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GRDC scholarships nurture future talent.. Josh enrolled in the Certificate IV in Agriculture at Tocal College this year and is keen to develop skills and knowledge required to develop a career in agriculture on mixed-enterprise properties... Tocal student Kate March during her work placement at Colin and Kerry Dorman's property 'Bolaro', Dunedoo, NSW. "The GRDC Award is a great opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to work in cropping operations," she says...
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As a farmer on the Liverpool Plains in New South Wales, Angus Duddy is only too aware of current tensions between farming and mining interests... "Not just coexist, but whether mining operations might present landholders with opportunities to tap into alternative energy sources and recycled water that will benefit their production," he said... "I'm aware that I might find that these large mining projects do not benefit agricultural businesses, in which case I believe landholders and managers need to understand the risks they present and how these can be managed," he said...
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As a farmer on the Liverpool Plains in New South Wales, Angus Duddy is only too aware of current tensions between farming and mining interests... "Not just coexist, but whether mining operations might present landholders with opportunities to tap into alternative energy sources and recycled water that will benefit their production," he said... "I'm aware that I might find that these large mining projects do not benefit agricultural businesses, in which case I believe landholders and managers need to understand the risks they present and how these can be managed," he said...
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For more than 60 years Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships have provided farmers with the inspiration, knowledge and drive to make an on-ground difference to their businesses and the wider agricultural industry... The Scholarship provides a $30,000 bursary to successful applicants to study a topic relevant to their business and industry and incorporates a Contemporary Scholars Conference, Global Focus Program and individual study program... The tenure is 16 weeks over two years with flexibility provided...
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GRDC set to sponsor Nuffield Scholars in 2016.. For more than 60 years Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships have provided farmers with the inspiration, knowledge and drive to make an on-ground difference to their businesses and the wider agricultural industry... The Scholarship provides a $30,000 bursary to successful applicants to study a topic relevant to their business and industry and incorporates a Contemporary Scholars Conference, Global Focus Program and individual study program...
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GRDC fostering the next crop of grains industry scientists.. Having identified that there are more experienced people reaching retirement age than there are people entering the industry, the GRDC is investing in programs and activities to support the managed succession of the intellectual and skills capital in the grains industry... Findings from the work by Dr Linsell, now a research officer with the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) which is a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), have provided fundamental understanding of the pathology of RLN and genetic information on plant resistance...
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GRDC fostering the next crop of grains industry scientists.. Having identified that there are more experienced people reaching retirement age than there are people entering the industry, the GRDC is investing in programs and activities to support the managed succession of the intellectual and skills capital in the grains industry... Findings from the work by Dr Linsell, now a research officer with the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) which is a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), have provided fundamental understanding of the pathology of RLN and genetic information on plant resistance...
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Support for the scholarships - which foster the professional development of innovative young Australian growers who can go on to become industry leaders - is an integral part of the GRDC's investment in grains industry capacity building... Study topics chosen by Grains Nuffield scholars are typically close to their hearts - and also relevant to their farming peers - and the scholarships help to expose them to a worldwide network of other leading growers... While Mr Curwen says farm scale is naturally important, he will focus on the dynamics between broadacre farming and the management systems used to maximise productivity - as staff, plant and finance demands pose challenges for those managing large properties...
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The Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Northern Panel is driven by the aim of delivering dollars to growers' pockets and a key part of this strategy is growing the leadership skills set of the grain industry... The GRDC takes a multi-pronged approach to capacity building through programs that target growers, advisers and researchers.. The GRDC currently funds and will continue to fund a number of well targeted capacity building activities such as sponsorship for conferences and similar activities, GRDC Advisor and Grower Updates - which are being held in Coonabarabran and Warren this week, Goondiwindi on March 3-4 and Talwood on March 5, the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation Program, Nuffield Australian Farming Scholarships and the National Youth Science Forum...
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GRDC committed to building capacity among growers.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) Northern Panel is driven by the aim of delivering dollars to growers' pockets and a key part of this strategy is growing the leadership skills set of the grain industry... The GRDC currently funds and will continue to fund a number of well targeted capacity building activities such as sponsorship for conferences and similar activities, GRDC Advisor and Grower Updates - which are being held in Coonabarabran and Warren this week, Goondiwindi on March 3-4 and Talwood on March 5, the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation Program, Nuffield Australian Farming Scholarships and the National Youth Science Forum...
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