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While pleased with a yield of seven tonnes per hectare from his Gairdner barley, Tasmanian grower Rob Terry will change to Westminster in 2014 for its higher yield potential... Westminster is set to replace Gairdner as the dominant barley variety grown in Tasmania with the state's two major breweries, Cascade Brewery and Boag's Brewery, endorsing it for malting last year... Gairdner was released in 1998 and has long been the only malting variety these breweries would accept, although Barley Australia has given malting status to other varieties suited to Tasmania...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
New varieties reflect EPR role.. Mr McGrath says the EPR system allows variety owners to receive a return on their investment in crop breeding especially for non-hybrid crops... Mr McGrath says simpler licensing and EPR collection systems have evolved, making it easier for growers to understand and comply with their obligations under the Variety Licence...
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