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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The aim of the study was to quantify the economic benefits of PA on six farms across SA... Savings using VRT were calculated from comparing variable rate fertiliser application with a previous "blanket" rate of fertiliser used before PA was employed... Production increases from VRT were calculated from higher yields achieved by increasing fertiliser rates on low fertility areas of paddocks...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Planfarm managing director Greg Kirk conducted a GRDC funded project investigating what can be done to improve the profitability of farming in the low rainfall eastern grainbelt region of WA... "The study was conducted to investigate how high performing farmers in the eastern grainbelt achieve profitability and to look closely at what can be done to lift profitability across the region," he said... Mr Kirk said that as part of the study, researchers and extension people active in the region were asked to identify key management practices with the potential to increase profitability that could be more widely adopted in the region...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Planfarm managing director Greg Kirk conducted a GRDC funded project investigating what can be done to improve the profitability of farming in the low rainfall eastern grainbelt region of WA... "The study was conducted to investigate how high performing farmers in the eastern grainbelt achieve profitability and to look closely at what can be done to lift profitability across the region," he said... Mr Kirk said that as part of the study, researchers and extension people active in the region were asked to identify key management practices with the potential to increase profitability that could be more widely adopted in the region...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Colin Sinclair and his son Hamish have a mixed farming enterprise near Devenish in north-eastern Victoria, and have stored grain for a number of years, marketing their grain throughout the year... With the increase in the amount of grain being used by the feed market, a decision to increase their on-farm storage was an easy one to make... To date, a combination of silos, sealed and unsealed, and a grain shed have been used to store grain...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Harvest bags have substantially different features to storage options traditionally used in Australia and are promoted as providing effective non-chemical insect control and grain quality management due to their capacity to create hermetic conditions; a new technology for Australian growers... A summary of practical steps to achieve effective storage performance in scenarios realistic for use of harvest bags is included... Robust recommendations on 'safe' storage practices are required to be established for different grain types stored in harvest bags for medium to long-term (i.e. six to 18 months)...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
New hand-held computer technology with the potential to improve the protection of the nation's vast grains storage system, generate cost savings and enable greater market access will be trialled this summer... The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) is leading the Cooperative Research Centre for National Plant Biosecurity (CRCNPB) project, in association with the CBH Group, Viterra, GrainCorp Operations and several WA organisations... The outputs of this and all CRCNPB projects are shared between its participants, including the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, DAFWA, Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Murdoch University, CBH Group, ABB Grain Ltd and GrainCorp Operations...
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" Over the Fence: On-farm storage delivers harvest flexibility and profit - Nov 2011 09 August 2012.. An investment in on-farm storage is delivering both marketing flexibility and cost savings at harvest time for leading South Australian grain growers Brett and Gavin Roberts... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Changes the way you look at summer spraying.. Massive savings in chemical and more efficient and timely weed control equals less money spent and more water saved for crop use later... Robert Matthews robertmatthews2@bigpond.com < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Summer spraying - Weed detection technology..
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