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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Global and commercial realities facing Australian grain growers.. The persistently high value of the Australian dollar has meant that Australian grain prices are lower than they would otherwise have been, given historical exchange rates... As noted earlier it is the combination of seasonal and commodity price factors that determines broadacre farm revenue analysing commodity price trends in isolation does not provide a complete picture...
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The results indicate that Australian farm business managers operate in a more volatile business environment than is the case for virtually all national agriculture sectors world-wide, and also that businesses involved in Australian agriculture experience more than twice the level of volatility on average of businesses in other sectors of the Australian economy... The research examines available financial data for broadacre farms in Australia, to ascertain the extent to which farm managers and their business advisors have been able to successfully manage volatility in their business decisions... Australian farm businesses compete with businesses in other sectors of the Australian economy for capital, and human and natural resources it is useful to consider the volatility of the agriculture sector relative to those other sectors of the economy, and also to identify whether the relative volatility of the agriculture sector has changed over time...
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And I would suggest that at least in the area of driving farming production forward their government would be miles front of our own... GPS technology is widely used throughout Argentina, close to 100% in areas... We had a very lengthy discussion about mining nutrition using our liquid fertiliser philosophy, until I suggested that with their 120 kg/ha of DAP and 100 units of N to grow 20 t/ha, they were probably mining more than we were...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
The area dedicated to GM crops now exceeds 170 million hectares across 28 countries, up six per cent from 2011... The five leading developing countries growing GM crops (China, India, Brazil, Argentina and South Africa) represent 40 per cent of the global population... Sudan and Cuba planted GM crops for the first time (cotton and corn respectively), while Germany, Sweden and Poland did not plant GM crops in 2012 because of product access and regulatory issues...
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The area dedicated to GM crops now exceeds 170 million hectares across 28 countries, up six per cent from 2011... The five leading developing countries growing GM crops (China, India, Brazil, Argentina and South Africa) represent 40 per cent of the global population... Sudan and Cuba planted GM crops for the first time (cotton and corn respectively), while Germany, Sweden and Poland did not plant GM crops in 2012 because of product access and regulatory issues...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC congratulates Minister for Agriculture.. Author : GRDC "The Grains Research & Development Corporation welcomes the Minister's announcement this morning allocating 26.7 million dollars to 12 projects in the first round of the Rural Research and Development for Profit program... The GRDC congratulates the selected projects and we look forward to supporting them in their endeavours...
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GRDC congratulates Minister for Agriculture.. Author : GRDC "The Grains Research & Development Corporation welcomes the Minister's announcement this morning allocating 26.7 million dollars to 12 projects in the first round of the Rural Research and Development for Profit program... The GRDC congratulates the selected projects and we look forward to supporting them in their endeavours...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
03 5441 6176 03 5444 4299 admin@orm.com.au CAUTION: RESEARCH ON UNREGISTERED PESTICIDE USE Any research with unregistered pesticides or of unregistered products reported in this document does not constitute a recommendation for that particular use by the authors, the authors' organisations or the management committee... If you have a blackleg problem and are growing a susceptible cultivar your first action should be to change to a cultivar with higher levels of resistance... In comparing while many farm decisions are made intuitive versus logical analytical under the influence of a DSS which provide learning reasoning he suggests the either/or approach to on a topic, they are not necessarily used every time the dichotomies is destructive and goes on to say a decision is made...
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