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Dr Blanchard, who is also involved in GRDC's skills and capacity building investment theme at a national level, says the organisation is committed to supporting current and potential future grains industry experts through a large portfolio of awards, scholarships, sponsorships and activities... Dr Blanchard said the GRDC was trying to attract people to the grains industry at all touch points through its focus on nurturing and up-skilling prospective employees... The GRDC has current investments along the education pipeline; from school level to undergraduate and honours degrees, and attractive post graduate scholarships," Dr Blanchard said...
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The GRDC is helping four students at Victoria's Longerenong College set course for careers in the grains industry... The scholarships are a financial boost for the four students who are studying for the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture at the popular college... The scholarships were awarded on the students' ability to meet selection criteria including: a strong record of achievement at work, school or in the community; enthusiasm for the agricultural industry; understanding of the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the Australian grains industry; and a demonstrated intent to work within the Australian grains industry...
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The GRDC is helping four students at Victoria's Longerenong College set course for careers in the grains industry... The scholarships are a financial boost for the four students who are studying for the Advanced Diploma of Agriculture at the popular college... The scholarships were awarded on the students' ability to meet selection criteria including: a strong record of achievement at work, school or in the community; enthusiasm for the agricultural industry; understanding of the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in the Australian grains industry; and a demonstrated intent to work within the Australian grains industry...
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From the farm to the lab to take on frost.. "I saw the job as an opportunity to better understand frost and work on research investigating options for managing it," Brenton says... While the results of the first year of research are being analysed, Brenton says working on a frost research project has opened his eyes to a wider range of career opportunities within the grains industry and allowed him to build more extensive industry networks...
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From the farm to the lab to take on frost.. "I saw the job as an opportunity to better understand frost and work on research investigating options for managing it," Brenton says... While the results of the first year of research are being analysed, Brenton says working on a frost research project has opened his eyes to a wider range of career opportunities within the grains industry and allowed him to build more extensive industry networks...
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Research vital to secure the next generation of farmers.. Mr Kelly, who joined the panel two years ago, said the research, development and extension (RD&E) funded by the GRDC was vital in making sure the industry progressed, so that it was attractive to the next generation of farmers... "We are providing a platform for young people to get involved in agriculture, including young researchers, because we have to have a future," he said...
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New tests to measure soil health are being developed to help with planning and managing cropping programs... As chair of the GRDC research sub-program for varieties, member of the pulses and oilseed subcommittee and as a board member for the Molecular Plant Breeding Cooperative Research Centre, Jeff was keen to ensure plant breeders had the resources and support to develop new varieties that met future agronomic and market demands... GRDC board member David Shannon, who farms at Kapunda, SA, says Jeff was a likeable, intelligent and quietly spoken man who had a clear understanding of grains industry issues: "He was a true gentleman and was prepared to speak out on behalf of others when necessary," David says...
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"There is so much great research going on and things are changing so quickly that you really need to dedicate yourself to staying on top of it," Ms George said... Ms George, who studies at the University of New England, is a member of the new breed of farmers who gain a university degree and a broad range of skills to take back to the family farm... "Agriculture is getting more and more complex and things change so quickly that farmers really need broad skills and knowledge these days," Mr Birchall said...
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"I have always been a fan of the GRDC and the work they fund so when I was approached to be a part of the inaugural RCSN I jumped at the chance," John says... "The RCSNs have a great mix of people involved including growers, scientists and researchers, agronomists and advisers," he says... "We have the sort of people who solve problems and share their knowledge with their peers," he says...
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"There is so much great research going on and things are changing so quickly that you really need to dedicate yourself to staying on top of it," Ms George said... UNE School of Environmental and Rural Science lecturer Craig Birchall said the days when young people relied solely on their parents to learn how to farm were long gone... "Agriculture is getting more and more complex and things change so quickly that farmers really need broad skills and knowledge these days," Mr Birchall said...
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