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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (South)
Farm Business Update sponsored by.. Managers need to focus on the unit Cost of Production (before interest), or Break Even Price (after interest), to ensure that there is sufficient margin between these figures and their expected returns... It is imperative that growers understand the difference between efficient and non-efficient debt, and know how to classify their debts ...
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Catalogue: GRDC YouTube channel
After costing $143,000 in production losses in 2000, Yorke Peninsula farmer Graham Hayes has been trying every trick in the book to stamp out the damage caused by snails... Mr Hayes has been working with the Grains Research and Development Corporation, SARDI and Charles Sturt University (CSU) to come up with ways to make sure his grain meets receival standards of one snail per 200 grams... Technology to reduce spray drift GCTV: Drift Reducing Technology..
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
The new technology offers farmers a massive opportunity for accessing information in their own time and in their own way and for minimising time duplication jobs such as data entry... There is a vast amount of applications (apps) and information out there so generally only the highest rated and low cost (or in some cases the only) sites are included in this paper... Twitter is also now commonly used by emergency management organisations to quickly spread messages about emergency events...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Front screen from CSIRO Publishing web site "GRASSY WOODLANDS are under severe pressure from agricultural development in eastern Australia, but the related problems of land degradation and species decline have been most noticeable in the cropping lands of south-east Australia," says CSIRO ecologist Sue McIntyre... A new book published by CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Managing and Conserving Grassy Woodlands , and edited by Dr McIntyre, presents property owners with a set of principles designed to ensure farming in those areas is environmentally sustainable... The principles discussed in the book are based on studies of the relatively harmonious relationship between commercial grazing concerns and native ecosystems that has existed in south-east Queensland for more than a century...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Growers keen to learn more about precision agriculture are sure to be interested in PA in Practice II , launched recently at the 15th Precision Ag Symposium of Australasia... The new book highlights the developments in precision agriculture (PA) during the past four years and aims to support growers in moving 'beyond guidance'... The book incorporates 15 case studies on growers from South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, which highlight how PA is helping to maximise returns while controlling input costs...
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