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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The GRDC, the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are opening the digital gate to an electronic research and extension network, so growers across the country can tap into the collective expertise of industry and private service providers... When a grower uploads a query onto eXtensionAUS, a 'content wrangler' will direct it to the most appropriate person in the community of experts... Mr Thoms says the online tool will play an integral role in setting the Australian grains research agenda: "Instead of a top-down approach, eXtension is two-way, so growers can set the agenda with their questions and trigger new research, development and extension in response to their needs."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
Costs - Interest Paid is at record levels Costs - Bank Lending is starting to decline 2013 GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers - Wagga Wagga 66.. Today's pulses have better disease resistance, much improved weed control options and market volatility is arguably no worse than that of wheat or canola... In summary, with appropriate management, pulses are far more profit than pitfall!..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Keywords: farm business management, increasing scale, escalating costs, volatility, people.. As a farm becomes bigger and involves another generation, there is a need to turn our attention to the people inside the organisation and the formalities (job descriptions, staff reviews, training, individual equity in the business) needed to foster their individual long term growth and development... As grain farming has become a more sophisticated business, there is a heightened need to source reliable, skilled and informed assistance to enhance the quality of decision making...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers in the southern cropping region can look forward to better access to advisers and off-farm resources as communications technology makes its way onto more farms in coming years... "With high speed internet connection, the options include video conferencing which means farmers can talk to their business advisers, their agronomist and their machinery resellers in a face-to-face way, live, just like you would have an ordinary conversation," Dr Lamb said at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) grains research Update... "Using the technology generating data, including yield data from a harvester monitor, or nutrient maps or soil moisture maps, the services sector can collect that data and information and put it together to provide meaningful advice for growers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
It is fitting that Coopers Brewery chairman and ambassador Glenn Cooper is a keynote speaker at the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Farm Business Update in Adelaide on November 13... GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Bill Long, from Ardrossan, says Mr Cooper will open the Update by presenting on what it takes to maintain a vibrant and successful family business in the 21st century... "Coopers is an iconic, privately-held family company that has survived enormous challenges throughout its 150 years of operation, so it will be of great interest to learn from Glenn about what family businesses need to do to get ahead and stay there," Mr Long said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation was established in 1992 through the insight of board members of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)... To further illustrate the Foundation's leadership development processes and without giving too much away about our programs, I'll provide a brief overview of the ARLP so our Foundation's context can be better understood... For those who have a commitment to rural Australia, strong leadership will help build the resilience that will see our country thrive in ways that we cannot determine from this point in time...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
It is fitting that Coopers Brewery chairman and ambassador Glenn Cooper is a keynote speaker at the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Farm Business Update in Adelaide on November 13... GRDC Southern Regional Panel member Bill Long, from Ardrossan, says Mr Cooper will open the Update by presenting on what it takes to maintain a vibrant and successful family business in the 21st century... "Coopers is an iconic, privately-held family company that has survived enormous challenges throughout its 150 years of operation, so it will be of great interest to learn from Glenn about what family businesses need to do to get ahead and stay there," Mr Long said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The publication summarises information on current varieties of the major winter crops grown in Victoria... More detailed information on agronomic performance, pests and diseases can be obtained from a range of sources... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grain growers in the southern cropping region can look forward to better access to advisers and off-farm resources as communications technology makes its way onto more farms in coming years... "With high speed internet connection, the options include video conferencing which means farmers can talk to their business advisers, their agronomist and their machinery resellers in a face-to-face way, live, just like you would have an ordinary conversation," Dr Lamb said at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) grains research Update... "Using the technology generating data, including yield data from a harvester monitor, or nutrient maps or soil moisture maps, the services sector can collect that data and information and put it together to provide meaningful advice for growers...
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