a viable weed control option... Recorded at GRDC Updates, Western Region, Perth WA, 25-26 February 2013... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Hailing from Dumbleyung, the Smiths have been running Kingussie Farming since 1945 with the fourth generation of the family now taking up major management roles in the farm business, and setting up the farm for the next generation... The farm has grown from 2000 arable hectares in 2002 to be now cropping and running sheep on an area of 7970 hectares, producing in excess of 17,500 tonnes of grain in 2013... The Smiths grow canola, wheat, barley, oats, lupins and peas with clover sown as a break crop when required...
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