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A range of one-year trials investigating non-wetting soils are underway in the western part of the Kwinana port zone after receiving funding from the GRDC. Image: A crop planted in non-wetting soil... "The networks were established under the Rural Cropping Solutions (RCS) initiative, which is part of a renewed effort by the GRDC to reduce the time it takes for new varieties, practices and technologies to be adopted, with the ultimate aim being to increase the profitability of the Australian grains industry," he says... Mr Roberts says the trials resulted from the Kwinana west RCSN calling for expressions of interest from groups or individuals to apply for funding through the GRDC...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Five, one-year trials investigating non-wetting soils, and management tools to address them, are taking place in the western part of the Kwinana port zone after receiving funding from the GRDC... "The networks were established under the Rural Cropping Solutions (RCS) initiative, which is part of a renewed effort by the GRDC to reduce the time it takes for new varieties, practices and technologies to be adopted, with the ultimate aim being to increase the profitability of the Australian grains industry," he said... Mr Roberts said the WA RCSNs had applied to the GRDC for funding for other small projects addressing local agronomic priorities, and decisions on a number of these applications were pending...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
RCSNs comprise growers and other industry people and identify local issues critical to ensuring the prosperity of the grains industry in their area, and initiate local one-to-three year projects... Mr States said the GRDC was seeking expressions of interest for 12 positions on each of WA's five RCSNs, and he encouraged both existing and potential new members to apply... Mr States said the success of the RCSNs in recent years had prompted the GRDC to significantly increase its commitment to them, including through significantly higher funding for short-term RCSN research projects...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
RCSNs comprise growers and other industry people and identify local issues critical to ensuring the prosperity of the grains industry in their area, and initiate local one-to-three year projects... Mr States said the GRDC was seeking expressions of interest for 12 positions on each of WA's five RCSNs, and he encouraged both existing and potential new members to apply... Mr States said the success of the RCSNs in recent years had prompted the GRDC to significantly increase its commitment to them, including through significantly higher funding for short-term RCSN research projects...
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Southern grain growers are now able to access 'live' updates of subsoil water levels from 12 sites where information from soil water probes and weather stations is being used in conjunction with Yield Prophet ... The probes are monitoring growing-season soil moisture levels in the root zone of a range of crops... Sites have been chosen to represent some of the key soil types that have not been well characterised for Yield Prophet , and are in locations that are accessible to grower groups across the Esperance and Albany port zones...
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