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US weeds warning Grain growers in the US are providing a timely reminder of the need for Australian growers to adopt integrated weed management and avoid overuse of glyphosate... More information: Professor Peter Grace, email , www.daff.gov.au/climatechange/australias-farming-future/climate-change-and-productivity-research Impact of Hindmarsh barley classification Presently classified as a feed barley variety, Hindmarsh has successfully passed the first stage of a two-stage evaluation process for malting accreditation... Growers need to be aware of the process and the impact such a significant tonnage of grain would have hitting the market at one time and plan ."..
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Responding to research that shows many farmers are unsure about how to incorporate a fitness program into their daily routine, the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) has launched an exercise DVD that allows people to work out at home... The research was done under the Farming Fit program, funded by the national depression initiative beyondblue, to explore the effects of exercise on health and mental health among farming families... The NCFH's director, Clinical Associate Professor Sue Brumby, says that while most participants in the Farming Fit program felt noticeably better after the workouts, they found it difficult to understand, and undertake, some of the exercises...
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New DVD gives on-farm fitness a workout.. Responding to research that shows many farmers are unsure about how to incorporate a fitness program into their daily routine, the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) has launched an exercise DVD that allows people to work out at home... The NCFH's director, Clinical Associate Professor Sue Brumby, says that while most participants in the Farming Fit program felt noticeably better after the workouts, they found it difficult to understand, and undertake, some of the exercises...
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Team Fat Farmers set out to have fun, get fit and raise money for the Menswatch program... Among the 40,000 participants in the 2015 Adelaide City-Bay Fun Run were 130 from South Australian farming families running as team 'Fat Farmers'... Ben, Greg and Scott came up with the Fat Farmers concept about seven years ago, and over the years a group of 12 to 15 Yorke Peninsula growers and their families have trained and participated in one of the 12, six or three-kilometre running or walking events in the City-Bay Fun Run...
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Team Fat Farmers set out to have fun, get fit and raise money for the Menswatch program... Among the 40,000 participants in the 2015 Adelaide City-Bay Fun Run were 130 from South Australian farming families running as team 'Fat Farmers'... Ben, Greg and Scott came up with the Fat Farmers concept about seven years ago, and over the years a group of 12 to 15 Yorke Peninsula growers and their families have trained and participated in one of the 12, six or three-kilometre running or walking events in the City-Bay Fun Run...
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