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GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett is Australia's first Farm Industry Leader of the Year, receiving the honour in September at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Sydney... GRDC managing director Peter Reading congratulated Mr Perrett on receiving the award, which recognises his outstanding leadership and decades of service to the agriculture industry... In receiving the Award, Mr Perrett acknowledged the support of his family and staff. "..
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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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His mixed farming operation on the 750 hectare 'Quamby' property, plus 340 hectares currently being leased, has reduced the risk inherent in a full-cropping enterprise, and has allowed Charles to better manage weeds and parasites and utilise crop stubble for grazing. ".. Ararat is a high rainfall area and suits this style of management where summer rain can make it very expensive for weed control," says Charles, who spoke about his production system at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)/Southern Farming Systems Grains Research Update at Skipton... Charles, who also works as a consulting partner with agricultural consultancy Mike Stephens & Associates, has welcomed a retreat in the cost of inputs thanks to his integrated operation, which includes a self-replacing Merino ewe flock of 5000 head. "..
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His mixed farming operation on the 750 hectare 'Quamby' property, plus 340 hectares currently being leased, has reduced the risk inherent in a full-cropping enterprise, and has allowed Charles to better manage weeds and parasites and utilise crop stubble for grazing. ".. Ararat is a high rainfall area and suits this style of management where summer rain can make it very expensive for weed control," says Charles, who spoke about his production system at a Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)/Southern Farming Systems Grains Research Update at Skipton... Charles, who also works as a consulting partner with agricultural consultancy Mike Stephens & Associates, has welcomed a retreat in the cost of inputs thanks to his integrated operation, which includes a self-replacing Merino ewe flock of 5000 head. "..
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Efficiency sits at the top of farm evolution.. Following dramatic changes to his family's practices since his grandfather began farming their property in the Toobeah district in 1936, Robert says their mixed-farming approach is now dominated by the pursuit of increased efficiency... "There are rising input costs, but there are also efficiency increases," Robert says...
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