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Opportunities for growers to broaden weeds approach.. Opportunities exist for grain growers in the southern cropping region to more effectively manage weeds in retained stubble systems, according to new research conducted by the CSIRO and funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Caption: CSIRO Senior Research Scientist (Farming Systems) Dr Rick Llewellyn says a new study has highlighted just how costly weed management has become and where there are opportunities to reduce further cost increases...
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Opportunities exist for grain growers in the southern cropping region to more effectively manage weeds in retained stubble systems, according to new research conducted by the CSIRO and funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... "The data shows very large differences between regions for practices like harvest weed seed control, crop topping and double knockdown which reflects past differences in the levels of herbicide resistance, but we're now seeing resistance issues becoming much more important in all cropping regions," Dr Llewellyn said... Caption: CSIRO Senior Research Scientist (Farming Systems) Dr Rick Llewellyn says a new study has highlighted just how costly weed management has become and where there are opportunities to reduce further cost increases...
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Southern region agronomists who support grain growers with timely, professional advice are in turn being supported through the 2016 cropping season... Dr Chris Pittock, from the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) in Victoria, says the three core functions of CropPro are to diagnose the cause of crop problems, support risk analysis and to provide evidence-based information for management of crop constraints... "CropPro enables diagnoses of constraints to yield in the field and provides solid management information in the one place...
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Ground Cover Southern Region Weekly Updates are in addition to bimonthly Ground Cover Radio... Android phone or tablet users can go online to www.grdc.com.au/podcasts and follow the prompts to subscribe to the podcasts... Podcasts are a convenient way for growers to remain up to date with the latest industry news - simply plug, play and listen...
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Barriers to increased productivity for grain growers in the southern cropping region are set to be addressed through a suite of new projects to be funded through the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Through its 2014-15 External Investment Plan, the GRDC is seeking research partners to undertake a range of programs aimed at providing growers with the technologies and practices they require to remain competitive in global grain markets... Caption: GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair Keith Pengilley says the 2014-15 External Investment Plan addresses issues that are hampering growers in their efforts to boost productivity, cut input costs and lift margins...
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The office will initially be located in Adelaide, from which it will service the three states that comprise the GRDC's southern region - South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania... As general manager of systems and agronomy south, Dr Stephen Loss will lead the GRDC's operations in the southern region and he will be supported by a manager of systems and agronomy and a team assistant... "We believe this 'hub and spoke' model is most appropriate for an organisation such as the GRDC that has a mandate to work closely with growers and industry at a regional level but to also maintain and foster strategic relationships with research partners from across Australia and the globe, which we can do most effectively from a national head office."..
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The office will initially be located in Adelaide, from which it will service the three states that comprise the GRDC's southern region - South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania... As general manager of systems and agronomy south, Dr Stephen Loss will lead the GRDC's operations in the southern region and he will be supported by a manager of systems and agronomy and a team assistant... "We believe this 'hub and spoke' model is most appropriate for an organisation such as the GRDC that has a mandate to work closely with growers and industry at a regional level but to also maintain and foster strategic relationships with research partners from across Australia and the globe, which we can do most effectively from a national head office."..
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Local trial and extension project opportunity for agribusiness.. Agribusiness organisations are being sought to conduct new localised trial and extension projects in the southern cropping region... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is proposing to next year fund six new projects involving field trials and demonstrations based around specific tactical agronomic management issues such as soil health, crop nutrition, crop rotations and the identification and management of weeds, pests and diseases...
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Fumigation in gas-tight storage is the only option for control of grain pest insects at all stages of their life cycle... But successful fumigation requires knowing how much phosphine gas to apply, when to apply it and the length of time needed for an effective kill... The fact sheet has been developed in consultation with grain storage specialists, including Peter Botta, of PCB Consulting, who says that in order to kill eggs, larva, pupa and adult grain pests, phosphine gas needs to reach, and be maintained at, a concentration possible only in a gas-tight storage...
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Don't let snails spoil grain harvest.. Grain growers are encouraged to implement strategies to avoid snail contamination of grain this coming harvest... S nails present above cutting height in the canopy or in windrows can enter the header during harvest, potentially leading to clogging of machinery and grain quality downgrades...
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