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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Historically agricultural advisory services have been delivered by government agencies; this has changed with more than 2,300 private sector crop advisers spread across all states... Increased use and capacity of technology will impact the future of agricultural advisory services; with 'recipe farming' fast developing oversees... A recent survey of private sector crop advisers in Australia identified that approximately two thirds are retail advisers, working for a chemical, fertiliser or seed company or retail outlets...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
There comes a time when the family evolves, that the benefits provided by a partnership structure of individuals or assets held jointly or as tenants in common, begin to decline... The moral of the story is that you should ensure that the business is conducted in a structure separate and independent from yourself and that your assets are held in a structure(s) that provide control and ownership rights are held separately from you as an individual... Where land is held in people's own names or as joint tenants there are issues that need to be addressed if the family wishes to transfer land to the next generation...
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Sustainable grain production courses sow the seeds of expertise for tomorrow's harvest.. The course provides specialist training in grain production and marketing to increase the ability of growers and others to thrive in a highly competitive and increasingly regulated environment... " the course provides future agricultural advisors, consultants, agronomists, grain handlers, researchers and growers with the knowledge to prosper long term."..
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BENDIGO CEREAL DISEASE WORKSHOP: A two-day workshop for farm advisers on the practical management of cereal foliar disease will be held in Bendigo next month... To be held at the Quality Resort All Seasons, the workshop is designed for experienced advisers to update and benchmark their skills base on managing cereal foliar diseases with their peers and industry experts... The workshop will be facilitated by John Cameron (Independent Consultants Australia Network) and delivered by consultant Nick Poole (Foundation of Arable Research New Zealand) and cereal pathologists Grant Hollaway (DPI Victoria), Mark McLean (DPI Vic) and Colin Wellings (I&I NSW)...
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The workshops at Bendigo on April 11 and Ouyen on April 12 will provide information and technical advice, with scientific support, for determining organic matter cycling in the soil in relation to nitrogen nutrition, paddock planning and fertiliser rates, plus trace element identification and management... Speakers at the workshops will include Dr Rob Norton, Australia and New Zealand Regional Director with the International Plant Nutrition Institute; CSIRO soil scientist Dr Jeff Baldock; Dr Glenn McDonald from the University of Adelaide; Tony Cox and Dr Ehsan Tavakkoli from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries; Dr John Angus from Charles Sturt University and CSIRO; and Dr Nigel Wilhelm of the South Australian Research and Development Institute... More information about the workshops, including registration details, can be found at www.agcommunicators.com.au ...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The workshops at Bendigo on April 11 and Ouyen on April 12 will provide information and technical advice, with scientific support, for determining organic matter cycling in the soil in relation to nitrogen nutrition, paddock planning and fertiliser rates, plus trace element identification and management... Speakers at the workshops will include Dr Rob Norton, Australia and New Zealand Regional Director with the International Plant Nutrition Institute; CSIRO soil scientist Dr Jeff Baldock; Dr Glenn McDonald from the University of Adelaide; Tony Cox and Dr Ehsan Tavakkoli from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries; Dr John Angus from Charles Sturt University and CSIRO; and Dr Nigel Wilhelm of the South Australian Research and Development Institute... More information about the workshops, including registration details, can be found at www.agcommunicators.com.au ...
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