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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC report highlights farm practice trends.. GRDC farm practices project manager Jan Edwards, who co-authored the Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 , said it outlined the adoption of key management practices, including in Western Australia's central; eastern; mallee/sandplain; and northern agro-ecological zones... Specific practices detailed in the GRDC Farm Practices Survey Report 2012 include: matching land use to land capabilities; reduced or no-tillage; stubble retention; crop rotation with pastures, oilseeds and pulses; controlled traffic and precision agriculture; nutrient budgeting and soil testing; use of soil conditioners; sowing dates; managing water use efficiency; and water budgeting...
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Best practice bridges farm and consumer.. Andrew Weidemann: marketing needs to be based on good farming practices... Mr Weidemann said the Australian grains industry has a well-earned reputation for quality and reliability, but maintaining this reputation needs diligence in management practices...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
A special forum will be held in Parkes next month to help regional grain growers in their quest to develop a greater understanding and appreciation of the many facets of managing a farm business... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Farm Business Update on October 10 will feature a line-up of expert speakers who will offer insights and practical strategies to assist growers in building and maintaining successful farm enterprises... "I encourage all growers in the region to come along to the Farm Business Update and take advantage of the valuable learning opportunity offered through this forum."..
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