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GRDC delivers on promise of expanded R&D capacity for northern region.. The Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and the Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, John McVeigh, confirmed in Toowoomba today that grain growers across Queensland will benefit from three significant new projects, resulting in the employment of 17 new grain researchers and technical officers... The projects will run over five years, with almost $10 million invested by the GRDC and the remainder from CSIRO, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the NSW Department of Primary Industries...
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Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Chair Richard Clark has welcomed the GRDC Board newly appointed by Minister for Agriculture The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP... The GRDC Board has a critical role in providing leadership and for ensuring the GRDC is strategically positioned to deliver maximum value to its key stakeholders - grain growers, the Australian Government and the community... I welcome the new Directors who are also highly skilled and have a diverse range of experience that will continue to drive GRDC's performance to ensure Australian grain producers are profitable and can succeed in the highly competitive global grain market."..
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The Australian Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and the Queensland Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, John McVeigh, confirmed in Toowoomba today that grain growers across Queensland will benefit from three significant new projects, resulting in the employment of 17 new grain researchers and technical officers... The projects will run over five years, with almost $10 million invested by the GRDC and the remainder from CSIRO, the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the NSW Department of Primary Industries... "The largest of the three projects will see the GRDC contributing $4.96 million to fund the appointment of 11 additional grain researchers in Queensland to address both succession and capacity issues that challenge the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the northern grains farming systems...
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GRDC Chair underlines importance of research investment.. "The Australian grains sector is a significant contributor to the national economy and to the sustainability of rural and regional communities," Mr Clark said... Mr Clark has spent the lead up to his official appointment meeting growers and industry representatives to talk about GRDC priorities for the future and plans to visit different grower regions over the next few months to build a clear picture of the R&D strategies that will deliver the best possible returns to the GRDC's primary stakeholders...
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