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Catalogue: GRDC Media
With recent rains has come sorghum sprouting across southern Queensland and northern NSW but research challenges conventional thinking that this grain has inferior feed quality and should be discounted... James Clark, Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair says research carried out under the Premium Grains for Livestock Program (PGLP) shows sprouting has little or no effect on feed value, provided it is not contaminated with fungal growth... Dr Black said there was no detrimental effect of sprouting on the energy value of grains for animals the effects of storage on the possible deterioration of sprouted grain or of mycotoxins that may develop needed to be examined...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
With recent rains has come sorghum sprouting across southern Queensland and northern NSW but research challenges conventional thinking that this grain has inferior feed quality and should be discounted... James Clark, Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair says research carried out under the Premium Grains for Livestock Program (PGLP) shows sprouting has little or no effect on feed value, provided it is not contaminated with fungal growth... Dr Black said there was no detrimental effect of sprouting on the energy value of grains for animals the effects of storage on the possible deterioration of sprouted grain or of mycotoxins that may develop needed to be examined...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
That is why fast and effective communication has been the focus of the first activity in a three-part exercise - Exercise Haryana - to test the grains industry's responses to an emergency incursion... The first activity was held in Melbourne in August, with about 40 people taking part including specialists in communications, biosecurity policy, grain production and processing from both industry organisations and government... Exercise coordinator Dr Stephen Dibley, from Plant Health Australia (PHA), says the three activities of Exercise Haryana will improve the grains industry's preparedness for an exotic pest or disease incursion...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
That is why fast and effective communication has been the focus of the first activity in a three-part exercise - Exercise Haryana - to test the grains industry's responses to an emergency incursion... The first activity was held in Melbourne in August, with about 40 people taking part including specialists in communications, biosecurity policy, grain production and processing from both industry organisations and government... Exercise coordinator Dr Stephen Dibley, from Plant Health Australia (PHA), says the three activities of Exercise Haryana will improve the grains industry's preparedness for an exotic pest or disease incursion...
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