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"I wear three hats as a southern panel member - I'm an experienced farmer, and I've also had a strong background in research... Building skills and capacity for grains industry research is a particular passion for Bill, who recognises the need to support researchers in providing first-class outcomes for advisers and growers... By developing better research capacity, Bill would like to see effective, practical outcomes for growers in tackling every-day issues, such as weed control and herbicide resistance, which are major concerns in his local area...
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"I wear three hats as a southern panel member - I'm an experienced farmer, and I've also had a strong background in research... Building skills and capacity for grains industry research is a particular passion for Bill, who recognises the need to support researchers in providing first-class outcomes for advisers and growers... By developing better research capacity, Bill would like to see effective, practical outcomes for growers in tackling every-day issues, such as weed control and herbicide resistance, which are major concerns in his local area...
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Based in Adelaide in South Australia, Mike is a researcher with the University of Adelaide and CSIRO at the Waite campus... Mike currently manages the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre at the University of Adelaide and has a wide network of contacts and collaborators nationally and internationally in the fertiliser industry and in soil fertility research... Mike is looking forward to contributing his expertise in soils and crop nutrition to the Southern Panel's discussions and decision-making and hopes his personal experience with overseas research initiatives will be a positive asset for the Panel and the GRDC...
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Based in Adelaide in South Australia, Mike is a researcher with the University of Adelaide and CSIRO at the Waite campus... Mike currently manages the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre at the University of Adelaide and has a wide network of contacts and collaborators nationally and internationally in the fertiliser industry and in soil fertility research... Mike is looking forward to contributing his expertise in soils and crop nutrition to the Southern Panel's discussions and decision-making and hopes his personal experience with overseas research initiatives will be a positive asset for the Panel and the GRDC...
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Rob also has been closely involved in rural recovery and emergency response into issues as diverse as locusts, fire, mice, flood and drought... Rob is currently employed part-time within the Mallee consultancy group AGRIvision... Rob says herbicide resistance, nitrogen management, inputs and micro-nutrients are other issues of importance to growers in his region "On top of that, in precision agriculture, we've got a huge uptake of variable rate technology and how that continues to advance is of interest."..
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Rob also has been closely involved in rural recovery and emergency response into issues as diverse as locusts, fire, mice, flood and drought... Rob is currently employed part-time within the Mallee consultancy group AGRIvision... Rob says herbicide resistance, nitrogen management, inputs and micro-nutrients are other issues of importance to growers in his region "On top of that, in precision agriculture, we've got a huge uptake of variable rate technology and how that continues to advance is of interest."..
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John has broadened his agricultural experience and knowledge over the years by visiting and working on farms in other parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, France and North America... A member of the Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) Wimmera Advisory Committee, John joined the GRDC Southern Regional Panel in September 2015, having been approached to consider applying for a position... John has long recognised the important role the GRDC plays in delivering positive outcomes for growers through its targeted investment in research, development and extension...
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John has broadened his agricultural experience and knowledge over the years by visiting and working on farms in other parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, France and North America... A member of the Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) Wimmera Advisory Committee, John joined the GRDC Southern Regional Panel in September 2015, having been approached to consider applying for a position... John has long recognised the important role the GRDC plays in delivering positive outcomes for growers through its targeted investment in research, development and extension...
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Caption: Bill Ryan has enjoyed the opportunity to get back into the field and talk with growers as a GRDC western regional panellist... As a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western regional panellist, Bill Ryan has enjoyed getting back in the field and interacting with growers and industry people throughout Australia... "What I bring to the panel is a broad range of experience - both scientific and commercial - so I know enough to understand the science and ask some of the tough questions, but I also understand the commercial world well enough to appreciate the challenges that growers have that scientists sometimes don't appreciate," he said...
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A three-year term on the GRDC's Regional Cropping Solutions Networks provided Jon Midwood with a desire to extend his involvement in the GRDC by becoming a member of the GRDC Southern Regional Panel... "I joined the Panel because after spending three years on the high rainfall zone (HRZ) RCSN. I felt that as a group we had made a significant impact on some of the key issues in this zone and that joining the Panel would enable me to contribute further to this and at a higher level," Jon says... Jon has worked in agriculture for the past 28 years, both in the United Kingdom and in Australia...
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