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Quad bikes drive up toll.. There is about one on-farm fatality each week in Australia - a blunt reminder of the ongoing need for caution in agriculture, according to the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (ACAHS) at the University of Sydney... The latest statistics released by the ACAHS, based on an analysis of 2015 print media reports, show that 37 people - including four children - lost their lives in on-farm incidents between 1 January and 30 September 2015 and 74 were injured in non-fatal incidents...
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'Be alert, not alarmed' is the message to grain growers across Queensland and New South Wales when it comes to mice activity this winter... Recent reports suggest that mouse numbers have been moderate to high in areas of northern NSW and on the Darling Downs and growers are being urged to monitor populations and activity during and after sowing of this year's winter crops... Qualitative observations from the paddock are a critical part of ensuring that the surveillance data is up-to-date, extensive and useful, and growers and advisors are urged to report and map mouse presence, absence and level of activity through the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) supported MouseAlert website and app so others can see the scale and extent of localised mouse activity...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Business management skills and knowledge are critical to running a successful farm business... GRDC Farm Business Updates for Growers and Advisers (Adelaide 2013).. Proceedings booklet from the GRDC Farm Business Update held in Adelaide on 13 November 2013 < Keep browsing 0 Responses to GRDC Farm Business Update for Growers and Advisers (Adelaide 2013)..
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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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Ravensthorpe grower Bevan Tuckett with an instruments station being used to map different soil types for their responsiveness to nitrogen treatments and their water-holding capacity... A SMP is permanently installed and works by sensing moisture in close proximity (about a 10cm radius) to the probe, recording this information and sending it via a cable to a telemetry unit and data logger... More than 50 SMPs have been installed in recent years across WA's broadacre cropping areas in a range of trials supported by GRDC, CSIRO, the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA), advisers, grower groups and other industry stakeholders...
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Image of people at a conference (From left) GRDC manager of delivery programs Tom McCue with Andrew MacLeod and Helen Thompson from Federation University Australia, part of a GRDC-funded project to develop an online research repository for grain growers... Speaking at the Digital Rural Futures Conference hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba in June, Mr McCue said the aim is to adapt these technologies in a way that leads to practical and affordable tools that increase productivity and profit. ".. Samuel Coggins , from Canberra, is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Sydney...
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Dates and locations have been announced for the 2015 Western Australian Regional Crop Updates, which can help equip grain growers with the latest research results applicable to their area... Supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), 12 updates will be held throughout the WA grainbelt in March... GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts encouraged growers to attend the events to access relevant and timely information to help them boost farm productivity and profitability...
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Date claimer - Regional Crop Updates (Northern Agricultural Region).. GRDC western regional panel chairman Peter Roberts said information presented at the updates could help growers become better informed on ways to boost profitability on-farm, in a sustainable manner... "The events allow information from researchers to reach growers quickly, giving growers the opportunity to consider how results can be applied on their own farms."..
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Image of people at a conference (From left) GRDC manager of delivery programs Tom McCue with Andrew MacLeod and Helen Thompson from Federation University Australia, part of a GRDC-funded project to develop an online research repository for grain growers... Speaking at the Digital Rural Futures Conference hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba in June, Mr McCue said the aim is to adapt these technologies in a way that leads to practical and affordable tools that increase productivity and profit. ".. Samuel Coggins , from Canberra, is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Sydney...
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