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Catalogue: Ground Cover
By Bernie Reppel When Di Bentley applied for membership of the GRDC's Northern Panel in 2001, she suggested she could contribute most actively in the fields of management and natural resource conservation. ".. [Photo (left): Di Bentley] More than five years later, she feels graingrowers - and the farming community generally - have come to grips with a lot of the sustainability issues that once might have been regarded as a bit too 'green'... Di Bentley has moved on a bit, too...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Known as the 'go-to' person for delivering scientific outcomes that could be applied by growers, David will be remembered for taking research out of the laboratory and into the paddock... David was instrumental in developing and promoting the concept of farming systems research by bringing together multiple disciplines and grower input, particularly through the Mallee Sustainable Farming Project... Backed by GRDC support, the Mallee Sustainable Farming (MSF) Project was formed in 1997, and David was a board member until he retired from the CSIRO. Today, MSF continues to promote and apply David's guidelines for optimising performance by matching inputs to crop requirements, soil capacity and seasonal opportunities...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (North)
Trangie Grains Research Update Precision farming, controlled traffic & farming systems.. Grains Research Update - Trangie August 2002 of weathering of Australian soils, resulting in a lower soluble mineral concentration in the soil water... Other issues Given the above results from our demonstration sites and issues raised concerning direct seeding and controlled traffic in the context of conservation farming, we believe more work still needs to be conducted to enable us and the machinery / adviser industry to more adequately offer advice to farmers on machinery / farming systems options...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Trangie Grains Research Update Precision farming, controlled traffic & farming systems.. Grains Research Update - Trangie August 2002 of weathering of Australian soils, resulting in a lower soluble mineral concentration in the soil water... Other issues Given the above results from our demonstration sites and issues raised concerning direct seeding and controlled traffic in the context of conservation farming, we believe more work still needs to be conducted to enable us and the machinery / adviser industry to more adequately offer advice to farmers on machinery / farming systems options...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
The stubble management decisions each of these growers made in 2010-2011 were unique to the individual and were influenced by the combination of experiences, cropping systems, agronomic and logistic challenges, and commitment to full stubble retention... The value of grazing crop stubbles to farm profitability was overestimated by the ME value of the intake the value of grazing crops cannot be predicted using energy intake from stubble... Finally the burning of stubbles also contributed to weed 26Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group, Australian Herbicide Resistance Institute (2013), 9 Oct 2013...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
" Over the Fence: Balancing act between cashflow crops & conservation farming - Dec 2011 09 August 2012.. For Tasmanian grain growers the Lyne family, "Riccarton", Campbell Town farming is a balancing act between occasional burning to control ryegrass and reaping the benefits of conservation farming... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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