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Western Australian growers are being encouraged to understand foliar fungal diseases of cereals and how to manage them... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a western region-specific version of the Cereal Fungicides Fact Sheet, aimed at assisting growers in managing cereal fungicide use... According to GRDC plant health technologies program manager Ken Young, fungicides are just one component of an effective management strategy and do not increase yield; they protect yield potential and cannot retrieve lost yield if applied after infection is established...
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Southern and central New South Wales grains advisers and growers are encouraged to attend workshops to improve management of problem weeds for enhanced cropping options and profits... The workshops in March will enable participants to discuss their weed management experiences with peers and industry experts and will assist in the development of strategies for tackling problem paddocks and particular weeds... Run in conjunction with the GRDC-supported WeedSmart initiative, the workshops will feature input from Western Australian weeds specialist Peter Newman, along with Tony Cook (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries), John Cameron (Independent Consultants Australia Network) and leading growers Rod Messina (WA) and Murray Scholtz (Culcairn, NSW)...
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The challenge is a key focus of the GRDC-supported Managed Environment Facilities (MEF) at Narrabri as well as Merredin and Yanco in Western Australia where scientists are working to validate water productivity traits and develop and apply new research methods... Located at the I.A Watson Grains Research Centre, the Narrabri MEF represents a significant investment for GRDC's northern region and provides researchers with the ability to make accurate, repeatable and relevant measurements of drought and heat response in wheat... "Trait values generated from research at the MEFs will be provided to plant breeders, along with genotyping and phenotyping tools for incorporation of selected traits into new crop varieties," Dr Mayer said...
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Growers can obtain independent information to help them get the best value from their wheat production by accessing the 2015 Wheat Variety Guide for Western Australia ... Produced by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) with funding from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), the publication provides advice on variety, agronomy, disease and herbicide tolerance characteristics, medium to long-term yield performance and time of flowering information... Ms Trainor said that as well as being a useful resource to guide the management of varieties grown this year, growers could use the publication to help plan variety decisions for 2016...
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Resource shines light on fungal disease management.. Western Australian growers are being encouraged to understand foliar fungal diseases of cereals and how to manage them... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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New initiative to foster grains industry leadership.. GRDC Program Manager Capacity Building, Kathleen Allan, says the new Resilient Grain Leaders initiative has been established by the GRDC to "help ensure that the Australian grains industry attracts and retains the right people with the skills and capabilities to contribute to the long term sustainability of the industry"... Ms Allan said that to be eligible to participate in the workshop, applicants must be working and engaged in the grains industry, have a long-term vision for the grains industry and be willing to commit to activities before, during and after the workshop...
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The Weed Seed Wizard was developed in WA and is being brought to Queensland and NSW with support from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Mr Congreve says Weed Seed Wizard can be fine-tuned to individual farms using local weather data, soil type and management options... "The Weed Seed Wizard can help advisers understand and predict the impact of weed management decisions on crop yield and weed seedbanks."..
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The challenge is a key focus of the GRDC-supported Managed Environment Facilities (MEF) at Narrabri as well as Merredin and Yanco in Western Australia where scientists are working to validate water productivity traits and develop and apply new research methods... Located at the I.A Watson Grains Research Centre, the Narrabri MEF represents a significant investment for GRDC's northern region and provides researchers with the ability to make accurate, repeatable and relevant measurements of drought and heat response in wheat... "Trait values generated from research at the MEFs will be provided to plant breeders, along with genotyping and phenotyping tools for incorporation of selected traits into new crop varieties," Dr Mayer said...
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Southern and central New South Wales grains advisers and growers are encouraged to attend workshops to improve management of problem weeds for enhanced cropping options and profits... The workshops in March will enable participants to discuss their weed management experiences with peers and industry experts and will assist in the development of strategies for tackling problem paddocks and particular weeds... Run in conjunction with the GRDC-supported WeedSmart initiative, the workshops will feature input from Western Australian weeds specialist Peter Newman, along with Tony Cook (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries), John Cameron (Independent Consultants Australia Network) and leading growers Rod Messina (WA) and Murray Scholtz (Culcairn, NSW)...
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