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The GRDC is collaborating with CSIRO and Nuseed to develop canola varieties that express long-chain (LC) omega-3 oils that are currently sourced mainly from algae-eating ocean fish... Nuseed will commercialise the technology, which is expected to deliver from terrestrial crops these highly valuable oils that are said to be important in human physiology... The extra enzymes allow canola's existing short forms of omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA) to be extended into the long-chain varieties - eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) - that are normally sourced, via fish, from marine plants...
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NSW grower Bernie Walsh from Yanco sees a bright future in supplying maize to premium Asian markets, partly because Australia's non-GM maize has a market advantage over GM maize grown around the world... Bernie has always grown maize, along with seed lucerne, seed wheat and barley, and smaller quantities of rice, sunflowers, soybeans and mungbeans... This year, reflecting the increasing trade, Lachlan Commodities' purchasing is up to 45,000t of maize and the company is using bulk vessels out of both Brisbane and Geelong, Victoria...
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NSW grower Bernie Walsh from Yanco sees a bright future in supplying maize to premium Asian markets, partly because Australia's non-GM maize has a market advantage over GM maize grown around the world... Bernie has always grown maize, along with seed lucerne, seed wheat and barley, and smaller quantities of rice, sunflowers, soybeans and mungbeans... This year, reflecting the increasing trade, Lachlan Commodities' purchasing is up to 45,000t of maize and the company is using bulk vessels out of both Brisbane and Geelong, Victoria...
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" GCTV11: Australian Wheat for China 12 August 2013 Providing specifications and Australian wheat flour blends to Chinese millers and noodle manufacturers for premium quality food products being demanded by China's increasingly wealthy and expanding middle class... 39.01: Dr Ken Quail: Grain Growers Ltd, General Manager Technical Services 39.829: We wanted to get in and understand the Chinese requirements for premium products so that 46.23: we understood the technical wheat quality requirements for those products to be able 51.44: to identify which Australia wheats best serve that market... 91.799: Dr Ken Quail: We had made noodles in Australia and 95.759: dried them and taken them to China to run these trials and we had some comments when 101.109: we were running these workshops from these Chinese noodle experts that they were the 104.89: best noodles they had ever tasted and they had clearly not had access to Australian wheat 110.479: in these sort of circumstances before...
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