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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) advisory panel system remains a great strength of the organisation and survey results show that growers agree, according to James Clark, GRDC northern panel chair... The 2012 GRDC Organisational Performance Research - Grower Survey Report carried out by Down to Earth Research shows a significant increase in unprompted awareness of GRDC in the northern region (up 12 points to 75pc) and particularly in Queensland (up seven points to 74pc)... "The panel takes great pride in the fact that it is delivering benefits to growers and changing investment priorities and achieving adoption of new practices takes time but over the last five years industry perception of GRDC has changed significantly."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The new Gunnedah population on the left looks healthy, showing it has a much higher level of resistance compared to the sample in the centre which is known to be susceptible, and the original resistant Moree population on the right... The world's third case of glyphosate resistant liverseed grass has been confirmed in northern New South Wales, seven years after the first two cases were confirmed from east of Moree... "While this is only the third confirmed case of glyphosate resistant liverseed grass in seven years, it comes from a new area and has a much higher level of resistance than previous populations," stated Tony Cook, Technical Specialist (Weeds) with NSW Department of Primary Industries...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The northern Australian cropping zone is characterised by a large proportion of producers who run both cereal and beef enterprises... The current summer-growing pasture legumes in the northern grainbelt include the well-known lablab and cowpea (both annuals) and the perennials butterfly pea, caatinga stylo and desmanthus, and the major summergrowing legume for this region, lucerne... Its advantages over lucerne are its ability to be easily established in spring (it can be sown earlier than most other summer growing legumes), its tolerance of deeper sowing depths, higher yields in the year of establishment (commonly up to 75 per cent of those of lablab), that it does not cause bloat and is more easily removed from the system for a return to cropping...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Crops achieve their maximum potential yield at maturity any delay between maturity and harvest results in yield and quality losses... The greater the number of say, wild oats, in your paddock, the greater the chance of having plants which will be resistant to Group A herbicides... As ESP in soil increases, clay particles move apart and the soil disperses...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Crops achieve their maximum potential yield at maturity any delay between maturity and harvest results in yield and quality losses... The greater the number of say, wild oats, in your paddock, the greater the chance of having plants which will be resistant to Group A herbicides... As ESP in soil increases, clay particles move apart and the soil disperses...
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