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Catalogue: Ground Cover
GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett is Australia's first Farm Industry Leader of the Year, receiving the honour in September at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Sydney... GRDC managing director Peter Reading congratulated Mr Perrett on receiving the award, which recognises his outstanding leadership and decades of service to the agriculture industry... In receiving the Award, Mr Perrett acknowledged the support of his family and staff. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The twenty drivers of the future of the industry that were identi ed by the participants at the workshop are listed below (in no particular order)... Overall, farming is subject to and more responsive to political in uence which is disconnected or has no association with the industry... The participants who developed the scenario for this quadrant were faced with conceiving what the industry would be like where there is little willingness to change, global and domestic political in uence did not suit the industry and infrastructure is neither developed nor maintained, and the economics of farming are not good, input prices are high and there is limited diversity of markets...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
GRDC Chairman Keith Perrett is Australia's first Farm Industry Leader of the Year, receiving the honour in September at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year Awards in Sydney... GRDC managing director Peter Reading congratulated Mr Perrett on receiving the award, which recognises his outstanding leadership and decades of service to the agriculture industry... In receiving the Award, Mr Perrett acknowledged the support of his family and staff. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Breakthrough lentil variety to reduce herbicide risk.. Breakthrough lentil variety to reduce herbicide risk Lentil growers in southern Australia have welcomed the release of the first lentil variety featuring extra herbicide tolerance... GRDC manager breeding programs, Brondwen MacLean, says the release of this new variety will be well received by growers in those regions where some particular weeds are a problem and herbicide damage from either applied flumetsulam or residual sulphonylurea and imidazolinone herbicides from the rotation can affect lentil performance. "..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Lentil breeder Dr Michael Materne says having shown minimal crop damage and yield loss in trials subjected to herbicides or residues, PBA Herald XT will bolster growers' efforts to manage in-crop weeds. ".. Dr Materne said that in currently grown lentil varieties flumetsulam applied according to label directions may cause height reduction, crop discolouration, delayed flowering and yield loss. ".. GRDC manager breeding programs, Brondwen MacLean, says the release of this new variety will be well received by growers in those regions where some particular weeds are a problem and herbicide damage from either applied flumetsulam or residual sulphonylurea and imidazolinone herbicides from the rotation can affect lentil performance. "..
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