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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
The GRDC, in partnership with the Australian Government's Caring for our Country program, have worked with Solutions Marketing and Umbers Rural Services to conduct a national survey of growers to capture and present information about the farming practices currently in use on grain and mixed farms across Australia... The information provides an important means for monitoring and evaluating the success of RD&E investments, i.e. the levels of adoption around Australia, identification of successes and gaps, and for assistance in directing future investments, or for modifying existing projects... You will be assisting GRDC with evaluating how well growers are using the outcomes from research, assisting with showing productivity and environmental management and you will receive a report showing how your farm and practices compare to others in your area...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Grab a handful of peanuts, a Mars bar, or spread your toast with a thick layer of peanut butter - and you are about to taste an industry on the move... Because peanuts are a legume and return biologically fixed nitrogen back to the soil, they can improve soil health and boost cane yields," says Mr Mills... Mr Mills says there is no cutting corners with peanuts, but the opportunities are there for growers who want to invest time in more intensive crops...
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