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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Severe climate swings hastening a move to CTF.. The start of the decade saw long dry spells and, as a consequence, significantly reduced oat yields and hectolitre weight... Mark says that last year in paddocks with light, sandy soil the header left deep, compacted wheel tracks...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Severe climate swings hastening a move to CTF.. The start of the decade saw long dry spells and, as a consequence, significantly reduced oat yields and hectolitre weight... Mark says that last year in paddocks with light, sandy soil the header left deep, compacted wheel tracks...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The program has been designed with the agricultural industries as the key target... It is structured as a 2-day workshop and is intended for those who have responsibility for conducting extension programs and driving the adoption of new technology... A professional development program to enhance extension skills and drive the adoption of new research and farm practices...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC report highlights farm practice trends.. GRDC farm practices project manager Jan Edwards, who co-authored the Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 , said it outlined the adoption of key management practices, including in Western Australia's central; eastern; mallee/sandplain; and northern agro-ecological zones... Specific practices detailed in the GRDC Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 include: matching land use to land capabilities; reduced or no-tillage; stubble retention; crop rotation with pastures, oilseeds and pulses; controlled traffic and precision agriculture; nutrient budgeting and soil testing; use of soil conditioners; sowing dates; managing water use efficiency; and water budgeting...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC farm practices project manager Jan Edwards, who co-authored the Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 , said it outlined the adoption of key management practices, including in Western Australia's central; eastern; mallee/sandplain; and northern agro-ecological zones... Specific practices detailed in the GRDC Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 include: matching land use to land capabilities; reduced or no-tillage; stubble retention; crop rotation with pastures, oilseeds and pulses; controlled traffic and precision agriculture; nutrient budgeting and soil testing; use of soil conditioners; sowing dates; managing water use efficiency; and water budgeting... PHOTO CAPTION: The GRDC Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 shows the percentage of farm income from winter cereals has decreased in parts of WA, and Central Queensland, while showing an increase in other areas...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Manager of Validation and Integration, Stuart Kearns, says that of the $117 million of grain grower levies and Australian Government funds invested each year in research, development and extension, around $49 million is directed by GRDC to farming practices research. ".. The research is aimed at providing grain growers with better choices and information to enhance their farming systems and long-term viability, so it's important that we target investment into research that is going to have real impact and make a difference on-farm," said Mr.. The GRDC, in partnership with the Australian Government's Caring for our Country program, worked with Solutions Marketing and Umbers Rural Services to conduct a national survey of growers to capture and present information about the farming practices currently in use on grain and mixed farms across Australia...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Key farm practices identified as research priorities.. GRDC Manager of Validation and Integration, Stuart Kearns, says that of the $117 million of grain grower levies and Australian Government funds invested each year in research, development and extension, around $49 million is directed by GRDC to farming practices research. ".. The research is aimed at providing grain growers with better choices and information to enhance their farming systems and long-term viability, so it's important that we target investment into research that is going to have real impact and make a difference on-farm," said Mr..
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