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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" 2013 Crop Updates WA Agribusiness Crop Updates: 25th - 26th February, 2013 CROWN PERTH - Burswood, WA Agribusiness.. Full Package (after 12th January 2013) (includes Welcome reception, two day Crop Updates program, networking drinks, dinner and AGI/GIWA breakfast) $695.. Standard Package - EARLY BIRD RATE (up to 11th January 2013) (includes welcome reception, two day updates program and networking drinks only on Day 1) $495..
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But Mr Fienberg says trapping the value of these opportunities for growers requires investment in food technology, in new classifications and in sophisticated storage and handling facilities... We need to ensure the grades into which growers deliver give Australia the best opportunity to meet those consumer needs.".. Mr Fienberg says there is a clear segmentation across the demand chain in Australia, from grower to storage and handling company, to exporter and importer...
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Global research effort takes up resistance challenge.. The evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds in crops poses a real threat to global food production and security, but the battle against it can and must be won... Professor Powles said research was learning how to manage a number of aspects of herbicide resistance, and there had been successes including in the area of harvest weed seed control systems in Australian cropping systems...
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Professor Powles said that under this technology, which is in the early stages of development, a mirror copy is made of a weed's DNA in which targeted genes can be turned on or off... "Whether or not BioDirect@" as a herbicide will come to commercial fruition is very difficult for me to judge, but I hope fervently that it does because we need all the tools we can muster to battle weeds and herbicide resistance," he said... Professor Powles said there was no doubt that the evolution of herbicide resistant weeds was a major threat to global food production, which needed to be able to feed nine billion people in coming decades...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
" 2013 Crop Updates Day1 Monday 25 February 2013 Program 2013 Agribusiness Crop Updates 8.00am 9.00am.. Eric Hall, Planfarm Ian Foster, DAFWA 12.25pm Lunch 1.30 pm.. -amylase Convenor: Mike Perry 5.00pm 2013 WA Agribusiness Crop Updates Concludes Progam is subject to change..
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Integrating ryegrass biology, agronomy and economics in a dynamic and user-friendly framework, RIM is free software which simulates the effect of strategic and tactical control methods on ryegrass populations and paddock economic returns over a 10-year period... Ms Lacoste said the upgrade included entirely reviewing and updating management options including timing of crop seeding; soil preparation; herbicides; grazing; crop sacrifice; topping and harvest weed seed control... "RIM now also has simpler, more flexible settings so the user can easily build strategies, observe the effects of the various options on ryegrass numbers and assess the financial implications of their choices," she said...
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Evaluating the long-term profitability of ryegrass management methods is now easier and more effective than ever following an upgrade of the Ryegrass Integrated Management (RIM) model... With funding from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), Ms Lacoste, who is based at The University of Western Australia (UWA), led the upgrade of RIM a decade after it was first developed... Ms Lacoste said the upgrade included entirely reviewing and updating management options including timing of crop seeding; soil preparation; herbicides; grazing; crop sacrifice; topping and harvest weed seed control...
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Global research effort takes up resistance challenge.. The evolution of herbicide resistance in weeds in crops poses a real threat to global food production and security, but the battle against it can and must be won... Professor Powles said research was learning how to manage a number of aspects of herbicide resistance, and there had been successes including in the area of harvest weed seed control systems in Australian cropping systems...
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