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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Agri-Science Queensland grain storage specialist Philip Burrill says for grain storage, three key factors provide significant gains for both grain storage pest control and grain quality - hygiene, aeration cooling and correct fumigation. ".. By ensuring that machinery and equipment used to handle grain, including headers, augers, field bins, truck bins, silos and other storages are clean to prevent insect pest contamination of newly harvested grain you have a huge head start. ".. In regards to applying protectant insecticides to grain, a number of grain buyers are now requiring that grain and grain products have nil chemical residues, so you should always check with potential buyers and handlers before you treat with commercially available products such as Fenitrothion, Reldan, and IGR. "Do not use any of these chemical insecticides when storing oilseeds or pulses...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Agri-Science Queensland grain storage specialist Philip Burrill says for grain storage, three key factors provide significant gains for both grain storage pest control and grain quality - hygiene, aeration cooling and correct fumigation. ".. By ensuring that machinery and equipment used to handle grain, including headers, augers, field bins, truck bins, silos and other storages are clean to prevent insect pest contamination of newly harvested grain you have a huge head start. ".. In regards to applying protectant insecticides to grain, a number of grain buyers are now requiring that grain and grain products have nil chemical residues, so you should always check with potential buyers and handlers before you treat with commercially available products such as Fenitrothion, Reldan, and IGR. "Do not use any of these chemical insecticides when storing oilseeds or pulses...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Infant formula in China may seem far removed from the Australian grains industry, but it is a prime target for a $50 million expansion of GrainCorp's oilseed crushing and refining facility at Numurkah, Victoria... Speaking at the Australian Grains Industry Conference in Melbourne at the end of July, GrainCorp CEO Mark Palmquist said the oilseed investment reflected the changing profile of customers in Asia... Mr Palmquist said that following the melamine contamination of infant formula in China in 2008, food safety was a high priority, and Australia was well placed to meet food-safety concerns due to the high level of transparency in its production and processing systems...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Infant formula in China may seem far removed from the Australian grains industry, but it is a prime target for a $50 million expansion of GrainCorp's oilseed crushing and refining facility at Numurkah, Victoria... Speaking at the Australian Grains Industry Conference in Melbourne at the end of July, GrainCorp CEO Mark Palmquist said the oilseed investment reflected the changing profile of customers in Asia... Mr Palmquist said that following the melamine contamination of infant formula in China in 2008, food safety was a high priority, and Australia was well placed to meet food-safety concerns due to the high level of transparency in its production and processing systems...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Grain Gain: On Farm will provide high impact training designed to equip grain producers with technical knowledge and leadership tools that lead to more profitable post harvest management... Grain Gain: Technology will provide an understanding of the grains industry value chain so as to support the management of wheat quality on farm... Gain: Markets will provide, in the context of developing leadership skills, a detailed understanding of the structure of domestic and international grain markets focussed on supplying grain into those markets...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Grain Gain: On Farm will provide high impact training designed to equip grain producers with technical knowledge and leadership tools that lead to more profitable post harvest management... Grain Gain: Technology will provide an understanding of the grains industry value chain so as to support the management of wheat quality on farm... Gain: Markets will provide, in the context of developing leadership skills, a detailed understanding of the structure of domestic and international grain markets focussed on supplying grain into those markets...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
GRDC came together with BRI Australia to establish Go Grains, a communication initiative able to collect, collate and disseminate information on the health and nutrition benefits of eating grains and pulses... Managed by Trish Griffiths, BRI"s manager, nutrition services, Go Grains, with support from organisations across the value chain, has become a credible source of information about grains, pulses and health... The information we can present is just the tip of the iceberg and I encourage you to visit the Go Grains website, www.gograins.com.au, where you can access the latest information, recipes, brochures and education packs on grains and pulses for nutrition and health...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
There is a strong case for single desk purchasing and marketing, as evidenced by experience in marketing malting and feed barley, and oilseeds (whole-of-industry) production... To meet the proposed renewable fuel market, some of the new demand will have to be supplied from current income-producing grain or sugar (ethanol) product... Australia will become a world leader in grain product differentiation...
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Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
Grain growers are experienced in management of farm chemicals, harvested grain and land resources that are core to their business... Grains industry leaders identified a need for industry to take further measuers to proactively demonstrate that growers are good stewards in their management of farm chemicals, grain products and land resources... The project will work with key specialists to prepare grain production stewardship modules that provide technical information to help grain growers and their advisers clearly understand and demonstrate their responsible handling and management of farm chemicals and harvested grain and suitable management of emissions and energy...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
A series of projects were undertaken to develop the potential of lupins as a feed grain for the aquaculture sector and to facilitate the adoption of lupins by this feed sector... The results of the work showed that inclusion of lupin kernel meals increased the rate of gut transit of the feed compared to the effects induced by the inclusion of soybean meal or a lupin protein concentrate... A total of eight products from CBH-Group and Weston Technologies were evaluated over a two-year period...
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